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Mountain Lion Safety Tips

Mountain lions serve an important role in parks ecosystem because they prevent the over-population of deer and other small mammals. Generally, the big cats are calm, quiet and elusive. Sightings are rare, so if you spot one, consider yourself privileged! A mountain lion attack is an extremely unlikely event. To ...

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Can we do night sky viewing at Capitol Reef like at Bryce? We will miss the astronomy show at Bryce unfortunately.
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Capitol Reef National Park, Astronomy/Stargazing
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Hi carmenclick,

There are a ton of great night sky programs at Bryce and many other parks! check out these links:

http://www.nps.gov/care/naturescience/night-sky-photos.htm

Hope you have a great time. Keep Exploring!

 

 

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