Bryce Canyon National Park Hours & Opening / Closing Date

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Hours & Seasons

Bryce National Park Utah and the Visitor Center are open all year round, weather permitting. Read More

  • Bryce National Park is open all year round 24/7, weather permitting 
  • The Visitor Center is open daily from 8am 
  • Admission fees start at $12 for a 7-day pass and include rides on the park shuttle


Bryce Canyon National Park is open every day of the year, 24 hours a day, weather permitting. There may be temporary road closures due to heavy snowfall and road maintenance.

The Visitor Center and fee booths are closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Entrance Fees:

Price of admission is for 7 days and includes unlimited use of the park’s shuttle. 

  • Private vehicle with all passengers – $25 
  • One individual on foot, bicycle or motorcycle – $12 
  • Persons 15 and younger are free 
  • Annual Pass - $30 valid for 12 months from time of purchase. This covers everyone in the vehicle and immediate family accompanying on foot, bicycle or motorcycle.

Location and Contact Information

The Visitor Center is 1½ miles along Hwy 63, after the national park boundary.

Phone: 435-834-5322

Visitor Center Operating Hours

  • Summer (May to September): 8am - 8pm
  • Fall (October): 8am - 6pm
  • Winter (November to March): 8am - 4:30pm
  • Spring (April): 8am - 6pm

Best Time to Visit

The best months to visit Bryce National Park are between April and June, and September through October, when the temperatures are moderate and the weather is good. Due to the altitude, daytime highs even in July and August are only in the 80s. In January temperatures range from 9-39F.

Visit our Weather & Seasons page for more info.