Sunset Campground is located in beautiful and unique Bryce Canyon National Park. Known for its colorful rock spires and grand vistas that sweep out over the High Plateaus region of the Colorado Plateau, Bryce Canyon is the ultimate camping destination.
Situated at an elevation of about 8,000 feet, the campground is located 1.5 miles from the park's Visitor Center. Famed Sunrise and Sunset Points are nearby at the heart of the magnificent geologic wonder of Bryce Amphitheater, where hiking and photography opportunities are plentiful.
Sunset Campground is a very popular site with gravel parking spurs, flush toilets and drinking water. Picnic tables and fire rings with grills are also provided. During the summer months, laundry and shower facilities are available at the general store nearby. The Bryce Canyon Shuttle makes a stop at the campground's entrance. This site is the closest in the park to many popular hiking trails, which begin and end at Sunset Point.
Dumpstation is open May through mid-October and there is no fee for registered campers.
Portable showers and toilets are not permitted.
Gathering firewood, pine cones or pine needles within park boundaries is prohibited.
Hanging hammocks or any other items from trees is prohibited.
Generators are only permitted in Loop A. Generator hours: 8 a.m. to 10 a.m and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Pets must be restrained at all times. Leashes must be no longer than six feet. (1.8 meters) Do not tie pets to trees or leave unattended at anytime.
Reserving blocks of sites for commercial group camping or large family group gatherings is not permitted.
6 person maximum capacity is STRICTLY enforced. Single exception: large single family unit (mother, father and their immediate children). Arriving with more than 6 may result in purchasing another site or cancellation of your reservation.
Only ONE RECREATIONAL VEHICLE allowed per site. A recreational vehicle is any vehicle, driven or towed, equipped with permanently installed sleeping, cooking and/or water storage facilities (RVs, trailers, camper vans, pop-ups, pickup campers, etc).
There are no electric, water, or sewer hookups at any campsite. Potable water is available throughout the campground.
No trailers or RVs are allowed in Loops B and c, this includes pop-up tent trailers. These loops are for tent campers and small camper vans only. Tent/Camper Van only policy is enforced. Arriving in any type of small RV or trailer may result in purchasing another site or cancellation of your reservation. Guests with trailers will have to leave them in the overflow parking lot located at the entrance to North Campground
Do not remove barricades (Large rocks, large tree branches, logs or carsonite posts) for any reason. Cars are to stay on paved areas and not parked in the dirt and other natural resources.
If campers vehicle does not fit in the site the camper will have to leave them in the overflow lot located near the visitor center. Wheels on pavement at all times.
The America The Beautiful Interagency Pass does not entitle campers to half off camping fees. Only the IA Senior Pass or IA Golden Access Pass give campers half off camping fees. If you have questions please read the back of the pass you have in your possession.
A ponderosa pine forest towers over Sunset Campground, offering equal parts sun and shade. The site is situated in a gently rolling landscape dotted with shrubs and summer wildflowers.
The Colorado Plateau contains a multitude of awe-inspiring landscapes and Bryce Canyon lies very close to many of them, including Red Canyon, Kodachrome Basin State Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Panguitch Lake, Boulder Mountain, Calf Creek Recreation Area, Capitol Reef National Park, Zion National Park and Grand Canyon National Park. Driving along Scenic Byway 12 is a must-do for its red rock canyons and jaw-dropping views.
Bryce Canyon offers several day-hiking trails, many of which are inter-connected. Single trails range from easy to strenuous, and from less than a mile in length up to 11 miles. The most popular hikes are combinations of two or three trails.
Bryce Amphitheater has spectacular rock formations and sweeping views, providing excellent photography opportunities. The Bryce Canyon Shuttle, which runs from May to September, makes several stops throughout the park, giving visitors easy access to its most popular trailheads and viewpoints.
Astronomers love visiting Bryce Canyon, where 7,500 stars are visible on a moonless night. An annual Astronomy Festival is held in June, and astronomy and stargazing programs are offered more than 100 nights throughout the year. Guided full moon hikes are also a fun way to experience the park at night.
A customer who does not arrive at the campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date may be canceled, assessed a $20 no-show fee and forfeit the night's fees for a campsite.
P.O. BOX 640201 BRYCE CANYON BRYCE UT 84764
For campground inquiries, please call: 435-834-5322
From Highway 89 approximately 7 miles south of Panguitch, Utah, travel east on Highway 12 for about 14 miles. Turn south on Highway 63 to the main entrance of Bryce Canyon National Park. Sunset Campground is on the west (right) side of the road approximately 1.5 miles past the Visitor Center.