Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park Information

Bryce Canyon National Park Location Garfield County and Kane County, Utah, United States
Bryce Canyon National Park Nearest City Tropic, PanguitchNearest city: Tropic, Panguitch
Bryce Canyon National Park Coordinates 37°34′0″N 112°11′0″W
Bryce Canyon National Park Area 35,835 acres (145 km2)
Bryce Canyon National Park Established September 15, 1928 Established: September 15, 1928
Bryce Canyon National Park Visitors 1,012,563 (in 2007)
Bryce Canyon National Park Governing Body National Park Service

Bryce Canyon National Park Operating Hours & Seasons

Bryce Canyon National Park Visitor Center

Bryce Canyon National Park Operating Hours 

  • Summer 8am - 8pm (May - September)
  • Fall (October) 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Winter (November - March) 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Spring (April) 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Bryce Canyon National Park Fees & Reservations

Ticket Type Ticket Price
Bryce Canyon National Park Vehicle Permit $25.00
Bryce Canyon National Park Individual Permit $12.00/person
Bryce Canyon National Park Annual Pass $30.00
Bryce Canyon National Park Commercial Tour Fee
  • 26 or greater will be charged a flat fee of $150.00
  • 16-25 seats will be charged a flat fee of $60.00.
  • 7-15 seats (Passenger Van) will be charged a flat fee of $50.00
  • 1-6 seats will be charged a fee of $25.00 plus a per person fee of $12.00.

Bryce Canyon National Park Entrance Fees

Individual Entry (Foot, Bike) $ 10.00 (7 Day Pass)
Private Non-commercial Vehicle $ 20.00 (7 Day Pass)
Gold Access Pass (Blind or permanently disabled individuals) Free (Lifetime - good in all natl parks)
Golden Age Pass (1 time fee - for those 62+ years young) $ 10.00 (Lifetime - good in all natl parks)
Golden Eagle Pass (Good 1 year from date of purchase) $ 15.00 (Good in all natl parks)

Bryce Canyon National Park Campground Fees

Group Size Amount charged
7-10 $55
11-15 $75
16-20 $80
21-25 $90
26-30 $100

Bryce Canyon National Park Backcountry Camping Fees

  • $5 - Per Permit - 1-2 Persons - up to 7 Nights Maximum.
  • $10 - Per Permit - 3-6 Persons - up to 7 Nights Maximum.
  • $15 - Per Permit - 7-15 Persons (Group sites ONLY) - up to 7 Nights Maximum.

Bryce Canyon National Park Hiking

Trail Length Time Elevation Change
Bristlecone Loop 1.0 mi
1.6 km
1 Hour 100 ft
31 m
Fairyland Loop 8.0 mi
12.9 km
4 - 5 Hours 900 ft
275 m
Navajo Loop 1.4 mi
2.2 km
1 - 2 Hours 521 ft
159 m
Navajo / Queen's 2.9 mi
4.6 km
2 - 3 Hour 521 ft
159 m
Peekaboo Loop 4.8 mi
7.8 km
3 - 4 Hours 521 ft
159 m
Peekaboo Loop 6.8 mi
10.9 km
3 - 4 Hours 521 ft
159 m
Queen's Garden 1.8 mi
2.9 km
1 - 2 Hours 320 ft
98 m
Rim 11.0 mi
17.7 km
5 - 6 Hours 550 ft
168 m
Tower Bridge 3.0 mi
4.8 km
2 - 3 Hours 800 ft
244 m
Top Hat 3.8 mi
6.0 km
3 - 4 Hours 900 ft
275 m

Bryce Canyon National Park Weather Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
High - °F 39.0 41.0 46.0 56.0 66.0 76.0 83.0 80.0 74.0 63.0 51.0 42.0 60.0
Low - °F 9.0 13.0 17.0 25.0 31.0 38.0 47.0 45.0 37.0 29.0 19.0 11.0 27.0
Avg Precip (in) 1.70 1.40 1.40 1.20 0.80 0.60 1.40 2.20 1.40 1.40 1.20 1.60 18.0