See the Park at Your Speed
The Shared-Use Path provides a scenic opportunity for pedestrians, leashed pets, cyclists, roller or in-line skaters, longboards, non-motorized scooters, wheelchairs, and cross-country skiers to access the park and surrounding areas.
A Typical Visit
Most park visitors will enjoy some portion of the 5 mile (8 km) section connecting Bryce Canyon City and the Shuttle Station to the park Visitor Center, Sunrise Point, Lodge, Sunset Point, and Inspiration Point.. If you want to enjoy a bicycle ride but didn't bring one, you might begin by renting a bicycle through a nearby vendor. Winter visitors might consider cross-country ski and snowshoe rental in Bryce Canyon City.
Shuttle Station to Inspiration Point
The use of bicycles or E-bikes is only permitted on park roads, the Shared-use Path and parking areas with paved surfaces
This includes park roads, campgrounds, paved trails such as the Shared-Use Path, and paved viewpoints. Bicycles are not permitted on any unpaved trails, including those below and along the rim. Those looking for mountain biking opportunities should consider nearby Red Canyon and trails such as the Thunder Mountain Trail.
The term “e-bike” means a two- or three-wheeled cycle with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts (1 h.p.).
Some classes of E-bikes are allowed in Bryce Canyon National Park where traditional bicycles are allowed. E-bikes are prohibited where traditional bicycles are prohibited. Except where use of motor vehicles by the public is allowed, using the electric motor to move an e-bike without pedaling is prohibited.
Class of E-bike:
Other Modes of Transportation
Wheelchairs, motorized wheelchairs, and electric carts similar to wheelchairs for mobility purposes are permitted. The use of roller skates, inline skates, longboards and two wheeled, non-motorized scooters is permitted on the Shared Use Path. All other motorized vehicles are prohibited on the Shared-Use Path.
Last updated: March 29, 2021