Camping in Bryce Canyon

 

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Tent site at Bryce.
Tent site at North Campground at Bryce Canyon National Park.

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General Camping Information

Bryce Canyon National Park has two campgrounds, North and Sunset, located in close proximity to the Visitor Center, Bryce Canyon Lodge and the main Bryce Amphitheater. North Campground is first-come, first-served and Sunset Campground accepts reservations.

Camp and Ride

Help us reduce congestion and pollution in the park. During shuttle season (mid-April to mid-October), campers are encouraged to leave their vehicles at their campsite and utilize our free shuttle service to visit the park's most iconic areas.

Note: Vehicles over 20 ft/6 m are restricted from parking in the Bryce Amphitheater during shuttle hours.

Campground Regulations

You are responsible for reviewing and abiding by all campground regulations.

 

North Campground

Open Year-Round

North Campground is located in close proximity to the Visitor Center, Bryce Canyon Lodge and the geologic wonder that is the Bryce Amphitheater. Its 99 sites are all first-come, first-served and are surrounded by Ponderosa Pine forest with equal amounts of shade and sun. Loops A and B are primarily for RV campers, and loops C and D for tent campers. No group site is available. During the winter season, one loop is open for all camping types, but no hook-ups are available.
 

Sunset Campground

Open mid-April through mid-October

Sunset Campground is located in close proximity to the Bryce Canyon Lodge and Sunset Point. Its 100 sites are reservable (see below) and are separated into three loops and surrounded by Ponderosa Pine forest with equal amounts of shade and sun. Loop A is for RV campers and loops B and C are for tent campers.
 

Sunset Campground Group Site

Open mid-April through mid-October

A Group Site is available at Sunset Campground by reservation.

 

Campsite Fees

RVs $30 per site per night
Tents $20 per site per night

Discounts

Holders of the following passes (with valid ID) receive a 50% discount on their camping fees:
  • Golden Age & Golden Access Passes;
  • America the Beautiful Federal Lands Senior Pass (lifetime pass for U.S. residents 62 years and older);
  • America the Beautiful Federal Lands Access Pass (lifetime pass for U.S. residents with a permanent disability).
Note: All other pass-holders (e.g. Annual / Military / Volunteer / 4th Grade "Every Kid in a Park") are not eligible for a discount on camping fees.
 

Reservations

North Campground

All 99 sites in North Campground are first-come, first-served. Loop A is open year-round.

Sunset Campground

April 15, 2020 – May 19, 2020 (First-come, First-served)
May 20, 2020 – October 15, 2020 (Peak Season Reservations)
October 16, 2020 – October 31, 2020 (First-come, First-served)
Closed in Winter

During the above seasons, reservations for Sunset Campground individual sites will be available on a rolling 6-month basis.
During the above seasons, reservations for Sunset Campground Group Site are available on a rolling 12-month basis.
 
 

Backcountry Camping

Backcountry Camping is available at limited sites along the Under-the-Rim Trail and Riggs Spring Loop. Permits are obtained at the Visitor Center.
 
 

Last updated: January 13, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O Box 640201
Bryce, UT 84764

Phone:

(435) 834-5322
Phones are answered and messages returned as soon as possible as staffing allows.

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