• 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

Yovimpa Pass Campsite

This site is on the Riggs Spring Loop 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from Rainbow Point. There is reliable water in the stream below the pumphouse that is just below the campsite. There are Aspens, Ponderosa Pines and Blue Spruce at the site as well as good views of the pink cliffs and out into the Grand Staircase.

Datum WGS 84, 37 27 46.9 N, 112 15 28.8 W. Altitude 8334 feet (2540 m).

 
Yovimpa Pass Campsite and a view from Yovimpa Point
Yovimpa Campsite and view from Yovimpa Point
text and images courtesy of Ron Warner

Did You Know?

USS Shenandoah at sea, USS Bryce Canyon is of the same class ship.

USS Bryce Canyon (AD-36) was named after the park. Commissioned 15 September 1950 at Charleston SC,(22 years after the park was established, to the day), Decommissioned 30 June 1981. A plaque, with a Flag and Ensign last flown over the ship are on display in the Headquarters building. More...