• 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.

Laws & Policies

Rules and Regulations that help you, the visitor, have a safe and enjoyable visit to Bryce Canyon.

  • Firearms in Parks - This section discusses the new law that went into effect February 22 2010. Click here for information.
  • Superintendent's letter (including map) addressing the use of private riding stock on trails in Bryce Canyon - PDF Document (130 kb).
  • Campground Regulations - PDF Document (50 kb).
  • Filming & Photography in the park. Special Use Permits & Instructions to properly fill them out are available here.

Did You Know?

USS Shenandoah at sea, USS Bryce Canyon is of the same class ship.

USS Bryce Canyon (AD-36) was named after the park. Commissioned 15 September 1950 at Charleston SC,(22 years after the park was established, to the day), Decommissioned 30 June 1981. A plaque, with a Flag and Ensign last flown over the ship are on display in the Headquarters building. More...