• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • 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.

  • Backcountry Campsite Closures

    Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, multiple backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek, Swamp Canyon, Natural Bridge, Iron Spring, Corral Hollow, Riggs Spring and Yovimpa Pass.

Yellow Creek Campsite

This site is shaded by Pondersoa Pines, but has an open area just to the west where Yellow Creek provides a reliable water source. There are good views of the pink cliffs of the Claron Formation and the Yellow Cliffs of the Straight Cliffs Formation. This campsite is 5.5 miles (8.9 km) from the Bryce Point parking lot and 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the Yellow Creek Group Campsite.

Datum WGS 84, 37 35 05.2 N, 112 09 44.4 W. Altitude 7150 feet (2179 m).

 
Yellow Creek Campsite and water
Yellow Creek campsite and water
Text and Images courtesy of Ron Warner

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Main entrance sign with Interpretation staff

Bryce Canyon, first designated Bryce Canyon National Monument on June 8, 1923; reached National Park status on September 15, 1928. More...