• 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.

Management

Main Entrance Sign to Bryce Canyon National Park

Main Entrance Sign

NPS

Mission Statement

The mission of the National Park Service at Bryce Canyon National Park is to preserve, conserve, protect, and provide for the enjoyment of nationally significant resources including spectacular geologic formations, clean air, panoramic vistas, native vegetation and wildlife and the history of human interaction with them.

 
Designations
Bryce Canyon National Park - September 15, 1928
Bryce Canyon National Monument - June 8, 1923

Did You Know?

Hoodoos stand as sentinels with their magic

The geologic term, hoodoo, lives on at Bryce Canyon National Park as perpetuated by early geologists who thought the rock formations could cast a spell on you with their magical spires and towering arches. More...