Current Conditions



  • Alert 1 , Severity ,information ,, Water Quality The water in Bryce Canyon National Park is safe to drink. Bryce Canyon National Park is and has been in full compliance with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water.


Current Weather Conditions
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Road, Campground, and Trail Conditions


Inspiration Point Construction
Inspiration Point Walkway and wall support work during summer of 2018. Expect short-term closures.

Rainbow Point Construction
Rainbow Point Walkway and wall support work during summer of 2018. Expect short-term closures.

Bryce Canyon Lodge Parking Lot Construction
Redesign of the Bryce Canyon Lodge parking lot scheduled to begin summer of 2018. Alternate parking arrangements will be available during closures.

Visitor Center Parking Lot Construction
Expect short-term closures and alternate parking arrangements beginning summer of 2018.

Under-the-Rim Trail Damage
Due to deteriorating trail conditions, those hiking the Under-the-Rim trail must understand that they do so at their own risk. Strong wayfinding skills are a must, and responses to emergency situations may be difficult and delayed.

Agua Canyon Connecting Trail Closure
Major trail damage has closed the Agua Canyon Connecting Trail (connects from Ponderosa Canyon viewpoint to Under-the-Rim trail).

Sheep Creek Connection Trail Damage
Due to heavy rains, the junction of the Under-the-Rim Trail and Sheep Creek Connector trail has been severely washed out. Hikers will need to utilize a map to navigate.

Sheep Creek Backcountry Site Closed
Due to bear activity, the Sheep Creek campsite is closed to overnight use until further notice.

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When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!
Lightning is a year-round possibility, but it's most common (and most dangerous!) during summer thunderstorms in July and August. Click Here for more information.

Last updated: August 6, 2018

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Mailing Address:

P.O Box 640201
Bryce, UT 84764


(435) 834-5322

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