Red Canyon Transit announced today it will resume scheduled bus
service into and within Bryce Canyon National Park beginning April 5th . The Bryce
Canyon Shuttle is free with a park pass or entrance permit. The early season service will operate
every 15-minutes starting at 8:00 AM at the shuttle station in Bryce Canyon City. The last bus of
the day will depart the shuttle station at 5:30 PM each day to go into the park, with the last
departure leaving the park from the visitor center each day at 6:15 PM.
The Rainbow Point Tour, a free tour to the southern end of the park two times a day, will begin
operation the same day, so long as demand and weather allow. (Reservations are required. Call
435-834- 5290 seven days in advance or less.)
Early season bus service will continue through May 10 th . Peak season service will begin May
10 th , with more frequent service and longer hours. The Bryce Canyon Shuttle will continue
through the season until October 20 th .
Like most national parks and monuments in the West, Bryce Canyon National Park has been
experiencing record visitation in recent years. The free shuttle service is provided by the park to
provide visitors an easy way to see the park, without the challenges associated with the limited
“Sometimes visitors spend more time hunting for parking than they do at the overlooks,” said
Brian Cambria, of Red Canyon Transit. “On some days, parking can fill up well before noon. We
encourage everyone to park at the shuttle station and ride the free bus. Our professional, friendly,
experienced drivers help visitors feel welcome and have more time to do the things they come
In 2016, Red Canyon Transit operated over 10,000 hours of bus service, and carried 627,000
passengers on 140,000 accident-free miles.
Red Canyon Transit, LLC, is a new Utah company made up of old timers from the Utah
passenger transportation industry. Combined, partners Steve Lewis, Ron Romer and Brian
Cambria have over 100 years of passenger transportation experience. They have brought a fleet
of eight new transit buses to the shuttle, operating with the cleanest diesel engines available
today. Red Canyon Transit staff – the best in the west – is made up of many veterans of the
Bryce Canyon Shuttle, some with experience going back to 2000, the first year of the shuttle.