Best Campsite in Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon National Park has two campgrounds, North and Sunset, located in close proximity to the visitor center, Bryce Canyon Lodge and the geologic wonder that is the Bryce Canyon Amphitheater. Both have restrooms with flush toilets, and drinking water. During the summer months coin-operated laundry and shower facilities are available at the general store nearby. There are no hook ups in the campgrounds, but a fee-for-use dump station is available for RV users at the south end of North Campground.

Bryce Canyon National Park is a relatively small park with one road that goes through it, but the area provides some of the most scenic views in Utah and contains the unique rock formations known as hoodoos. Two campgrounds are available for tourists near the visitor center, and backcountry camping is allowed with a permit.         Bryce canyon

Backcountry camping is allowed in Bryce Canyon. Hikers will find eight campsites on the nine-mile Under-the-Rim Trail and four campsites on the 23-mile Riggs Spring Loop Trail. These trails are strenuous, with big changes in elevation. You can obtain permits at the visitor center. These cost $5 for one or two people and up to $15 for large groups. The permits allow you to camp up to seven nights in the backcountry.

Ruby’s Inn RV Park & Campground (near Bryce Canyon National Park): For those who want full RV hookups, a woodsy camping experience, lots of amenities, and easy access to the national park, this is the place to be. Part of a giant complex containing a motel, shops, swimming pools, and all sorts of other tourists attractions and activities, this campground has trees and open space as well.

Sunset Campground This campground is closest to the best hiking trails, which begin and end at Sunset Point.It has 101 sites in 3 loops; A, B, & C. All sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not accepted. Two wheelchair-accessible sites are located in Loop A. There is no sewer, water or electrical hook-ups available.

North Campground is closest to the general store. It has 107 sites in 4 loops; A, B, C, D. At least one loop is open year round. There is no sewer, water, or electrical hook-ups available. Just south of the campground there is a dump station available. Explore more…


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