• 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

Iron Spring Campsite

This site is 3.9 miles north of Rainbow Point and 3.9 miles (6.3 km) south of Natural Bridge Campsite. Iron Spring .12 miles (.19 km) north of the campsite has reliable but bad-looking water. There is sandy soil, Ponderosas, White Fir, Douglas-fir, Manzanita and groves of young Quaking Aspens, just to the north and to the south. You can get a glimpse of the cliffs above the trees. There are some logs to sit on. If you use the water, be sure to purify by boiling for at least 10 minutes, or use filtering or purifying tablets.

Datum WGS 84, 37 29 26.5 N, 112 14 38.2 W. Altitude 7925 feet (2416 m).

 
Iron Spring Campsite and water
Iron Spring Campsite and water
text and images courtesy of Ron Warner

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...