Introducing Bryce Canyon National Park & Around
The Grand Staircase, a series of steplike uplifted rock layers stretching north from the Grand Canyon, culminates at this very popular national park (
From Hwy 12, Hwy 63 heads 4 miles south to Rim Road Dr (8000ft), an 18-mile dead-end road that follows the rim of the canyon, passing the visitor center, lodge, viewpoints (don’t miss Inspiration Point) and trailheads, ending at Rainbow Point at 9115ft elevation. You can whisk in and out in a few hours, but for a richer experience, numerous trails will take you out among the spires and deeper into the heart of the landscape. There is a free (voluntary) shuttle system from Hwy 12.
The park’s only licensed outfitter is Canyon Trail Rides (
The two campgrounds, North Campground (
The 1920sBryce Canyon Lodge(
Best of the West
Explore the national parks of western USA including the Grand Canyon
3-Day National Parks Tour from Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon
See the desert landscapes of the Western United States! On this three-day tour, depart from Las Vegas to see Arizona’s Grand Canyon and Lake Powell, and Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park and Zion National Park. Discover the natural beauty of these canyon rock formations and the surrounding bodies of water as you tour the scenic areas with your expert guide.