Latest COVID-19 Update
Garfield County, which includes Bryce Canyon National Park, is in LOW community level transmission. Therefore, wearing a mask in federal buildings at Bryce Canyon National Park is optional.
Current Weather Conditions
When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors!
Lightning is a year-round possibility, but it's most common (and most dangerous!) during summer thunderstorms in July and August.
Current watches, warnings, and forecasts.
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Check the Alerts above for current road conditions and closure messages. For road conditions outside the park, visit https://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/
To improve the condition of roadways around the Bryce Canyon Lodge and Sunrise Point area, resurfacing work is scheduled to begin on June 15th and continue through September 15th. Between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., traffic delays of no more than 15 minutes should be anticipated along the Lodge Loop road. Minor noise disturbances should be expected in this area during construction.
The Lodge Loop road construction area.
Temporary Trail Closures in Effect
The Agua Canyon Connecting Trail from Ponderosa Point remains closed due to rockfall.
Backcountry Under-the-Rim Trail Damage and Hiker Advisory
Due to deteriorated trail conditions, those hiking the Under-the-Rim trail must understand that they do so at their own risk. Strong wayfinding skills are a must, and responses to emergency situations may be difficult and delayed.
Lighting or maintaining a fire is prohibited in all areas except:
When conditions of high wildfire dangers are reached within the park, additional fire and smoking prohibitions may be in place. While the public will be notified when such restrictions exist, this may occur without prior public notice.
Last updated: June 10, 2022