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.
Experiencing Bryce Canyon is a great way to prepare for your visit. This 6-minute video provides an introduction to the park, including a brief look at park history and geology, viewpoints, hiking trails, and the scenic drive. (Files are approximately 23 mb)
In The Wild Side of Bryce: Utah Prairie Dogs you will have the opportunity to meet one of Bryce Canyon's favorite animals. Join Park Ranger Kevin Doxstater to learn about these fascinating creatures in this 6 minute video podcast. (Files are 24 mb)
Bryce Canyon Lodge A Step Back in Time is an introduction to the historic Bryce Canyon Lodge and its role as part of the Union Pacific Railroad's Loop Tour in the 1920s and 1930s. Your guide is Park Ranger Linda Brown in this less than 4 minute podcast. (Files are 14 mb)
Downloading Instructions: Each podcast is offered with or without captions in formats compatible with iPod or other portable video devices. The podcasts can also be viewed on your computer with the QuickTime player. To download right-click (or command-click) on the file name and save to your computer.
Did You Know?
March 13, 1919: A Utah Joint Memorial passed legislation which read in part: We urge that the Congress of the United States set aside for the use and enjoyment of the people a suitable area embracing "Bryce's Canyon" as a national monument under the name: "Temple of the Gods National Monument." More...