• 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

Things To Do

visitor center

Visitor Center

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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

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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?

Temple-like spires can be seen in the main amphitheater at Bryce

March 13, 1919: A Utah Joint Memorial passed legislation which read in part: We urge that the Congress of the United States set aside for the use and enjoyment of the people a suitable area embracing "Bryce's Canyon" as a national monument under the name: "Temple of the Gods National Monument." More...