• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • 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

Operating Hours & Seasons

The park is open 24 hours per day throughout the year. There may be temporary road closures during and shortly after winter snow storms until plowing is completed and conditions are safe for visitor traffic. Road maintenance may require brief closures of individual areas at other times.
 

Facilities

Visitor Center

Operating Hours
Summer 8am - 8pm (May - September)
Fall (October) 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Winter (November - March) 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Spring (April) 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Phone
435/834-5322

Location
4.5 miles south of the intersection of Hwy. 12 & Hwy. 63 OR 1.5 miles inside Bryce Canyon National Park's northern boundary.

Closures
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day (Visitor Center and Fee Booths Only)

Special Programs
Short informational Video shown on the 1/2 hour and on the hour. Short Geology talks (usually held at Sunset Point) are held in the Visitor Center Museum during bad weather.

Exhibits
A museum with displays on local Geology, Wildlife, Star Gazing, Historic and Prehistoric Culture.

Available Facilities
Restrooms, Bookstore, and a Ranger/VIP staffed Information Desk. Obtain Backcountry Permits at this desk.

Reminder
Daylight Savings Time begins the second Sunday in March and ends the first Sunday in November. Bryce Canyon is in the Mountain Time Zone.

Did You Know?

Milky Way with hoodoos

Bryce Canyon National Park has a 7.4 limiting magnitude night sky! In most rural areas of the United States, 2500 stars can be seen on a clear night. At Bryce Canyon, 7500 stars can be seen twinkling in the void! More...