Fees & Passes

The entrance fee to Bryce Canyon National Park is $30 per private vehicle. The fee for an individual entering by foot, bicycle, non-commercial group, or clients entering on a Commercial Use Authorization is $15 per person. Motorcycle entrance is $25 per motorcycle. Admission is for seven days and includes unlimited use of the Shuttle during its operating season. Refunds will not be given due to inclement weather. Bryce Canyon accepts current Federal Recreational Lands Passes for admission to the park. Additional information regarding fees at Bryce Canyon, including information about commercial tours, can be found on this page.

For links to information regarding film and still photography permits, weddings, spreading of ashes, commercial use permits (including bicycle tours, hiking tours, motorcycle tours, and photography/painting workshops), or academic fee waivers, please visit the Permits & Reservations page.

Reservations for camping and lodging are recommended. Camping fees are in addition to entrance fees, and are charged per night. A limited number of campsites may be reserved from late May to late September and reservations fill up fast (the remaining campsites are first-come first-served). Reservations can be made up to six months in advance.

The National Park Service has designated the following fee free days for 2016:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18, 2016
  • National Park Week, April 16-24, 2016
  • National Park Service's 100th Birthday Weekend, August 25-28, 2016
  • National Public Lands Day, September 24, 2016
  • Veteran's Day, November 11, 2016

Bryce Canyon National Park will waive entrance fees during the fee-free periods. The entrance stations will be staffed to provide maps, information and to sell annual park passes.

The waiver does not include other fees such as camping. As these fee-free days may be extra busy with traffic and parking congestion, visitors are encouraged to ride the park's free shuttle when available.

Bryce Canyon participates in the Congressionally authorized Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act. Under this program, parks keep 80% of all fees collected;the remaining 20% will be deposited in a special account to be used in parks where fees are not collected. Funds generated by the fees are used to accomplish projects the parks have been unable to fund through yearly Congressional allocations. Projects include the protection of the parks' road investment through overlays, patching, chipseal, drainage, and erosion control;enhancement of accessibility for the physically challenged to park resources and buildings, upgrading of park campgrounds, and amphitheaters;rehabilitation of park structures;and repair of failing elements in utility systems parkwide. Funded projects increase the quality of the visitor experience and enhance the protection of park resources.

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