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Photography in Utah’s National Parks: Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands, Arches, Plus Antelope Canyon

Program Number: 14191RJ
Start and End Dates:
4/28/2015 - 5/5/2015; 6/15/2015 - 6/22/2015; 9/9/2015 - 9/16/2015;
Duration: 7 nights
Location: St. George, Utah
Price starting at: $1,498.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Photography; National Parks; On the Road
Meals: 18; 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian; Gluten Free    

America’s Red Rock National Parks — Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands, and Antelope Canyon — are a feast for the eyes and a thrilling challenge to capture with your camera. Improve your photography (digital or film) skills on this journey led by an expert photographer. Sunsets over the Colorado River, sandstone arches and whimsical hoodoos await you and your camera.




Highlights

• Learn to use basic camera functions to create outstanding compositions and experiment with new techniques.
• Class discussions, photo shoots, photo reviews, and talks with our instructors contribute to your improvement as a photographer.
• Take home treasured images of the world’s greatest scenic rock formations!



Activity Particulars

Walking up to two miles per day on groomed trails. Elevations of 9,000 feet. All photography skill levels welcome.




Date Specific Information

4-28-2015, 6-15-2015, 9-9-2015

Enjoy the latest in hearing technology — listening devices — on this date.



Itinerary Summary

Arrival St. George, 1 night; coach to Zion National Park, 1 night; coach to Bryce Canyon, 1 night; coach to Moab, 2 nights; coach to Page, AZ, 1 night; coach to St. George, 1 night; departure.



Coordinated by Dixie State University.




St. George

The largest city in south-central Utah is at the center of the region's arches, mesas, pinnacles and buttes, in close proximity to Zion, Bryce, and Grand Canyon national parks, as well as Lake Powell and prehistoric archaeological sites.



Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon, famous for its unique geology, consists of a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters carved from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah. Erosion and rainwater have shaped the colorful limestone rock into bizarre shapes including slot canyons, windows, fins and spires called "hoodoos."



Capitol Reef National Park

This geologically unique area was called the “Land of the Sleeping Rainbow” by the Navajo because of the brilliantly colored canyon walls, though a line of white, dome-shaped rocks informs the park’s official name.



Moab

Site of a busy Colorado River crossing before the construction of the railroads, the town of Moab grew into an important mining community with the discovery of potash, manganese, oil and gas deposits in the early 1900s. Today Moab is a gateway to Arches and Canyonlands national parks and a popular base for mountain bikers and off-roaders.



Zion National Park

True to its name, which means "refuge" or "sanctuary" in ancient Hebrew, Zion is an oasis at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin and Mojave Desert provinces, encompassing sandstone canyons and colorful, high plateaus.



Accommodations
Lodges and inns convenient to National Parks; most feature pools.

Road Scholar Instructors
These instructors are participating on at least one date of this program. Please note that changes may occur.
Duke Breitenbach

Duke Breitenbach has had an interest in photography since his youth, ever since a Boy Scout photography merit badge class opened his eyes to the darkroom and beyond. After retiring from a 35-year long career as an engineer in the U.S. Navy, photography became his principle hobby. He lived in northern Idaho during the summers and the west coast of Florida in the winters, and became an active member in the Dimage photo club in Sarasota during the transition from film to digital. After being persuaded that digital imaging was the new technology, he taught numerous digital photo classes in Florida. Duke had always envisioned Utah as an ultimate photography destination, and moved to St. George in 2006 where he quickly became affiliated with the Color Country Camera Club (CCCC) and the Institute for Continued Learning (ICL) at Dixie State University. Duke teaches digital photography classes for ICL and leads photo shoot trips. He is primarily a landscape photographer.
 
Meals and Lodgings
   College Inn
  St. George, Utah 1 night
   Zion Park Inn
  Zion National Park 1 night
   Ruby's Inn
  Bryce Canyon National Park 1 night
   River Canyon Lodge
  Moab, Utah 2 nights
   Best Western At Lake Powell
  Lake Powell, Wahweap 1 night
   College Inn
  St. George, Utah 1 night
 College Inn
Type: Inn
  Description: The College Inn is located in the heart of the historic district in St. George, six blocks from Dixie State University's campus. The historic district offers restored pioneer homes and buildings. This facility is used specifically for Road Scholar and other educational groups it is not used as housing for college students. St. George has beautiful red rock cliff and lava rock mesa as back drop with larger mountains and rock formations that can be seen in the distance. A lounge area with couches, DirecTV, a refrigerator, soda pop machine, guest laundry and microwave are available for your use. We also have a beautiful heated pool and hot tub for your enjoyment. The rooms do not have phones or televisions, but a public phone is available at the front desk.
  Contact info: 123 East 100 South
St. George, UT 84770 USA
phone: 435-634-2050
web: www.dixie.edu/roadscholar/Location.html
  Room amenities: Each room has two full size beds, private bath, free WiFi wireless Internet, hairdryer, soap & shampoo and individual heating and air-conditioning unit.
  Facility amenities: A lounge area with couches, DirecTV in lounge, free WiFi wireless Internet, a refrigerator, soda pop machine, guest laundry and microwave are available for your use. We also have a beautiful heated pool and hot tub for your enjoyment.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Additional nights prior: $35 If you want to arrive early or stay over following the program you can arrange to stay with us for $35 per room per night. Please call (435) 634-2050 at least one week in advance during regular business hours to make a reservation.
  Check in time: 3:00 PM
  Additional nights after: $35 If you want to arrive early or stay over following the program you can arrange to stay with us for $35 per room per night. Please call (435) 634-2050 at least one week in advance during regular business hours to make a reservation.
  Check out time: 11:30 AM

 Zion Park Inn
Type: Inn
  Description: Zion Park Inn has the towering red rock cliffs of Zion National Park as a backdrop and offers spectacular views from rooms and the restaurant windows. This premier lodging choice offers stunning scenery along with excellent amenities and comfortable rooms. The Zion Park Inn is the largest facility within Zion National Park area. The comfortable guest rooms have been designed to echo the natural elegance of Zion National Park. Natural furnishings complement the creature comforts and amenities you would expect in the heart of Zion National Park lodging. Guests can relax in the "Great Room" with its soaring ceiling and roaring fireplace, take a dip in the outdoor pool, or soak in the hot tub. Whatever you choose, you'll enjoy the charm and beauty of the meticulously landscaped grounds.
  Contact info: 1215 Zion Park Blvd
Springdale, UT 84767 USA
phone: 435-772-3200
web: www.zionparkinn.com
  Room amenities: In room coffee Satellite television Alarm clock Individual heating & air Desk/work area Free wireless internet access Free local telephone calls and long distance access Non-smoking & smoking rooms available
  Facility amenities: Convenient on site amenities include Switchback Grille, restaurant, & patio deli In-room coffee Heated outdoor pool (seasonal) Hot tub (year-round) Free wireless internet access Basketball and volleyball Badminton & horseshoe pits Putting Green Meeting/banquet facilities Catering and Conference services Safe deposit box Baggage hold Gift shop Liquor Store 24-hour front desk Elevator Ice machine Complimentary shuttle to city center & National Park.(seasonal)
  Smoking allowed: Yes
  Elevators available: Yes

 Ruby's Inn
Type: Inn
  Description: Ruby's Inn is the closest accommodation to Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah and is the perfect base for your exploration of scenic Southern Utah. We offer the finest Accommodations, RV Park/Campground and amenities in the Bryce Canyon National Park region. Ruby's Inn at Bryce Canyon is a destination in and of itself and is the perfect base for area exploration. We offer the finest accommodations and amenities in the Bryce Canyon National Park region. Ruby's Inn at Bryce Canyon has been serving travelers since 1916 and is a destination in and of itself.
  Contact info: 1000 South Highway 63
Bryce, UT 84764 USA
phone: 866-866-6616
web: www.rubysinn.com
  Room amenities: Non-Smoking Rooms • Color Satellite TV • Air Conditioning • Direct Dial Phone • In-room coffee/tea maker • Hair dryer, iron and ironing board • High Speed WiFi internet access
  Facility amenities: Indoor swimming pool & spa, large general store,WiFi internet access, eight internet kiosks, laundromat, ATM machines, and one hour photo.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 River Canyon Lodge
Type: Hotel
  Description: The River Canyon Lodge is a Moab hotel that understands your needs and can be your partner in discovering all that Utah has to offer.
  Contact info: 71 West 200 North
Moab, UT 84532 USA
phone: 866-486-6738
web: www.rivercanyonlodge.com
  Room amenities: All rooms are comfortable and tastefully furnished in southwestern decor that embodies the surrounding red stone landscape. • Refrigerator & microwave • 25" Television • Extended cable (ESPN, HBO, Disney) • Free WiFi internet connection • Air conditioning
  Facility amenities: Lodge style ambiance and comfort just 1/2 block off Main Street. * Large outdoor pool * 12-person hot tub * Key card locking system * Free WiFi high-speed internet connection * 24 hour front desk * Free local calls * Friendly and helpful staff
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes

 Best Western At Lake Powell
Type: Hotel
  Description: The Best Western at Lake Powell is your ideal lodging choice in the Page-Lake Powell area. The hotel is located just minutes from beautiful Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon Dam in Page, Arizona. The Best Western at Lake Powell offers the convenience of a central location in the heart of Page surrounded by shops, galleries, museums, and restaurants.
  Contact info: 208 North Lake Powell Blvd.
Page, AZ 86040 USA
phone: 928-645-5988
web: www.innatlakepowell.com
  Room amenities: Furnished in Southwestern decor, each room features wireless internet, in-room coffeemaker, iron with ironing board, 27" cable TV with premium channels (HBO, CNN, ESPN, Disney), Hairdryer, and AM/FM radio alarm clock.
  Facility amenities: Outdoor pool & spa, free high speed internet, fitness center, fax and copy services, safety deposit boxes, and 24-hour front desk service.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
3:00 pm at the College Inn Lobby for check-in. You will be staying at College Inn that night.
  End of Program:
Program ends after breakfast at 08:00AM. You will be staying at College Inn the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. None
  Parking availability:
No fee
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  St. George, Utah
  Nearest city or town:  St. George, Utah
  Nearest highway: Intersate 15 comes right to St. George
  Nearest airport:  St. George for two airlines United Express and Skywest a Delta Connection from Salt Lake City. All airlines to Las Vegas, McCarron Airport.
  From End of Program
  Location: St. George, Utah
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

St. George, UT

 

To Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Hotel Shuttle
Dixie State University Road Scholar
phone: 435-634-2050
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$15.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

20 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

17.5 miles

   

Please make reservation at least one week in advance.

 

Las Vegas, NV

 

To Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
St. George Shuttle
phone: 800-933-8320 xor4356288320
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$34.00 one-way, $55.00 round trip (Subject to change)
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

2 hours 

 

Distance:

 

120 miles

   

When making reservations inform them you are with Road Scholar and they will pick you up right at our front door at the College Inn. We recommend booking a Shuttle that arrives at least 2 hours prior to your departure to account for Las Vegas traffic delays. Check schedules and make reservations on their website: (http://www.stgshuttle.com/las_vegas_to_road_scholar_to_las_vegas.php)

 

St. George, UT

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Hotel Shuttle
Dixie State University Road Scholar
phone: 435-634-2050
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$15.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

20 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

17.5 miles

   

Please make reservation at least one week in advance.

 

Las Vegas, NV

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
St. George Shuttle
phone: 800-933-8320 xor4356288320
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$34.00 one-way, $55.00 round trip (Subject to change)
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

2 hours 

 

Distance:

 

120 miles

   

When making reservations, inform them you are with Road Scholar and they will bring you right to our front door at the College Inn. Book your Shuttle at least 1 hour after arrival time. Terminal One arrivals, meet the shuttle on Zero Level. Terminal Three arrivals, go to zero level, exit door 55 and take Airport Shuttle to Terminal One Zero Level. Make reservations by phone or at website: (http://www.stgshuttle.com/las_vegas_to_road_scholar_to_las_vegas.php)

 
Driving Directions
  Interstate 15 St. George, Utah is easily accessed on I-15. Travel from north or southbound I-15, exit at St. George Blvd. It is exit number 8. Turn and travel west on St. George Blvd. (If you are arriving from the north, you turn right onto St. George Blvd or if from the south you turn left.) Travel west 9 blocks to 200 East Street. Turn left and travel two blocks. At 100 South turn right. Travel 1/2 block to College Inn. The address is 123 East 100 South. Enter the parking lot on the east side of the building. Free parking is available behind the building.
Elevation Note: The highest elevation at about 9,000 feet. We will walk various trails and go to view points.

Equipment Requirements: We suggest you bring a day pack that you can put on your back or around your waist to carry your water bottle and other items. Walking shoes with good tread for the daily hiking field study. We will provide an instructor and hike leader for all outings.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Welcome and Introductions
(Tuesday, April 28)
   
 Arrive To: 3:00 - 5:00 pm Arrive at the College Inn for check in. The College Inn is located at 123 East 100 South in St. George, Utah. It is about 6 blocks from the Dixie State University Campus.
 Dinner: 5:15 pm - Transfer to Dixie State University's Red Rock Cafe for a delicious banquet dinner.
 Evening: Following dinner have a brief welcome orientation and overview of our daily activities and itinerary. After orientation we'll have a brief introduction to photography class.
   
Accommodations: College Inn
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Zion National Park
(Wednesday, April 29)
   
 Breakfast: 7:00 - 8:00 am - Continental breakfast buffet at the College Inn which includes hard boiled eggs, hot oatmeal, cereal, fruit, yogurt, pastries, toast, milk & juice.
 Morning: Photo shoots in Zion National Park! Learn how water erosion shapes the rocks a little bit differently in each park we visit.
 Lunch: Lunch at Wildcat Willies
 Afternoon: Continue in Zion National Park. Transfer to hotel for 2:00 pm Photo Class.
 Dinner: 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Dinner at Switchback Grille with a choice of Honey Pecan Utah Mountain Trout or Spit-Roasted Chicken with assorted side dishes of potatoes, rice, and vegetables.
 Evening: 7:30 pm - Depart for a sunset photo shoot. (Sunset @ 8:10 pm)
   
Accommodations: Zion Park Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Bryce Canyon National Park
(Thursday, April 30)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast at Switchback Grille's Canyon Buffet which includes fresh fruit, yogurt, fresh baked goods, bagels, cereal,waffles, eggs, omeletes, french toast, pancakes, smoked bacon, jumbo sausage, breakfast potatoes, Starbuck's coffee, and assorted teas, juice and milk.
 Morning: Check out 8:15 Depart Travel to Bryce Canyon National Park Photo shoot field trip and walks. Explore the fascinating Hoodoo formations and enjoy the scenic beauty!
 Lunch: Have lunch at Ruby's, near the entrance to Bryce Canyon. Ruby's puts on a great buffet.
 Afternoon: Continue in Bryce Canyon National Park. Transfer to hotel for 2:00 pm Photo Class.
 Dinner: 6:00 pm - Buffet Dinner at Ruby's Cowboy Buffet & Steak Room including BBQ Beef & Pork Ribs, Baked Chicken, Asian Orange Chicken, Baked Pollock, Cornbread, Soup & Salad.
 Evening: 7:30 pm - Depart for a sunset photo shoot. (Sunset @ 8:17 pm)
   
Accommodations: Ruby's Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Color Country/ Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument/Arches National Park
(Friday, May 1)
   
 Breakfast: 5:15 am - Depart for Sunrise photo shoot. 8:00 - 9:00 am - Return for breakfast at Ruby's Cowboy Buffet which includes fresh fruit, yogurt, assorted baked goods, cereal, scrambled eggs, french toast, oatmeal, smoked bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, coffee, and assorted teas, juice and milk.
 Morning: Check out and depart at 9:30 am. Travel highway 12 - this amazing "Canyon Country!" This highway travels through the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and over Boulder Mountain. One of the most scenic highways in the US provides sweeping views and we will stop to take photos.
 Lunch: Lunch at the Tamarisk Restaurant in Green River. Sample their delicious soup and salad bar, fresh fruit, roasted chicken, fish, and enchiladas, topped off with homemade lemon or apple cobbler.
 Afternoon: Travel to the John Wesley Powell Museum in Green River, Utah. Explore the museum and learn about this great explorer and his expeditions. This is a wonderful museum that captures the spirit of this great and determined explorer. It is a fitting introduction as we approach the Colorado River area that he first mapped and explored in such an exciting and adventurous fashion. Arrive in the Arches Area and get settled into you hotel room.
 Dinner: Dinner on your own.
 Evening: 7:15 pm - Depart for a sunset photo shoot. (Sunset @ 8:10 pm)
   
Accommodations: River Canyon Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Arches National Park
(Saturday, May 2)
   
 Breakfast: 7:00 - 8:00 am - Continental breakfast at the hotel.
 Morning: 8:15 am - Photo shoot in Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. Whether teetering on the edge of a cliff top mesa or crouching under a rock arch for the perfect angle, this is a landscape so awe inspiring that it is exhilarating to capture it on film!
 Lunch: Box lunch on the trail.
 Afternoon: Continue photos of the Colorado River from Canyonlands, a variety of unusual rock formations, deeply eroded canyons interspersed with sheer-sided mesas, balanced rocks and more. Travel and return to the hotel in Moab.
 Dinner: Dinner on your own.
 Evening: Explore Moab and enjoy an evening out or just relax!
   
Accommodations: River Canyon Lodge
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Photo shoot in Canyonlands and Arches National Park
(Sunday, May 3)
   
 Breakfast: 7:00 - 8:00 am - Continental breakfast at the hotel.
 Morning: Check out and travel to Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyonlands National Park. Continue on to Monument Valley.
 Lunch: Lunch at Goulding’s Stagecoach Dining Room in Monument Valley which offers a spectacular, panoramic view of one of Mother Nature’s unique creations. Located at the site of many of the classic western movies, enjoy a meal overlooking the historic Goulding’s Trading Post and the same vista that John Wayne, John Ford and Henry Fonda made famous. The dining room is staffed by local Navajos (Dine’) so you'll have the chance to experience the grace and culture of this Southwestern Native American people while enjoying a choice of a traditional Navajo Taco with Navajo Fry Bread, Beef Stew, soup & salad bar, or Club Sandwich.
 Afternoon: Explore & photograph Monument Valley. Continue on to Page, Arizona and check into hotel.
 Dinner: Dinner buffet at Mandarin Gourmet. Delicious assortment of beef, chicken, prawns and vegetable dishes as well as fresh salad and dessert.
 Evening: Free Time
   
Accommodations: Best Western At Lake Powell
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Lake Powell/Antelope Canyon
(Monday, May 4)
   
 Breakfast: 8:00 - 9:00 am - Breakfast Buffet at Glen Canyon Steakhouse which includes fresh fruit, yogurt, pancakes, french toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, hashbrowns, cereal, assorted pastries, coffee, tea, and juice.
 Morning: Photo shoot at Lower Antelope Canyon.
 Lunch: Lunch at Antelope Marina
 Afternoon: Depart and travel to St. George.
 Dinner: Closing dinner at Dixie State College Conference Room.
 Evening: Conclude with a photo finale opportunity to share photos. Take home treasured photos of the world's greatest scenic rock formations!
   
Accommodations: College Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Departure
(Tuesday, May 5)
   
 Breakfast: 7:00 - 8:00 am - Enjoy a continental breakfast buffet at the College Inn which includes hard boiled eggs, hot oatmeal, cereal, fruit, yogurt, pastries, toast, milk & juice.
 Morning: Depart following breakfast
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  St. George, Utah Historic Sites, restored pioneer buildings and homes
There are 27 Historic Sites, restored pioneer buildings and homes all within walking distance of the College Inn. When you arrive, we have a map highlighting each building or home. During the summer months a special tour called St. George Live is offered. The guides dress in pioneer clothing and tell the history as though they were the pioneer that built the home, etc. If you only have a little time to visit the historic sites, you will want to include the following. Brigham Young's Winter Home 67 West 200 North; St. George Tabernacle located on the southwest corner of Main Street and Tabernacle St.;St. George Opera House 200 North Main Street; St. George Temple Visitors Center 250 East 400 South. ~~~Historic St. George Walking Tour, 435-634-5942 Begin your tour at the Old Pioneer c\Courthouse at 100 East & St George Boulevard (Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center). From there, spend an enjoyable hour or two strolling the street of early-day St George, where many pre-turn of-the-century public buildings and private homes still stand as reminders of a by-gone-era. You may pick up a printed map and descriptions of each building at the Chamber Visitor's Center as you begin your tour. ~~~Historic St George Live Tour, 435-634-5942 200 North & Main, St George, UT 84770 If you are fortunate enough to be in the area anytime between Memorial Day and Labor Day don't miss the opportunity to acquaint yourself with the history and culture of the area. Historic figures come alive at six sites and describe living in Dixie at the turn of the century. Entertaining and educational for the whole family. Tuesday-Saturday at 9:00 am and 10:30 am. Tickets are $2.00 for adults and children under 12 are free. Tours begin at the St George Art Museum. Special tours can be arranged year round with advanced scheduling. For additional information, visit www.stgeorgechamber.com/historic_downtown.htm
  Zion National Park General Information
The below web site offers a good resource for information. www.nps.gov/zion This is the National Parks website and is a good resource also. For additional information, visit www.zionpark.com/index.htm
  Bryce Canyon National Park Ranger Programs
Free Ranger Programs offered all year round will share fascinating information about Bryce Canyon National Park! In the winter, they offer Geology Talks and snowshoe hikes (when there's enough snow) and the occasional Astronomy Program. In the summer, they go into high gear offering 4-7 programs each day to accommodate the enthusiasm of our visitors. Here's a sample Canyon Hike: 2-3 hours, 2-3 miles, early morning moderately difficult hike into the heart of Bryce Canyon Rim Walk: 1-2 hours, 1 mile late afternoon leisurely stroll along the canyon rim. Geology Talk: 20-30 minute presentation on Bryce Canyon's worldly unique geology. Just for Kids Program: 45-60 minute activity-driven programs for children ages 5-12. All children must be accompanied by at least one parent or guardian. NOTE: Advanced Reservations are required and must be made at the Visitor Center. Reservations are accepted up to 1-day in advance. Evening Program: 45-60 minute in-depth look at some of the interesting resources and compelling stories Bryce Canyon preserves. Night Sky Special Events: FULL MOON HIKES NOTE: Reservations are required for full-moon hikes. Reservations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis and can only be made the day of the scheduled hike at the visitor center. STAR PARTIES "Stars in the Park" by Patrick Wiggins, NASA Solar System Ambassador to Utah and volunteer with the Utah Museum of Natural History. Patrick offers the latest in astronomy and space exploration with humorous distinctions between science fiction and science fact. "Viewing the Void" by Park Ranger Kevin Poe tour of the history and expanse of the Universe. Look at how it all might have begun and how it all might end. As Kevin says "Space is really, BIG and really, EMPTY, and on this tiny planet there are few places better than Bryce Canyon to view the void." The times, locations and subjects for lectures are posted at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center. For additional information, visit www.nps.gov/brca
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


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