• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • 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.

  • Backcountry Campsite Closures

    Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, multiple backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek, Swamp Canyon, Natural Bridge, Iron Spring, Corral Hollow, Riggs Spring and Yovimpa Pass.

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?

Hoodoos stand as sentinels with their magic

The geologic term, hoodoo, lives on at Bryce Canyon National Park as perpetuated by early geologists who thought the rock formations could cast a spell on you with their magical spires and towering arches. More...