Operating Hours & Seasons

Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Bookstore B Roanhorse BBR
Bryce Canyon Visitor Center and Bookstore.

Photographed by Brian B. Roanhorse 24 April, 2016.

The park is open 24 hours per day throughout the year. There may be temporary road closures during and shortly after winter snow storms. Road(s) will stay closed until plowing is completed and conditions are safe for visitor traffic. Road maintenance may require brief closures of individual areas at other times.

Visitor Center Operating Hours

Summer May - September 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Fall October 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Winter November - March 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Spring April 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Help Desk Phone: (435)834-5322
Email: brca_information@nps.gov

4.5 miles south of the intersection of Hwy. 12 & Hwy. 63 OR 1.5 miles inside Bryce Canyon National Park's northern boundary.

Closures (Affect Fee Booths and Visitor Center only)
23 November, Thanksgiving Day
25 December, Christmas Day
1 January, New Year's Day

Special Programs
- Short informational Video shown on the half hour and on the hour at the Visitor Center.
- Short Geology talks are usually held outside at Sunset Point. During inclement weather, Talks are held in the Visitor Center Museum or the Bryce Canyon Lodge auditorium.

Our new exhibit/museum is now open. We plan to have our grand opening August 25, 2016.

Available Facilities
Restrooms, Bookstore, and a Ranger/VIP staffed Information Desk. Obtain Backcountry Permits at ranger help desk.

Daylight Savings Time begins the second Sunday in March and ends the first Sunday in November. Bryce Canyon is in the Mountain Time Zone.

Last updated: April 4, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O Box 640201
Bryce, UT 84764


(435) 834-5322

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