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.
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).
Did You Know?
The Bryce Canyon Paintbrush was discovered June 24, 1965 at Inspiration Point in Bryce Canyon National Park. This rare wildflower is only found in southwestern Utah. More...