Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park Guide

Southwestern Utah of U.S.A has Bryce Canyon National Park which is famous for its treasure of the largest concentration of red, orange and white geological Hoodoos. The park is located near to Tropic, Panguitch.

Established in February 1928 and located along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, Bryce Canyon is not just a particular canyon but consist of a group of irregular columns of rock combined to form grand series of natural amphitheatres.

The major attraction which will make your trip worthful includes Bryce Point, Inspiration Point, Sunset Point, Sunrise Point, and Queens Garden.

The amusing hiking which you can find adventurous consist of Navajo Loop, Bristlecone Loop, Mossy Cave and Fairyland Loop. Other than this you can also indulge yourself into overnight backpacking, mountain biking, camping and horseback riding.

Best Time To Visit

May-September

In May the cosy temperature of the 60s is offered by nature. In June and September, the temperature ranges from the 60s ( Mild) to 70s (Cosy). In July and August, the temperature rises from the 70s to 80s and short thunderstorms usually in afternoon happens that creates heavy rainfall and lightning.

Things to Carry

Following are the things to carry while traveling Bryce Canyon National Park

Clothing

Even in the warmer season, don’t forget to carry a jacket or sweatshirt as it will be cold too in the summer season. Keep yourself warm in the cold mornings and nights and wear warm hats and fleece. Also, carry extra T-shirts, gloves, and Shorts.

Camping gear

Bring a strong tent, sleeping bag, and a cooking stove.

Hiking shoes

Do carry hiking shoes with a strong grip.

Also, bring a padded shoulder strap bag, camera, first aid kit, insect repellent, map, guidebook and water and please keep the environment clean.

Tips before visiting 

  • Getting to the park before 9 AM will be a perfect time because there will be less crowd before 9 AM.
  • The 5.5 miles hiking of Rim Trail will give you fantastic views of the main amphitheatre. Also, the views from the Upper Inspiration Point is mesmerizing.
  • Park looks beautiful in the early morning, so to witness the splendid views of the park by visiting it early morning.
  • If you want to stay inside the park then there is only one lodge available known as Bryce Canyon Lodge. You have to do an advance booking here.

Number of Visitors

A total of 2,679,478 visitors have visited Bryce Canyon National Park in 2018.

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