• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • U.S. Highway 89 Bryce Canyon to Grand Canyon

    Road damage south of Page, Arizona will impact travel between Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon National Parks. Click for a travel advisory and link to a map with suggested alternate routes: More »

  • Sunset Campground Construction

    From April-July 2014, three new restroom facilities will be constructed in Sunset Campground. Visitors may experience construction noise and dust, as well as some campsite and restroom closures. 'Sunset Campground' webpage has additional information. More »

  • 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.

  • Wall Street Section of Navajo Loop Closed

    Due to dangerous conditions (falling rock and treacherous, icy switchbacks), the Wall Street section of the Navajo Loop Trail is CLOSED. It will reopen in Spring once freezing temperatures have subsided.

  • Backcountry Campsite Closures

    Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, two backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek and Iron Spring.

Right Fork Swamp Canyon Campsite

This site is easy to get to. It is 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the Sheep Creek Swamp Canyon parking lot, down the Swamp Canyon Connecting Trail. It is just to the north of the junction of the Swamp Canyon Connector and the Under the Rim Trail. There are three big Ponderosa Pine at the site with lots of Gambel Oak and some Alderleaf and Curlleaf Mountain Mahogany. There is no water at the site. There is water about .5 mile (.8 km) up the Swamp Canyon Connector, just to the south of the trail. There are views of the cliffs and Swamp Canyon Butte near the site.

Datum WGS 84, 37 34 36.8 N, 112 12 46.3 W Altitude 7515 feet (2291 m).

 
Right Fork Swamp Canyon campsite and view of red cliff butte.
Right Fork Swamp Canyon campsite and view of red cliff butte
text and images courtesy of Ron Warner

Did You Know?

small herd of Pronghorn Antelope

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...