Bryce Canyon Lodging Attractions
Bryce Canyon National Park, ½ mile from Bryce View Lodge, and Zion National Park are just a few of the many spectacular destinations that surround Bryce View Lodge. Other destinations include National parks and monuments, state parks, national forests, and other scenic and recreational areas that are a few minutes to a few hours drive. Make Bryce View Lodge your home base while visiting the numerous scenic attractions in southwestern Utah.
Bryce Canyon National Park
Thousands of delicately carved spires rise from the brilliant amphitheater of Bryce Canyon National Park. Millions of years of wind and water at work have etched out the pink cliffs of Bryce Canyon National Park.
There are many walking and hiking trails along the rim or to the bottom of the canyon. A walk along one of the many trails...gives the feel of being on another planet. Here, every turn in this maze-like world provides new and unique visual dramas.
Come enjoy the wonder of this world-famous attraction. Bryce View Lodge is conveniently located adjacent to the park entrance to help you to better experience the inspiring handi-work of Bryce Canyon National Park.
For more information, contact us here at the lodge at ph:435.834.5180, email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Bryce Canyon content provided courtesy of Utah.com, official website for Utah travel and tourism.
FREE Bryce Canyon Shuttle
The Bryce Canyon Shuttle is a convenient and economical way to visit Bryce Canyon National Park. The shuttle is free when you buy your park entrance pass and is valid for 7 days. It costs less money to take the shuttle than it does to drive into the park. You can buy your entrance pass at Ruby's Inn, then catch the shuttle at the entrance to Bryce View Lodge. The shuttle will take you to the visitor center in the park, then transfer to a another shuttle that goes to the viewpoints. It's very convenient, easy to use, runs frequently, and is dependable. Plus, it helps the environment and alleviates parking congestion in the park.
The Bryce Canyon Shuttle runs from May through September. For more information on the shuttle or on Bryce Canyon National Park, call 435.834.5322 or visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/brca.
Bryce Canyon National Park is open all year!
Winter is one of the most colorful times of the year at Bryce Canyon National Park. The air is crisp and pure and you can see for a hundred miles. The park is open all year and is accessible by automobile, although sections of the road may be temporarily closed after a heavy snowfall. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are popular in the park. Skis and snowshoe rentals are available at Ruby's Inn.
Zion National Park
Cascading waterfalls, towering cliffs and the Virgin River are the centerpieces of this magnificent park. There are hiking trails and a visitor center. Zion is located on Hwy 9, 83 miles southwest of Bryce View Lodge.
Capitol Reef National Park
Rugged western landscape, a museum, hiking trails and the pioneer village of Fruita are well worth seeing. Capitol Reef is located on Hwy 24, 121 miles northeast of Bryce Canyon.
Grand Canyon North Rim
View one of the world's greatest wonders from high on the Kaibab Plateau. Hiking, mule rides and a visitor center are at the North Rim. Closed in winter. The North Rim is 160 miles south of Bryce Canyon.
Lake Powell / Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Bullfrog Marina on Lake Powell is accessible via the Burr Trail southeast of Boulder. Boating, swimming and hiking are among the activities. Bullfrog is 147 miles east of Bryce Canyon. The Wahweap Marina near Page, Arizona, is another section of Lake Powell. It is 152 miles southeast of Bryce Canyon.
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
1.7 million remote acres of desert wilderness, canyons, unique rock formations and wildlife are the main attractions at one of the nation's newest national monuments. It is located along Hwy 12 east of Bryce Canyon (26 miles). Please check locally for road and weather conditions before driving on any of the dirt roads in the monument.
Cedar Breaks National Monument
The circle of painted cliffs is similar to Bryce Canyon but smaller. Cedar Breaks is 47 miles west of Bryce Canyon. It is located on Hwy 143 near Brian Head and Cedar City.
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Hiking, picnicking, camping and photography are the main activities in this surrealistic setting of unusual rocks and cliffs. Located 9 miles south of Cannonville, Kodachrome is 26 miles southeast of Bryce Canyon.
Escalante State Park
Walk along the trails to view large specimens of petrified wood and dinosaur bones. The park is popular for hiking, camping, picnicking and fishing. It is located 49 miles east of Bryce Canyon, 2 miles west of Escalante on Hwy 12.
Anasazi Indian Village State Park
A museum and partially excavated prehistoric Indian village are well worth exploring. Anasazi State Park is located on Hwy 12 in Boulder, about 80 miles northeast of Bryce Canyon.
A neighbor and cousin of Bryce Canyon, Red Canyon has bright red cliffs, hoodoos and pines making this area of the Dixie National Forest a photographer's paradise. Hiking, camping, biking, picnicking and horseback rides are popular. Red Canyon is located 8 miles west of Bryce Canyon on Hwy 12.
Calf Creek Recreation Area
A hike to the lower falls passes desert-varnished rock cliffs dotted with Indian ruins and rock art. The cascading Lower Calf Creek Falls seems like it should be a mirage among the slickrock sandstone. Simply spectacular! The Calf Creek Recreation Area is part of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. It is located on Hwy 12 between Escalante and Boulder, 65 miles northeast of Bryce Canyon.
A few tips to help you plan your trip
- Wear comfortable shoes and clothing
- Bring a hat
- Wear sunscreen
- Drink lots of water
- Bring your camera or video recorder for lots of great shots
- Don't forget your film!