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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park is a recognized dark sky location in Utah for stargazing and astronomy activities.

It is designated by DarkSky International (IDS) as a Dark Sky Park, which is internationally recognized for preserving a dark sky experience.


Bryce Canyon National Park is rated Bortle Class 2.

Star party:

Bryce Canyon hosts a popular large star party annually.


As a U.S. national park, various camping options may be available, including frontcountry, dispersed (boondocking), and backcountry (backpacking/primitive). A permit may be required.

For more info, see their website. See also all dark sky places in UT.