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.
Wondering what the weather might be like for your visit to Bryce Canyon?
A current forecast for our area is provided by the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.
The Utah Department of Transportation recently installed cameras on Utah Highway 12 where you can see current conditions. The first of these is 12 miles/19 km west of the park at Red Canyon, the second is north of Bryce Canyon City near the park boundary. Access these cameras via the UDOT CommuterLink website. On the map locate Bryce Canyon and look for the camera icons on UT-12. A label will pop-up when your cursor is rolled over each icon: the Red Canyon camera is labeled "SR-12 Mile Marker 7", the Bryce Canyon City camera is labeled "SR-12 Mile Marker 14." Click on the camera icon to view the image. These cameras are especially helpful when planning a winter visit to the park.
Grand Staircase Escalante Road Conditions can be accessed here, or by calling one of the BLM Visitor Centers or offices:
Historical climate information for Bryce Canyon, and the entire Colorado Plateau is informative for comparing past weather trends. This information is provided by the Northern Colorado Plateau Network of the National Park Service.
Fire Outlook - Information about fire restrictions and summer outlook are available from the following links.
Did You Know?
Stargazers have been coming to Bryce Canyon for centuries. The first "formal" star gazing programs began in 1969. Read "A Brief History..." by clicking the "more" link below. More...