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
Pets are wonderful animals that give comfort and companionship. However, a national park is not the best place for them. They may chase, scare, or transmit diseases to wild animals. Many pets leave behind a "predator" scent that disturbs wild animals that can linger in the area for long periods of time and can disrupt or alter the behavior of the native animals this park has been set aside to protect.
If you choose to bring a pet to the park, please observe the following regulations:
Pet owners not adhering to regulations may be cited (minimum fine is $75). 36 CFR 2.15 provides more details concerning pets within National Park Service areas.
The following information is provided as a service and does not imply that we support or recommend these facilities: The nearest kennel to Bryce Canyon is located in Panguitch, approximately 30 miles northwest. Contact for PawzDogz at 435-691-3696.
Other Kennel Services in the area are located in Richfield UT (100 miles north), Cedar City UT (85 miles west) and Kanab UT (74 miles south).
Did You Know?
Pronghorn, once roaming the plains of North America in numbers second only to Bison, can be found at Bryce Canyon National Park. They are the fastest land mammal on the continent and only the second fastest mammalian runner in the whole world, reaching speeds of up to 60 mph! More...