• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • Back Country Campsite Closed

    Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek

Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes

More Things Bug Us Than We Know!
Little is known about the insects of Bryce Canyon. Forty-five species of butterflies and moths have been identified, so it is very likely that we have well over 1,000 different species of insects overall. On the other hand, many park visitors favorably remark on how few of the most loathsome insects such as mosquitoes, flies, and gnats we actually have.

As this section of the website is developed you can learn more about "creepy crawlies" of Bryce Canyon.

Did You Know?

Temple-like spires can be seen in the main amphitheater at Bryce

March 13, 1919: A Utah Joint Memorial passed legislation which read in part: We urge that the Congress of the United States set aside for the use and enjoyment of the people a suitable area embracing "Bryce's Canyon" as a national monument under the name: "Temple of the Gods National Monument." More...