Things To Do

Explore in Summer

Irregular red rock formations in various shades of orange, pink and white.
A Typical Summer Visit in 1-3 Hours

A Typical Summer Visit in 1-3 Hours

A sloping cliff of red rocks with thick green trees behind it.
A Typical Summer Visit in 4+ Hours

A Typical Summer Visit in 4+ Hours

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From easy walks to strenuous hikes, find the perfect activity for you.

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Ride the Shared-Use Path

The Shared-Use Path takes you along the edge of the Bryce Amphitheater near Sunrise, Sunset, and Inspiration Points.

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Go Horseback Riding

Get a different perspective of the park on a guided horseback ride.

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Drive the Southern Scenic Drive

Explore the southern end of the park.


Explore in Winter

A view from above of a snowy red rock-filled amphitheater.
A Typical Winter Visit in 1-3 Hours

A shorter visit should focus on the Bryce Canyon Amphitheater along the first 3 miles of the park. Enjoy an easy or moderate hike.

Red rocks in an arch formation covered in snow.
A Typical Winter Visit in 4+ Hours

After enjoying the Bryce Canyon Amphitheater, visit the Southern Scenic Drive, enjoy longer hikes and take in a ranger program.

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Cross-Country Skiing

Though it is illegal to ski off of the rim into the canyon, you can enjoy a variety of routes above the rim.

A group of people snowshoe amongst the trees with red rocks in the background.

Snowshoeing is allowed throughout the park on all trails.

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Winter Hiking

Many hikes are available to visitors during the winter season but might require some additional equipment.



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Ranger Programs

Attend a ranger program during your visit.

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Junior Ranger Program

Become a Junior Ranger!

A Native American dancer in traditional clothing does a Fancy Dance.
Event Calendar

Check the park calendar to discover what events will be offered during your visit.

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Book a Tour

Book a tour, private shuttle, or other commercial service.



People sit at a picnic table with a tent in the background.

Bryce Canyon National Park has two campgrounds, North campground (open year-round) and Sunset campground (closed in winter).

Two hikers carry their gear as they hike along a dirt trail.
Backcountry Hiking & Camping

Learn more about hiking and camping in Bryce Canyon's backcountry.

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Picnic Areas

Plan the perfect picnic between adventures.


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    Last updated: May 2, 2024

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