• 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

Swamp Canyon Camp Site

This site is 1.0 mile (1.6 km) from the Whiteman Bench parking lot, down the Whiteman Connecting Trail. It is just to the north of the junction of the Whiteman Connector and the Under-the-Rim Trail. There are three large Juniper trees, some small White Firs and some Ponderosa Pines at the site. There is no water. The best view in the backcountry is only .15 miles (.24 km) north of this site. The view over Mud Canyon is amazing.

Datum WGS 84, 37 33 41.0 N, 112 13 48.3 W Altitude 8168 feet (2490 m).

 
Swamp Canyon campsite and red cliff butte
Swamp Canyon Campsite and a 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...