U.S. Highway 89 Bryce Canyon to Grand Canyon
Road damage south of Page, Arizona will impact travel between Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon National Parks. Click for a travel advisory and link to a map with suggested alternate routes: More »
Sunset Campground Construction
From April-July 2014, three new restroom facilities will be constructed in Sunset Campground. Visitors may experience construction noise and dust, as well as some campsite and restroom closures. 'Sunset Campground' webpage has additional information. More »
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.
Wall Street Section of Navajo Loop Closed
Due to dangerous conditions (falling rock and treacherous, icy switchbacks), the Wall Street section of the Navajo Loop Trail is CLOSED. It will reopen in Spring once freezing temperatures have subsided.
Backcountry Campsite Closures
Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, two backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek and Iron Spring.
Visitor Center Hours for Winter
Contact: Larry Thrower, 435.834.4770
Bryce Canyon National Park Prepares for the 2009 Winter Season
In preparation for the approaching winter season, the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center will be open from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM starting on November 1, 2009. At the Visitor Center you can plan your visit with information on hiking, attractions and interpretive programs. An award-winning 22-minute video, Shadows of Time, and museum exhibits provide an orientation to the park’s natural and cultural features. The Bryce Canyon Natural History Association operates from the Visitor Center selling books, publications and gifts to make your stay more enjoyable.
The Bryce Canyon Lodge, horse rides down into the canyon, and the General Store at Sunrise Point have closed.
Entrance fees are $25 per vehicle and good for seven days in Bryce Canyon National Park. Camping fees are $15 per night to camp in the park’s campgrounds. Sites in North Campground are currently available.
Temperatures are starting to drop, visitors are reminded to prepare for possible snowy conditions, icy roads, and muddy trails. Currently trails and roads may be temporarily closed due to weather. When hiking in the park, be sure to wear hiking boots, carry water and adequate sun protection. The park’s 8,000 feet elevation requires extra effort in the thin air.
For more information, please visit the park’s website at: www.nps.gov/brca or call 435-834-5322.
Did You Know?
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...