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.
Getting Married at Bryce Canyon
A wedding ceremony held at Bryce Canyon National Park, one of the most beautiful parks in the west, is a special occasion for everyone. We have developed guidelines to help you and your guests have a memorable experience and at the same time protect the resources for future generations. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the park.
To be married in Bryce Canyon National Park you must:
Special Use Permit required for Weddings:
The National Park Service issues a Special Use Permit for all weddings held in Bryce Canyon National Park.
Permits must be obtained in advance of your event (no later than two (2) weeks before the ceremony date). All requests for permits must include:
Performing the ceremony:
The following individuals may perform wedding ceremonies at Bryce Canyon.
For weddings in the surrounding Forest Service area, such as Red Canyon, please contact Boyd Smith with the USDA Forest Service Office in Panguitch at 435-676-9300.
Did You Know?
The Bryce Canyon Lodge, constructed in multiple phases throughout the 1920s, is a National Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the last of the original lodges, designed by Gilbert Stanley Underwood and built by the Utah Parks Company, to survive within the Grand Circle. More...