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
(Campground is closed in winter.)
Sunset Campground is located west of Sunset Point, approximately 1.5 miles south of the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center, and is comprised of 100 sites in 3 loops; A, B, & C.
20 Tent Sites are reservable during certain times of the year in Loop B (see Reservation Dates below). Cost is $15 per site/per night.
Loop A is for RV campers. Loops B & C are for tent campers.
There are two wheelchair-accessible sites located in Loop A, one of which is reservable during the reservation season. To reserve that site, you must contact the park directly. You may send your request to: Bryce Canyon National Park, PO Box 640201, Bryce, UT 84764, Attention: Campground Supervisor. Or, you may leave a message on the Campground phone: 435-834-4765. Be sure to include your name, contact information (phone # and/or email address) and the dates you wish to reserve.
This campground is closest to the best hiking trails which begin and end at Sunset Point.
RV and trailer combinations over 45 feet are discouraged, but not prohibited.
There are no sewer, water or electrical hook-ups available. A dump station is available in summer months near North Campground for a $5 use fee. Potable water is available near the dump station.
To make reservations for 20 Tent Sites call (877) 444-6777 or click www.recreation.gov. Reservations for these sites can be made from 6 months to 2 days in advance (minimum advance reservation is two days).
All other sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
NOTE: Click here for a map of the campgrounds.
Did You Know?
USS Bryce Canyon (AD-36) was named after the park. Commissioned 15 September 1950 at Charleston SC,(22 years after the park was established, to the day), Decommissioned 30 June 1981. A plaque, with a Flag and Ensign last flown over the ship are on display in the Headquarters building. More...