• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • Bryce Point to Peekaboo Connector Trail Closure

    Due to a large rockslide, the connecting trail from Bryce Point to Peekaboo Loop is closed. Trail will be reopened once repairs are made. The Peekaboo Loop is open, but must be accessed from Sunset or Sunrise Point.

  • Backcountry Campsite Closures

    Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, multiple backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek, Swamp Canyon, Natural Bridge, Iron Spring, Corral Hollow, Riggs Spring and Yovimpa Pass.

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?

Mountain lion standing on snow

Mountain Lions have one of the highest hunting success ratios of any predator. 80% of the time they chase a deer, the deer ends up as food. At Bryce Canyon, Mountain Lions are most often seen in winter. More...