Things To Do Near Bryce Canyon National Park

There are a variety of places to visit near Bryce Canyon!

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Bryce Canyon is a central location between Capitol Reef National Park to the east and Zion National Park to the south. Base in Bryce Canyon and enjoy three of Utah's Big Five National Parks.

Scenic Byway 12

Enjoy a spectacular journey along Utah’s Scenic Byway 12 to see some of the most beautiful landscapes in America. It winds its way through red rock canyons, lush pine forests, and past stunning mountain vistas.

Kodachrome Basin

Kodachrome Basin State Park is a small park in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.  The spires in the park are formed from sedimentary rock that has been eroded over time by wind and water, creating tall, narrow columns of red and white sandstone.

Hell's Backbone Scenic Drive

Built during the Great Depression era, this 44 mile road starts in Escalante and ends in Boulder.  The byway runs through juniper desert continuing up into the pine and aspen forest and then returns down into desert. This road is closed in the winter.

Calf Creek Falls 

Calf Creek Recreation Area offers a 13-site campground, a day-use picnic area, and trailhead.  Lower Calf Creek Falls hike is the main attraction. It’s a 6-mile moderately strenuous round-trip hike to a stunning 126-foot waterfall.