Bryce Canyon National Park is open year-round, drawing over two-million visitors yearly from all around the globe. The majority arrive in the summer months, but Bryce Canyon is truly a park of all seasons. Although the numbers passing through Bryce Canyon's gates do not compare to those of nearby Zion, it's still a bustling place due to the size of the park. Bryce Canyon is only 38,385 acres and tucked in that small space is fifty-miles of hiking trails. This phenomenal Utah national park is home to the most unusual erosional forms on the planet.Where is Bryce Canyon located?
Directions to Bryce Canyon: From the junction of Hwy 9 & 89 at Mt. Carmel Junction, it's 60 miles to Bryce Canyon. Follow Hwy 89 north and turn east when arriving at Hwy 12. Follow Hwy 12 through Red Canyon. (Bryce Canyon is located 9 miles from Red Canyon.) Pass through Red Canyon and continue on Hwy 12 to Hwy 63, turning south on Hwy 63.
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Bryce Canyon View Points and Hiking Trails
Bryce Canyon is filled with miracles of nature that have the honor of names such as Queen's Court and the Great Cathedral. Surrounding the arid stone grandeur carved by natures ancient mayhem, is a wonderful forest. At the higher elevations, near the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center, the forest of ponderosa pines, fir, spruce trees and meadows of wildflowers fill the senses.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Stay in the heart of the parks, Mount Carmel Junction, and visit the treasures of the Southwest and Utah.