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Guide and Map 2018
Official Visitor Guide to Bryce Canyon National Park (NPS) in Utah. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).
U.S. Department of Interior National Park Service Bryce Canyon Visitor Guide East To King Creek NATIONAL U N T HO A T E A 6.4 km M ES il Tra Rim Cr e ek C Bryce Amphitheater (Enlarged) 8100 ft 2469m 0.7 mi (1. Queen Victoria 1 ) km Ho r se i Tra ls L Peekaboo Loop Trail CAN Tower Bridge Fairyland Loop Trail YO N ) CA ( 1 . 8 km ) A B EL 1.3 m i( 2. 7758 ft 2365 m ) 1.8 mi (2 .9 km .1 mi Bry ce 1 North C 2.0 m i( k ree 3 .8 km) Fairyland Point MP 1.5 0 . 8 m i ( 1 . 3 km The Cathedral The Alligator 8 ) Chinese Wall Bryce Point 8296 ft 2529 m m A (Open in Summer) m ON k 1.5 ) NY ( 2 .7 .9 m km M ES mi 1.7 ( Tower Bridge Trail m) m Wall of W ind ow s 2.5 mi 0 0.5 Kilometer 0.1 0 0 4. 0.1 (6 mi .4 km ) LA ND Tr ai Rim i (2 .4 km ) 8176 ft 2492 m 833I ft 2539m 8017 ft 2444m 0 Paria View Road closed to vehicles in winter Thor’s Hammer Queen’s Garden Trail k 2 mi 3 km Wall Street Sunrise Point Showers Laundry Food High Plateaus Institute 2. 4 i( Horse / hiking trail Rim Tr ai l (closed in winter) 13 Horse corral ( 0 .8 k m) Navajo Loop Two Bridges Trail 1 l 0.5 mi IR Y Horse trail 1 mi 2 km General Store 11 Sunset Silent Point City 8000 ft 2438m Inspiration Point (Closed in winter) Backcountry campsite ) km km ) Trail closed in winter 2 ( 1. 0 Public WiFi (1. mi Trail 9 mi a il Outdoor Theater 4. 0 Theater 0 .7 (Only Loop A in winter) 12 10 Road closed to vehicles in winter North Campground Bike Rentals th 0.6 Shared-use path -Use Pa ) Picnic area 7 Shared km Unpaved road Bryce Canyon Lodge 63 0 Fee stations RV dump station Ho r se ails Tr No trailers beyond this point Overlook 1 (Closed in winter) (closed in winter) Mile 2 3.2 km Distance indicator Museum Road may be closed here during snow storms 14 C 3 mi 5 km Additional Parking Sunset Motel Shared-Use Path 2 mi 3 km Tr Rim Horse Rides Mile marker Park entrance sign 6 4 k m) 4.8 km 2 Campground (closed in winter) Mile 3 Shuttle bus stop Bike Rentals Valhalla Pizzeria (closed in winter) Drinking water 7894 ft 2406m (Spring - Fall) Bryce Amphitheater Shuttle i (1 . Restrooms To Shuttle Station Visitor Center Sunset Campground Br To Tropic 2 mi 3km DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST See Viewpoint Information Below Check out Trip Planning ideas on opposite page. st ore ark P al F ion tional t a Na ie N Dix nyon Ca yce 63 private property LEY River Creek VAL Paria PI st ore nt al F nume ion Nat al Mo ion Nat w O private property Ranger station LEY JOL Sinking Ship 7405 ft 2257 m Shakespear Point 7842 ft 2390 m 6832 ft 2082 m LOW H OL AT eep Sh BO AT Cave TR I 3 mi 21 km C ce private property To Rainbow Point To Antimony 36 mi 58 km Mossy waterfall Cave Mossy Trail Bristlecone Point Right Fork Yellow Creek N 7758 ft 2365 m AMPHITHEATER Hat Shop Yellow Creek Group site 6800 f t 2073 m Fairyland Point See Bryce Amphitheater Map Y ell o SHEEP CREEK FLAT Fairyland Loop Trail 22 ANYON 8296 ft 2529 m Under-the-Rim Trail (Bryce Point to Rainbow Point) st ore ent al F ion onum t a M N nal atio 1 mi 2 km BRYCE Bryce Point Park Shuttle Station WA T E R Sunrise Point Sunset Point Inspiration Point Bry MONUMENT 2 Trail TY UN CO TY ELD RFI UN CO NE KA SE - ESCALANTE 2 mi 3 km im GA Yellow Creek Paria View 63 private property 3 mi 5 km 0 R Nat Bryce Canyon Airport st ore al F ion Fee stations 1 No trailers beyond this point DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST 12 Bryce Canyon City Park entrance sign Bryce Canyon Lodge 3 BRYCE CANYON ON NATIONAL PARK NY k 7894 ft 2406 m Road may be closed here during snow storms Mile 4 Swamp Canyon Loop Trail -the -Rim der Tr a Un il CA ON ANY MUD C NO O N Cr ee 5 6 3 mi 5km 1 Mile h itc CANYO N 0.5 D Visitor Center 7998 ft 2438 m P private property st U Swamp Canyon SW AM FOREST L LO W CH 7 8 Right Fork Swamp Canyon FOREST U G 0 pic Tro T r a il S A 1 Kilometer 0.5 ore - t he - R i m DIXIE P L Whiteman Connecting Trail Swamp Canyon U N al F Un der T North 0 ion 9 HI 087 Na t W EM BEN AN R i v er 7 mi 11 km DAV ES P A Piracy Point Sevi A Tropic Reservoir 10 F o rk er River BO S e v i er F or k East To 89 11mi 18km paved bike path FA 0.5 Mile To Hat Shop To Tropic Under-the-Rim Trail (Bryce Point to Rainbow Point) INSPIRATION POINT Trailhead for Rim Trail. Bathroom in summer months. Great viewpoint for accessible stargazing. Turn located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) past Visitor Center (same turn as Bryce Point). SUNSET POINT Trailhead for Rim Trail, Navajo Loop (and combination loops). 24-hour restrooms and water. Typically park’s busiest parking lot. Turn located 1 mile (1.6 km) past Visitor Center. When’s the next bus? Tracker at brycecanyonshuttle.com Bryce Amphitheater Shuttle April - October BRYCE AMPHITHEATER SHUTTLE ROUTE 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. with extended hours to 8 p.m. in mid-summer. Check stop for last bus time. Shuttles arrive every 10-15 minutes. Shuttle is free with admission; no reservations required. 8 Bryce Point Best Western+ Ruby’s Inn Sunset Visitor Center Ruby’s 7 6 5 10 14 15 9 Inspiration Point 11 12 13 Sunset Point Bryce Lodge Sunrise Point Bryce Canyon National Park We suggest boarding at the Shuttle Station to avoid lines. After the Visitor Center, ride two stops to visit Bryce Point, then reboard to visit Inspiration Point. From here it is a 1.2 mi (2.0 km) walk along the Rim Trail past Sunset Point to Sunrise Point. Hike further north and turn left for the shuttle, or enjoy the Queen’s Garden and Navajo Loop Trails. SUNRISE POINT Trailhead for Rim Trail, Queen’s Garden (and combination loops), close to Fairyland Loop, Tower Bridge Trail. General Store closed in winter. Turn second left past Visitor Center. Bryce Canyon City BRYCE POINT Trailhead for Rim Trail, Peekaboo Loop, Hat Shop, and Under-theRim Trail. An iconic viewpoint to begin any visit. Busy in summer. Turn located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) past Visitor Center. 4 1 Shuttle Station 2 Old Bryce Town 3 Best Western+ Grand DRIVING A LARGE VEHICLE? During shuttle hours, vehicles 23 ft / 7 m or longer are restricted from parking in the Bryce Amphitheater area (Sunrise, Sunset, Inspiration, Bryce, and Paria Viewpoints, Lodge, and Visitor Center). Park at Shuttle Station, Additional Parking Lot across from Visitor Center, or your campsite and use free park shuttle to visit these areas. No length restrictions exist on Southern Scenic Drive. Trail Restrictions Hiking Guide No pets or bicycles on park trails. See inside section “Things to Do” for more details. Sunset or Sunrise Point Easiest Walk Rim Trail Bryce, Inspiration, Sunset, Sunrise, or Fairyland Point. Only a loop in summer 3.0 mi 4.8 km 2-3 hours 760 feet / 232 meters 4.0 mi 6.4 km 3-4 hours 800 feet / 244 meters 4.0 mi 6.4 km 3-4 hours Fairyland Loop 8.0 mi Fairyland Point or 12.9 km north of Sunrise Point at 4-5 hours 1380 feet / 421 meters Descend the backcountry Under-theRim Trail on a down-and-back hike to a cluster of balanced-rock hoodoos. 1900 feet / 579 meters Combine hiking along the plateau rim near Boat Mesa with long views of the Bryce Amphitheater surrounded by unique hoodoos on this quiet hike. Peekaboo Loop 5.5 mi 8.9 km 3-4 hours 1560 feet / 474 meters Navajo / Peekaboo Combination Loop 4.9 mi 7.9 km 3-4 hours 1475 feet / 450 meters The Figure-8 Combination 6.4 mi 10.3 km 4-5 hours 1575 feet / 480 meters Descend 670 ft (204 m) from Bryce Point to this hoodoo-filled loop before ascending back up to Bryce Point. Clockwise direction recommended. Combine the Navajo Loop and Peekaboo Loop Trails into a mini Figure-8 Combination. Use Two Bridges side of Navajo in winter. Combine the Queen’s/Navajo Combination Loop and Peekaboo Loop into one ultimate hike! Clockwise direction recommended. Bryce Amphitheater 4.7 mi Traverse 7.6 km Bryce Point 3-4 hours 1145 feet / 349 meters North of Sunrise Point Swamp Canyon Loop Swamp Canyon Viewpoint Hat Shop Bryce Point Tower Bridge trailhead. Bryce Point Sunset Point Sunrise / Sunset Point One-way hike. Descend from Bryce Point. turn left (clockwise) on Peekaboo Loop, connect to Queen’s Garden and ascend to Sunrise Point. Plan Your Visit Yovimpa Pass 2778 m Mile 18 Riggs Spring 7480 ft 2280 m Group site N TO UT CA Iron Spring 28.9 km L HO CA N YO 8819 ft 2688 m N NY O DIXIE Iron Spring NATIONAL Yovimpa Point Corral Hollow Riggs W Spring AL H OLLO RR CO Natural Bridge PO ND ER Rainbow Point 17 9115 ft Yovimpa Pass Yovimpa Spring A Bristlecone Loop Trail Under-the-Rim Trail (Rainbow Point to Bryce Point) Riggs Spring Loop Trail RO SA GRAND STAIRCAS NATIONAL M Twin Hills Horse Mountain Scenic Areas Rainbow & Yovimpa Points Mile 18 29 km Want to see it all? Read “Plan Your Visit” section Bryce Amphitheater Miles 1-3 1.6-4.8 km Yovimpa Point Natural Bridge Mile 12.5 20 km Inspiration Point Mossy Cave 4 mi/6.4 km east on Highway 12 Natural Bridge Viewpoint Mossy Cave Trail Check out the new National Park Service App! Things to do, self-guided tours, and more. Scan code at right: Welcome to Bryce Canyon, home to the largest collection of hoodoos (irregularly-eroded rock spires) in the world! Situated along the east edge of a plateau, the park has one main 18-mile north-to-south road and only one entrance/exit. As you enter the park, all viewpoints and hikes are on the left. BRYCE AMPHITHEATER This iconic area is located along the first three miles of the main road, and has four main viewpoints: Bryce, Inspiration, Sunset, and Sunrise Points. We suggest visiting these viewpoints in this same order (south to north). Most of the park’s day hikes are found here. Avoid full parking lots: Use free shuttle to see the Bryce Amphitheater April to October. See “Bryce Amphitheater Shuttle” on opposite page. VISITING 1 TO 3 HOURS? Enjoy the Bryce Amphitheater area of the park. Using the shuttle (April - October) or your own vehicle, visit all four viewpoints listed above. For an easy walk, enjoy the 0.5-mile (0.8 km) section of Rim Trail between Sunset and Sunrise Points. The more challenging 2.9-mile (4.6 km) Queen’s/Navajo Combination Loop can be started at either Sunset or Sunrise Point and usually takes 2 hours. SOUTHERN SCENIC DRIVE Drive the main road 18 miles (35 min) until it ends at the park’s highest elevations at Rainbow and Yovimpa Points. Consider the 1-mile Bristlecone Loop to stretch your legs. Stop at viewpoints like Natural Bridge and Agua Canyon on your return trip north. MOSSY CAVE Located off Highway 12 in the north end of the park, this is the only easy hike that begins below the hoodoos. See a waterfall in summer and icicles in winter. Please observe trail signs in this fragile area. VISITING 4+ HOURS? Consider the trip ideas at left, and if the park is busy, consider beginning with the Southern Scenic Drive as described above. Consider more strenuous hikes like the 6.4-mile (10.2 km) Figure-8 Combination or 8-mile (12.9 km) Fairyland Loop. If looking for easier hikes, enjoy a short walk at Mossy Cave in the early morning or late afternoon. Pick up a Junior Ranger book at the Visitor Center and see the Park Film and Museum. Join us for a Ranger Program, or enjoy other Things to Do listed inside this guide. Enjoy Your Park Responsibly NO DRONES Unmanned aircraft is restricted from use in all national parks, including Bryce Canyon National Park. Violators are subject to legal action and fines in accordance with 36 CFR 1.5. Report drone use to nearest park ranger. LIGHTNING If you hear thunder, a storm is within 10 miles and a strike is possible. The plateau rim is the most dangerous place. Move to a building or vehicle, avoiding trees, hoodoos, and other tall objects. Lightning has claimed 4 lives and injured 6 in the past 30 years at Bryce Canyon . F Deer Mountain 7833 ft 2387 m E DG RI Tower Bridge 16 Black Birch Canyon Farview Point E Most Recommended Hike! 625 feet / 191 meters The least difficult trail descending into Bryce Amphitheater. Down-andback hike to Queen Victoria hoodoo. Combine with Navajo Loop to form a 2.9 mi (4.6 km) loop described below. Iconic trail with many switchbacks and two sides: Two Bridges and Wall Street. Counter-clockwise direction recommended; Wall Street side closed in winter. Combine with Queen’s Garden to form loop below. Descend Queen’s Garden at Sunrise Point and ascend Navajo Loop to Sunset Point. Complete loop using Sunset to Sunrise section of Rim Trail. Clockwise direction recommended. Use Two Bridges side of loop in winter when Wall Street is closed. This is the southern portion of the Fairyland Loop. A down-and-back hike to a shady 1/4-mile spur trail leading to the Tower Bridge hoodoo. A more forested backcountry hike. More rugged than Bryce Amphitheater trails with less signage. Counterclockwise direction recommended. 15 11 Natural Bridge ND Sunset or Sunrise Point 2.9 mi 4.6 km 2-3 hours 8904 ft 2714 m High-elevation hike with bristlecone pines and expansive vistas. Pair with the 18-mile Scenic Southern Drive. Agua Canyon 13 Agua Canyon Connecting Trail (closed) U Ponderosa Canyon PO Queen’s/Navajo Combination Loop 515 feet / 157 meters 19.3 km 14 YO N CAN Sunset Point 1.3 mi 2.1 km 1-2 hours 450 feet / 137 meters River N Navajo Loop 200 feet / 61 meters ier Mile 12 Connects one-way from Bryce Point 719 feet / to Fairyland Point. Paved and ﬂat from 219 meters One-way, Bryce Sunset to Sunrise Sunrise Point. Pairs well with the park shuttle. Bryce to to Fairyland Inspiration section closed in winter. 1.0 mi 1.6 km 1 hour 1.8 mi 2.9 km 1-2 hours Sev Fork SA O Sunrise Point East GE ID Queen’s Garden Only paved section of Rim Trail. Leashed pets allowed. Easiest hike in park with views of Bryce Amphitheater. BR Rainbow Point or Yovimpa Point Streamside walk up to a grotto that fills with spectacular icicles in winter, and dripping mosses in summer. AG Bristlecone Loop 40 feet / 12 meters DESCRIPTION k Sunset to Sunrise ASCENT 150 feet / 46 meters Cr ee North end of park, 4 mi east on Hwy 12 DISTANCE 0.8 mi 1.3 km 1 hour 1.0 mi 1.6 km 1 hour 1.0-11.0 mi 1.6-17.7 km 1-7.5 hours M TRAILHEAD Mossy Cave W ill i s Easy, Moderate, Strenuous INJURIES Ankle injuries from improper footwear, dehydration, and elevation-related illnesses are the most common emergencies. Winter hikers should use traction devices (available to purchase at Visitor Center). Drink at least 1 liter of water every two hours. PROTECT BRYCE This is a unique, and very fragile landscape. No Climbing: The rocks here are soft limestones that fracture and crumble easily. Rare Plants: Plants that grow only on these rocks are small and easily crushed. Please protect them by not walking off or short-cutting the trail. EMERGENCY: 9-1-1 or NON-EMERGENCY LAW ENFORCEMENT: (928) 608-6301 NEAREST MEDICAL FACILITY: Garfield Hospital & Clinic is located in Panguitch, UT. Return to Highway 12 and head West 13.6 mi to US-89 N. Travel 6.5 mi to Panguitch and turn right on N 400 E St. Directions also available at Visitor Center desk. Hospital: 435-676-8811 Ranger Programs and Activities Visit our Calendar page for current programs! go.nps.gov/BryceCalendar RANGER PROGRAMS Ranger talks are offered every day. Some programs may require sameday reservations. Outdoor programs are weather-dependent and may be cancelled due to inclement weather, such as lightning within 10 miles and temperatures below 10 F/-12 C. Check our schedule online (scan code above) or at the Visitor Center. BECOME A JUNIOR RANGER Visitors of all ages are welcome to participate. See Visitor Center to pick up a book (pencils not provided) and earn a unique Bryce Canyon badge. Pairs great with Hike the Hoodoos program (see section below). SNOWSHOEING AND X-COUNTRY SKIING Snowshoe programs are offered when snowpack and staffing allow. At least 14 inches of snow is required. Hikes are typically 1.5 miles, lasting no more than 2 hours. See ranger schedule for times and locations. Cross-country skiing is permitted in all areas of the park except beneath the rim. Obtain a map of groomed and ungroomed trails at the Visitor Center or at Ruby’s Inn. Snowshoeing is permitted on all park trails, including those below the rim. Please be mindful not to disturb groomed cross-country ski trails. EVENING PROGRAMS From human history to wildlife, night skies to geology--evening programs offer an opportunity to explore a wide variety of subjects. For program topics and locations, see schedule in the Visitor Center or scan the QR code at the top of this section. ASTRONOMY PROGRAMS Bryce Canyon is one of the darkest places in North America accessible by paved roads. Telescope viewing is offered most frequently between Memorial Day and Labor Day. See schedule in the Visitor Center or scan the QR code at the top of this section. GEOLOGY AND ASTRONOMY FESTIVALS Annual festivals feature renowned guest speakers, special ranger programs, and more. The Astronomy Festival occurs around the new moon in June, and the Geology Festival occurs in July each year. FULL MOON HIKES See our website for dates (scan QR code above). Hikes by lottery only. Lotteries held at 4 p.m. at the Visitor Center. All members of the group must be present to sign up and must show footwear. Lug soles required, tennis shoes or sandals are not permitted. Hikes are 1-2 hours, 1-2 miles long. Ages 8+. Things to Do CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT AND JULY BUTTERFLY COUNT Join us for these citizen science events! All levels of experience welcome. Email email@example.com for information. Check out the new National Park Service App! go.nps.gov/NPSApp HIKING Bryce Canyon has approximately 60 miles of trails to explore, and every single one will show you a unique side of this park. Refer to the Hiking Guide on the opposite page. Protect this delicate landscape by always staying on trail. Walking off-trail in park meadows is not permitted. Remember appropriate footwear and water. BACKCOUNTRY CAMPING Areas include the 8.6-mile Riggs Spring Loop, and 22.9-mile Under-the-Rim Trail. Fees are $10/permit and $5/person. Sites limited to 6 campers. 2 group sites limited to 15 per night. Permits available in-person and online at Recreation.gov. Visit go.nps.gov/BryceCommercialServices for local private shuttle options. HORSEBACK RIDING Wrangler-led trail rides are provided SpringFall; $75 to $100 dollars for 1.5 to 3 hr rides. Inquire at Horse Corral, at canyonrides.com, or call 435-834-5500. The use of privately-owned stock is permitted by reservation. Please e-mail us at brca_ firstname.lastname@example.org at least 72 hours in advance to schedule a reservation inspection for your stock. PETS IN THE PARK Pets only allowed on paved areas, including: park viewpoints, Shared-Use Path, the Rim Trail between Sunset and Sunrise Points, and park campgrounds. Pets must always be leashed (6’ or shorter), and cleaned up after. Inquire at the Visitor Center about our B.A.R.K. Ranger program! BICYCLING Bicycles are restricted to paved surfaces, campground roads, and the Shared-Use Path (see map). Bike racks located at viewpoints and facilities along the path. eBikes without throttle assist are permitted on Shared-Use Path. No bicycles are allowed on park trails. Shuttles can carry up to 2 bikes. Rentals available near Lodge at historic Service Station. NIGHT SKIES All viewpoints present a spectacular view of the night sky. Rangers often recommend Inspiration Point for accessible viewing year-round. Only use red light to preserve your night vision and see the most stars. Since 2019, Bryce Canyon has been recognized as an International Dark Sky Park. Learn about this designation at www.darksky.org WINTER RECREATION Snowshoeing is permitted on all park trails. Cross-country skiing is permitted above the rim. Paria and Fairyland Roads are unplowed in winter for pedestrians. The Fairyland Point road is groomed, as are some trails north of the park. Visit Ruby’s Inn Winter Recreation Center for rentals and the Visitor Center for a trail map. Traction devices recommended for hikers. WILDLIFE VIEWING Pullouts are available for viewing from park roads. Prairie dogs and other wildlife most abundant March through October. Stop by the Visitor Center for lists of park species. If you can cover the animal with your thumb at arm’s length you’re at a safe and respectful distance. Feeding wildlife is animal cruelty, exposes you to danger and infectious disease. PARK FILM AND MUSEUM The park film, “A Song of Seasons” is 24 minutes long and plays every hour and half hour. Last showing is one hour prior to Visitor Center closing time. While at the Visitor Center, enjoy the park museum and learn about the park’s geology, ecology, human history, and night skies. “Hike the Hoodoos” Program Hiking is great exercise and Bryce Canyon’s “I Hiked the Hoodoos!” program is not just hiking, it’s also a scavenger hunt with a special reward! 1. In order to qualify for the reward, hike a minimum of 3.0 miles, or find at least 3 benchmarks and complete steps 2 through 4 below. 2. Each individual must have either a pencil rubbing of the benchmark (see Jr. Ranger Book) or a"selfie"with the benchmark. 3. Only special “I Hiked the Hoodoos” benchmarks qualify for the reward. USGS benchmarks found at various locations within the park do not qualify. 4. Rewards are available at the Visitor Center, so bring your photos or pencil rubbings to the front desk! Benchmark Mossy Cave Rim Trail/Fairyland Tower Bridge Queen’s Garden Navajo Loop Peekaboo Loop Wall of Windows Sheep Creek Bristlecone Loop Distance miles km 0.8 2.5 3.0 1.8 1.3 2.4 1.6 4.0 1.0 1.3 4.0 4.8 2.9 2.1 3.9 2.6 6.4 1.6 Check out the Hiking Guide on the front of this Visitor Guide for help choosing an appropriate hike for your group! Bryce Canyon Association Shop Online and Become a Member: Supporting Bryce Canyon since 1961 The Bryce Canyon Association (BCA) supports education, research, infrastructure, and unique programs for the benefit of Bryce Canyon National Park visitors. Combined with sales from our bookstore, BCA has provided over $9 million dollars of support to this worldrenowned natural resource and the experience of its visitors. What Members mean to this Park... By becoming a member of the BCA you'll receive a 15% discount in BCA stores, a one-time free gift, and discounts at more than 400 cooperating association bookstores in national parks and public lands across the country. Visit our website or the Visitor Center bookstore to see how you can help support: • This Visitor Guide and other free publications • Resource management research and activities • The Geology Festival, Astronomy Festival and other special events • Scholarships, internships and education initiatives both within and outside the park • Research and training for park staff on the geology of the Colorado Plateau • Bryce Canyon’s recycling program, and more! Staying the night? The Bryce Canyon Lodge and Ruby’s Inn have implemented a $1 Donation Program: Hotel guests can donate a dollar to the park each night of their visit. Since 2004 over $1 million has been contributed to fund seasonal employees and visitor services. Learn More and Shop Online: www.brycecanyon.org or call at 888-362-2642 Ready to do more? By joining the Bryce Canyon Association, you take an active role in the future of Bryce Canyon National Park. Services For additional information about services in the local area visit www.brycecanyoncountry.com: LODGING The Lodge at Bryce Canyon is open Spring-Fall. Winter lodging may be available. Reservations: Call 877-386-4383 or visit brycecanyonforever.com. See above for local options. RESTAURANTS Spring - Fall, the Lodge at Bryce Canyon offers breakfast through dinner and the General Store offers grab-and-go food and basic groceries. See link above for local options outside the park. RESTROOMS Available at the Visitor Center, N. Campground, Mossy Cave, Sunset, Farview, Rainbow Points. In summer at Inspiration Point, General Store, Lodge, and Peekaboo Loop. ACCESSIBILITY Restrooms, the Visitor Center, Bryce Canyon Lodge, Valhalla, and General Store are fully accessible when open, as are most viewpoints. The ½-mile section of Rim Trail between Sunset and Sunrise Points is paved and fairly level. Free Access Guide at Visitor Center PICNIC AND GRILL AREAS Available at Sunset Point, N. Campground (with grills), General Store, Mile 4.5 of the main road, Whiteman Bench, and Yovimpa Point. POST OFFICE Dropbox mailbox is located at the Visitor Center. Post Office at Ruby’s Inn is open Mon to Sat. Stamps available at the Visitor Center. SHOWERS Spring-Fall at General Store during business hours. Winter facilities at Ruby’s Inn. MONEY An ATM is available at the Lodge at Bryce Canyon and at Ruby's Inn General Store. WIFI Public WiFi connection available at the Visitor Center and Lodge. GIFT SHOPS AND PENNY MACHINES Bookstore located at Visitor Center, purchases support the park. Penny machines at Sunrise Point General Store and MantiRuby’s Inn General Store. 6 Nephi 130 Cedar Breaks NM National Monument Parowan 56 Kolob Cyn 17 18 Zion NP 89 9 UTAH Colorado ARIZONA City Mesquite Coral Pink Sand Dunes SP 389 15 NEVADA Grand CanyonParashant NM Lake Mead NRA Boulder 89 Ferry Crossing Grand Canyon NP Tuweep Grand Canyon Skywalk 95 UTAH Cortez Rainbow Bridge NM Page Navajo NM Navajo Mtn Antelope Slot Canyon Tribal Park 160 Bluff Glen Canyon NRA Towaoc Mexican Hat 191 Monument Valley Tribal Park 163 160 160 64 Shiprock 191 160 Ute Mountain Reservation Kayenta 98 Kaibab NF NAVAJO RESERVATION 67 Chinle 160 North Rim Tuba City 89 South Rim HUALAPAI RESERVATION 191 Mesa Verde NP Hovenweep NM 162 191 HOPI RESERVATION Kaibab NF 93 276 89A Cameron 64 HAVASUPAI RESERVATION Blanding Edge of the Cedars SP 95 Bullfrog 491 Manti-La Sal NF Halls Crossing 89 Jacob Lake Hwy 67 Closed Nov-April Natural Bridges NM 276 Forest SP Vermilion Cliffs NM Monticello Hite Calf Creek Falls Escalante Big Water Manti-La Sal NF 191 Anasazi SP Museum Henrieville Kanab Fredonia Pipe Spring NM Hanksville Grand Staircase Escalante NM Mt. Carmel Jct. Hurricane Springdale 12 Cannonville Kodachrome Basin SP Glendale St. George Valley of Fire SP Tropic Dead Horse Point SP Capitol Reef NP 12 Escalante Petrified 14 Dixie NF Snow Canyon SP Bryce Canyon NP Moab Canyonlands NP 95 Antimony 89 Panguitch Dixie NF Red Canyon 143 Hatch Cedar City 18 Dixie NF 24 Goblin Valley SP 24 22 20 15 National Recreation Area Fish Lake NF Fish Lake NF 128 COLORADO Beaver Arches NP 191 Fremont Indian Village 89 Loa Koosharem 24 SP Bicknell 62 Piute SP Torrey Junction Otter 62 Creek SP Circleville Dixie NF Milford National Park Tribal Park 24 70 UTAH NEVADA 21 70 Richfield Fish Lake NF Grand Jct. Green River 10 Salina Aurora Fillmore 257 15 National Forest 89 50 Garrison Great Basin NP 191 50 50 6 Baker 6 Gunnison Manti-La Sal NF Scipio 6 10 Ephraim Delta 50 Price MantiLa Sal NF 28 15 Las Vegas 89 132 ARIZONA Regional Map 191 6 La Sal NF FIREWOOD Available at the General Store and Ruby’s Inn General Store. Collecting firewood in the park is not permitted. 264 Canyon De Chelly NM NEW MEXICO CAMPGROUNDS: NORTH & SUNSET North CG is first-come, first-served 10/2 - 5/26 and reservation-only from 5/19 10/7. Sunset CG is open 4/15 - 10/31 for first-come, first-served camping. Group site on reservation. All reservations up to 6 mos in advance on Recreation.gov RVs ($30/night, no hook-ups) and tents ($20/night). Holders of the Senior and Access Pass receive 50% discounts. No discount with regular annual passes. Dump station use included with RV site fee. LAUNDRY Spring-Fall at the General Store during business hours. Winter facilities at Ruby’s Inn. 491 Ganado Hubbell Trading 191 Post NHS 89 264 Gallup 40 Wupatki NM 180 Sunset Crater NM 64 Laughlin 68 Bullhead City Needles Kingman 0 km 0 miles 40 Williams 160 80 50 ROAD CONDITIONS Current Utah Road Conditions: utahcommuterlink.com Call or visit Parks or Agencies for internal roads updates and conditions. Petrified Forest NP Flagstaff North 17 Winslow Walnut Canyon NM 40 191 Holbrook 100 180 AVERAGE DRIVE TIMES (HOURS) Cedar Breaks NM (via 12 & 143) Arches NP (via US 89 & I-70) Arches NP (via UT-12) Capitol Reef NP (via UT-12) Canyonlands (N Ent. 89 & 70) 4 1/2 5 2 1/2 4 1/2 Cedar City Escalante Grand Canyon NP (North Rim) Grand Canyon NP (South Rim) 1 1/4 1 1/2 1 3 5 Las Vegas Page, AZ Salt Lake City Zion NP (East Entrance) Zion NP (West Entrance) 4 3 4 1/2 1 1/2 2 1/2 Connect with Your Park SUPERINTENDENT Jim Ireland LOST AND FOUND (PLEASE E-MAIL) email@example.com MAILING ADDRESS PO Box 640201 Bryce, UT 84764-0201 EMERGENCIES 9-1-1 PARK INFORMATION E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-834-5322 WEBSITE www.nps.gov/brca SOCIAL MEDIA www.facebook.com/brycecanyonnps www.instagram.com/brycecanyonnps_gov www.twitter.com/brycecanyonnps REPORTING FIRES Locate a park ranger to report fires. Observed fires are often controlled burns. Wildland Fire Reporting: 435-865-4611 LEAVE A COMMENT We want to hear how our staff, facilities, and partners contributed to your experience. Comment forms are available at the front desk at the Visitor Center. Alternatively, send us an e-mail, find us on social media, or call. BECOME A VOLUNTEER Volunteers work with park employees to preserve park resources, play a role in educating and engaging our visitors, and get to live in one of the world's most beautiful places. E-mail us at email@example.com, or visit www.volunteer.gov/s/ for more opportunities. WORK WITH THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE The National Park Service doesn’t just hire rangers. We employ mechanics, museum curators, data analysts, landscape architects, engineers, educators, law enforcement and more. All job vacancies are posted on USAJobs.gov YOUR FEE DOLLARS AT WORK Learn more about how Bryce Canyon and other parks use your fee dollars at: www.nps.gov/aboutus/fees-at-work.htm Park Facts ESTABLISHMENT National Monument: June 8, 1923 National Park: September 15, 1928 SIZE 55.98 mi² (145 sq km) 35,830 acres PARK PURPOSE Bryce Canyon National Park protects and conserves resources integral to a landscape of unusual scenic beauty exemplified by the highly colored and fantastically eroded geological features, including rock fins and spires, for the benefit and enjoyment of the people.