Camping in Bryce Canyon

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Tent site at North Campground at Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Due to planned construction all sites are first-come-first-serve for 2019

Loop A of North Campground is open all winter.
Reservations are not yet open for 2020. We do not yet know when reservations will become available. Check for latest.

Campsite Fees

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

All sites are limited to 10 people, with no more than six adults (adult = ages 16 and up), three tents and two vehicles.

* 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).

All other pass-holders (Annual / Military / Volunteer / 4th Grade "Every Kid in a Park") are not eligible for a discount on camping fees.
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Hammocks and other items are not permitted to be hung from trees anywhere in the park. Hammocks must only be used with free-standing supports.
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.

Sites fill by early afternoon during the summer months. All sites are first-come-first-serve for 2018-2019.

Placement of tents must be on pads where provided. Any additional tents must be placed in the impacted/developed area of the campsite AND no further than 20 feet from the fire ring.

There are no hook-ups in the campgrounds, but a fee-for-use dump station is available for RV users at the south end of North Campground.

Note: Dump station is closed during months with freezing temperatures.
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North Campground

North Campground is located in close proximity to the Visitor Center, Bryce Canyon Lodge and the geologic wonder that is the Bryce Amphitheater. The Campground is surrounded by Ponderosa Pine forest with equal amounts of shade and sun. No group site is available. During the winter season, one loop is open, but no hook-ups are available.
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Sunset Campground

Sunset Campground is located in close proximity to the Bryce Canyon Lodge and Sunset Point. Open late spring through early fall, the campground is surrounded by Ponderosa Pine forest with equal amounts of shade and sun.

A Group Site is available at Sunset Campground by reservation.

Note: Sunset campground is closed from mid-October through mid-April.

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Shuttle Service
Help us reduce congestion and pollution in the park. 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 the Bryce Amphitheater April through October during shuttle hours.
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Backcountry Camping
Backcountry Camping is available at limited sites in the park. Permits are obtained at the Visitor Center.

Alternative Camping Areas

If the campground fills, check out these popular alternatives for campground and dispersed camping.
Alternative Camping Areas
Some popular alternative camping areas

Last updated: November 18, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O Box 640201
Bryce, UT 84764


(435) 834-5322

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