• 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.

Things To Do

visitor center

Visitor Center

NPS

With a short time to spend in the park:
Stop at the Visitor Center for information, exhibits, and a 22-minute award-winning film which plays on the hour and half-hour. Publications and maps are available for purchase through our Bryce Canyon Natural History Association Bookstore.

Drive to Sunrise, Sunset, Inspiration and Bryce viewpoints.

Hike a canyon trail or stroll along the rim. Check at the Visitor Center for current trail conditions.

Take in a ranger program. Current schedules of ranger activities can be found at the Visitor Center.
 
NOTE: Pets are not allowed in buildings or on unpaved park trails or viewpoints. However, pets can be walked on the paved trail between Sunset and Sunrise Points, along roads, in campgrounds, and parking lots, but must be on a leash at all times! more info...
 
Skier near the rim trail during winter

Snowshoer standing near the Rim

NPS

With one or more days to spend in the park (in addition to the above):

Drive to Rainbow Point (18 miles one way) and stop at the 13 viewpoints on your return trip. Check at the Visitor Center for current road conditions and closures.

Join us for a whole spectrum of ranger programs.

Take a wrangler-guided horseback or muleback ride on a 2 or 4-hour trip into the canyon.

In winter, snowshoe or cross-country ski the plateau top. Rental cross-country ski equipment is available outside the park.

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...