• 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

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?

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...