Back Country Campsite Closed
Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek
Getting To Bryce Canyon National Park
Official GPS Coordinates at the Visitor Center:
TRAVEL ADVISORY: Damage to U.S. Highway 89 south of Page, Arizona has closed a portion of the road and this closure will affect those traveling between Bryce Canyon (and Zion) and Grand Canyon. A map showing alternate routes is available by clicking here.
From the South through Zion National Park: Take I-15 north to UT-9 (exit 16). Follow UT-9 east through Zion National Park to US-89. Travel north on US-89 to UT-12. Go east on UT-12 to UT-63. Take UT-63 south to Bryce Canyon National Park. The visitor center sits 1 mile inside the park boundary.
Take I-15 north to exit 59. Go east on 200 North, then south on Main Street to Center Street/UT-14. Travel east on UT-14 to US-89. Go north on US-89 to UT-12. Follow UT-12 east to UT-63. Take UT-63 south to Bryce Canyon National Park. The visitor center sits 1 mile inside the park boundary. This is a very scenic route during the summer months and early fall.
From the South through Bear (Dog) Valley: Take I-15 north to UT-20 (exit 95). Go east on UT-20 to US-89. Follow US-89 south to UT-12. Travel east on UT-12 to UT-63. Take UT-63 south to Bryce Canyon National Park. The visitor center sits 1 mile inside the park boundary.
Getting Around in the Park:
The park is open year-round. Roads are plowed and sanded after heavy snowstorms. Some roads may be temporarily closed during and immediately following winter storms, but the park is never closed.
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...