Bryce Canyon National Park hours: Is Bryce Canyon open on July 4th? [Updated July 2022]

Can visitors check out Bryce Canyon National Park with its stunning rock formations and jaw-dropping vistas on the 4th of July in 2022?

If you’re tired of the typical 4th of July activities like barbequing, maybe it’s time to do something a little different this year.

Those in the Utah area and willing to do some driving can instead check out one of the most incredible natural wonders in the U.S. by heading to Bryce Canyon.

The national park with its awesome vistas and unique rocks would be worth the trip.

Is Bryce Canyon National Park open on July 4th?

Bryce Canyon will be open 24 hours for visitors on Independence Day as usual.

There is an entrance fee to be prepared for though. Passes for private vehicles are $35, motorcycles are $30 and individuals walking up or on bicycles are $20. Click here for more information and to purchase passes online ahead of time.

Just remember that holiday weekends bring more people than usual to national parks everywhere. Plan for crowds and get where you want to go as early as possible.

On the 4th of July, the weather shouldn’t get absurdly hot at the national park but there are red flag warnings with fire danger. Make sure you’re prepared with plenty of water and sun protection, especially if you plan to hike. Even if the high for the day is 78 degrees, hydration is important.

Also be on the lookout for signs of potential lightning, which is a risk year-round in the area. Current conditions, fire warnings, road closures and more can be found here.

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