There are so many things to see and do in this beautiful area that many realize, once they have arrived, that they just don't have enough time. Our area is one of the most diverse terrains that you will experience. If visiting national parks is high on your list, you can take care of visiting 3 of the Mighty 5 national parks during your stay with us. We are situated conveniently between all three, Zion NP, Bryce Canyon NP, and Capitol Reef NP! You can hit these before or after your visit to the others - Moab's Arches NP and Canyonlands NP. Make sure that you plan ahead so you don't leave disappointed.
Bryce Canyon National Park located fifteen minutes away.Open year round and located on Scenic Highway 12, Bryce Canyon's millions of pink rock hoodoos glow at sunrise and sunset. More than 50 miles of hiking trails wind through the park. Horseback trails, ski and snowshoe routes are also available. For more information, visit Bryce Canyon National Park online.
Kodachrome Basin State Park located ten minutes away.At Kodachrome Basin, you can ride in a stagecoach, ride horseback, mountain bike, hike or enjoy a leisurely picnic. Named by the National Geographic Society for its magnificent colors, the park's unique spires light up at sunrise and sunset. For more information, visit Kodachrome Basin State Park online.
Cottonwood Road is the most scenic back road to the campground (not suitable for large trailers and RV's).Drive through one of America's last frontiers on unpaved Cottonwood Road. Take a side trip to Skutumpah Road, Grosvenor Arch and the Cockscomb. Be sure to check ahead for road conditions. For more information, visit Cottonwood Road online.
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument located ten minutes away.Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a vast, 1.9 million acre tract of land bordering Bryce Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Capitol Reef National Park and Dixie National Forest. Less visited than the surrounding area, it offers exciting slot canyons, whimsical arches and stunning scenery. For more information, visit Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument online.
Highway 12 is a National Scenic Byway and Utah's only All American Road. It has been rated as one of the top 3 scenic byways in the world. It's scenic enough to be a travel destination all by itself, Highway 12 leads through historic ranching towns and miles of breathtaking scenery with one of the most diverse terrains. Be sure to stop at the many overlooks, take in the views and listen closely for the sounds of Calf Creek tumbling through the canyon below. For more information, visit Highway 12 online.
There is so much to see and so many things to do in our beautiful area. Take a look at some of the activities that we have in our area and make sure to plan enough time to fit them in. If you're not sure if you made enough time, contact us. We'd be more than happy to help.
Bryce Valley KOA will assist you in your planning to ensure a satisfying stay in the Bryce Canyon Area. We have hiked, driven and otherwise explored the many unforgettable areas within a few hours of our campground. We can help you find your personal adventure, whether it is an easy stroll in Bryce Canyon, a slot canyon scramble in Grand Staircase-Escalante or a 4-wheel-drive back road excursion. Cannonville KOA is your family's source for Bryce Canyon and Grand Staircase Escalante activities. Ask us about our Day Trip Itineraries!
Bryce Canyon and Grand Staircase Escalante HikingBryce Valley KOA is surrounded by hundreds of miles of hiking trails. Spend a few days admiring Bryce Canyon's maze of hoodoos, then venture into Grand Staircase-Escalante's exciting canyons. Red Canyon's less-visited hoodoos and Kodachrome Basin's multi-colored hills offer even more possibilities.
Red Canyon offers many options, including the renowned Thunder Mountain Trail. If you want something less demanding, you can follow its paved bicycle path through beautiful, red-rock hoodoos. Kodachrome Basin is also popular with mountain bikers.
Take an unforgettable ride in Bryce Canyon, Red Canyon, Kodachrome Basin, or explore our peaceful backcountry. Please see one of our Front Desk personnel upon your arrival.
Our campground is located on Highway 12, designated an All American Road. Highway 12 leads through historic ranching towns and miles of breathtaking scenery. If you enjoy less-traveled, unpaved back roads, the Bryce Valley area has dozens of scenic backways for you to explore. Be sure to bring your camera!