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.
Certain activities at Bryce Canyon National Park require that you obtain a Special Use Permit prior to your visit:
Commercial Filming and Photography
Permits are necessary for all commercial filming and still photography. Guidelines and other information, including a linik to download the permit application may be found here.
Bryce Canyon will provide a spectacular backdrop for your wedding. Locations are restricted and a permit application, as well as other information, is available at this link.
Scattering Cremated Remains
Bryce Canyon National Park does allow the scattering of cremated human remains within the park. This activity requires a Special Use Permit available here.
Other Special Uses
Some activities that fall outside normal visitation at Bryce Canyon National Park also require obtaining a Special Use Permit. Examples would be a First Amendment use, staging a foot or cycle race, and other activities. You may download this permit with the following link: General Special Use Permit
Did You Know?
The Bryce Canyon Lodge, constructed in multiple phases throughout the 1920s, is a National Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the last of the original lodges, designed by Gilbert Stanley Underwood and built by the Utah Parks Company, to survive within the Grand Circle. More...