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Visiting Bryce Canyon National Park

Planning a trip to Bryce Canyon National Park and need some help planning your trip?

Here is the National Park Obsessed guide for visiting Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah.

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The Quick Guide to Visiting Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park Basics

Region: Intermountain / Rocky Mountains / Southwest / West Coast

Park Size: 35,835 acres (55.99 sq miles) (145.02 sq km)

Location: Garfield and Kane Counties

Closest Cities: Tropic and Panguitch, Utah

Busy Season: April to October

Visitation: 2,594,904 (in 2019)

How much does Bryce Canyon National Park Cost?

Bryce Canyon National Park costs the following:

  • 7-day Passenger Vehicle Pass – $35
  • 7-day Motorcycle Pass – $30
  • 7-day Individual Pass – $20

An annual Bryce Canyon National Park Pass cost $40 but it is not recommended you buy this pass. For an extra $40 you can get an American the Beautiful Pass. This $80 pass offers free admission to all 116 fee-charging National Park Units.

When is Bryce Canyon National Park Open?

Bryce Canyon National Park is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in Bryce Canyon National Park?

Yes, pets are welcome in Bryce Canyon National Park but are limited to developed areas such as roads, parking areas, picnic areas, campgrounds, and paved walking areas. Pets are not allowed on unpaved trails. Please review the Bryce Canyon Pet Policy before bringing your dog to Bryce Canyon.

Where are Bryce Canyon National Park’s visitor centers?

Bryce Canyon Visitor Center – Open Year Around

Land Acknowledgment

The park now known as Bryce Canyon National Parks is on Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute), Southern Paiute and Pueblos land.

Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.

Native Land Digital is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization with the goal to creates spaces where non-Indigenous people can be invited and challenged to learn more about the lands they inhabit, the history of those lands, and how to actively be part of a better future going forward together.

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