Road, Campground, and Trail Conditions
Riggs and Lonely Fire Closures
Due to a recent wildland fire in the area, Bristlecone Loop trail, Riggs Spring Loop trail, and the Under-the-Rim Trail (between Rainbow Point and Agua Canyon) are closed until further notice.
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 Backcountry Site Closed
Due to bear activity, the Sheep Creek campsite is closed to overnight use until further notice.
Seasonal Road and Trail Closures
Due to winter conditions, Wall Street, the Rim Trail between Inspiration and Bryce Point, and the final 300 ft of Bryce Point are closed. Paria and Fairyland Roads are closed to vehicle traffic and left unplowed for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Seasonal Campground Closures
Overnight temperatures are now below freezing. Therefore the RV Dump Station, Sunset Campground, and North Campground Loops B, C & D are closed for the season. Visitors may utilize RV Dump facilities at the Sinclair Gas Station north of the park.
Under-the-Rim Trail Damage and Hiker Advisory
Due to deteriorating trail conditions, those hiking the Under-the-Rim trail north of Agua Canyon 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.
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.