COVID-19 Traveler Alerts

Bryce Canyon Country understands that some of your travel plans may be impacted because of COVID-19.  We are continuing efforts to be a reliable resource not only to visitors but to residents and owners of our local businesses.   We want to support travelers during this time, to speak to our staff call 1-800-444-6689 or email us at  We continue to encourage social distancing practices and hope residents and visitors can help support the many businesses that have stayed open.   


Please know that businesses are taking extra precautions to ensure they comply with any CDC guidelines. If you have been exposed to the virus, have symptoms or have been diagnosed with Coronavirus we strongly recommend that you follow the CDC guidelines and stay home and self-quarantine.  That being said we are still promoting our County to healthy individuals who have not been exposed to the virus and not experiencing any symptoms. 


Bryce Canyon Country is full of numerous options for wide-open spaces and many outdoor wonders. This page will serve as up to date information on any impacts or closures throughout the area.  Utah’s public health agencies are closely monitoring the situation. Right now our focus is on the health and safety of our communities, visitors, and friends in Utah and around the world that are managing this issue. 


If you are a business and would like to provide an update please email 


Local businesses are monitoring this situation closely and continue to take extra precautions to sanitize and clean all public spaces.  Many of the hotels in the area are open and taking reservations. Several of our local dining establishments are offering curbside pick up and to-go orders- COVID-19 Dining Updates.


Bryce Canyon National Park - OPEN

The National Park is open for visitors to enjoy and experience.  Changes in Park Operations have occurred. The Visitor Center is closed at this time and fees are not being collected.

With the visitor center being closed as of March 17, 2020, consider supporting the BCNHA by shopping online at 




Escalante Petrified Forest State Park- OPEN TO RESIDENTS WITHIN THE COUNTY




Red Canyon Visitor Center- Opening has been postponed


Escalante Interagency Visitor Center- Information in front of the visitor center

Community Resources


COVID-19 Toolkit

The UOT has carefully crafted a toolkit to support the tourism industry. They have created resources and talking points to host the most timely and accurate information available. Please use this resource to educate yourself on the virus along with helpful tips to protect you and your guests.

Access Toolkit


Local Business Resources

Garfield County has created a page to keep local businesses apprised as resources become available to aid in COVID-19.  

Business Resources


COVID-19 Traveler Information

UOT has provided information for travelers on how to make smart decisions on traveling. This is a great resource to direct visitors that may have questions or concerns regarding the safety of travel right now. 

Traveler Resources


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