All park visitors are required to purchase a recreational use pass upon entering Bryce Canyon National Park.
A commercial tour is defined as consisting of one or more persons traveling on an itinerary that has been packaged, priced, or sold for leisure or recreational purposes by an organization that realizes financial gain through the provision of the service. The entry fees of commercial tours are based upon the total capacity of vehicles that can carry seven or more passengers regardless of the actual number of passengers.
Forms of Payment
Acceptable forms of payment for Bryce Canyon National Park's entrance fees and passes include cash, credit cards, traveler's checks, money orders, cashier's checks, gift checks, personal checks, and business checks.
Annual and Lifetime Passes
Bryce Canyon National Park also honors the Bryce Canyon Annual Pass, the Interagency Annual Pass, the Annual 4th Grade Pass (Every Kid Outdoors Pass), Senior Annual Pass, Military Annual Pass and the Access and Senior Lifetime Passes.
Fee Free Days
Several days throughout the year have been designated as fee free days at your national parks including Bryce Canyon National Park. On these days, entrance fees will not be charged, however, camping and other use fees will still be collected.
Academic Fee Waivers
National Park Service regulations allow school groups and other bona fide national and international academic institutions to obtain a waiver for park entrance fees, provided that the visit is for educational or scientific purposes, and the resources or facilities the group proposes to use support those purposes.
Noncommercial Organized Groups
Valid for 7 days.
Organized groups such as Scouts, Rotary, Clubs, Youth Groups, Churches, Reunions, etc. that do not qualify for an Academic Fee Waiver are charged as follows:
There are two developed campgrounds with in Bryce Canyon National Park. More information about campgrounds and how to make reservations is available.
Commercial Use Authorization
A Commercial Use Authorization (CUA) is a business permit with the National Park Service. It authorizes you to conduct commercial activities and to provide specific visitor services within a national park. For more information about CUAs, visit our Commercial Use Authorization page.
Last updated: April 16, 2020