Utah Prairie Dog Day, Bryce Canyon National Park

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Utah Prairie Dog Day

The prairie dog is an important member of the Bryce Canyon's plateau society. the Bryce Canyon Utah Prairie Dog Dog celebrates this role in the park history and invite you to learn a little more about them. Read More

  • Free for visitors
  • Kids and family friendly events
  • Celebrate the prairie dog in Utah

Overview: The prairie dog has been listed as an endangered species since the 70's and was introduced back into the Utah ecosystem by Bryce Canyon National Park. they are considered a "keystone species" in Bryce and therefor this special day is to celebrate the little guys.

When: Celebrated annually in April. Check the NPS schedule for details.
Where: Throughout Bryce Canyon National Park

Fees: This is a free event for visitors

Details: Events are planned throughout the day in celebration of the prairie dog. Look for keynote speakers, presentations, kids table events, activities and refreshments as well as an art contest.

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