Effective date: July 4, 2018
Pursuant to regulations of the Department of Interior, Title 54 USC section 100101 (a) and 36 Code of
Federal Regulations, subsections 1.5 Closure and public use limits (a) (1), 2.13 Fires (a) (5) (c), 2.21
Smoking (a), and 2.38 Explosives (b) (c), the following acts are prohibited on the area, roads, and
trails described below until rescinded by the Superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park.
– Setting, building, maintaining, attending, or using open fires of any kind in the park in
general, and specifically campfires and charcoal fires within North and Sunset
campgrounds or picnic areas at Bryce Canyon National Park. Stoves fueled by
petroleum or liquid Propane Gas (LPG) fuels are allowed.
– Smoking, except within an enclosed vehicle or a developed recreation site or stopped in
an area devoid of vegetation at least 3 feet (1 meter) in diameter.
– Discharging, or using any kind of fireworks or other pyrotechnic devices, is prohibited
at all times on all federal public lands.
The following persons are exempt from the order:
– Those persons with a permit authorizing the otherwise prohibited act, or in those areas
authorized by written posted notice in the area of operation. Permits may be obtained
from Bryce Canyon National Park.
– Any federal, state, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force
in the performance of an official duty.
– All lands within the boundaries of Bryce Canyon National Park.
Violation of the above, prohibited acts is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 and/or
imprisonment for not more than twelve months, or both.
Information concerning these fire restrictions may be obtained at: 435-834-5322
Superintendent, Bryce Canyon National Park Date: July 4, 2018