Mossy Cave660 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-4358345322
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Nature
Mossy Cave is situated in the northern section of the park. It is located on Highway 12, at approximately 4 miles east of the intersection of Highways 12 and 63. You are advised to look for a small parking area on the right-hand side immediately after crossing a little bridge. The Mossy Cave appears at the end of a short trail. Here too, like many other spots, you can see hoodoos and windows and you don’t even need to hike a steep trail to do that.
At first, this canyon which is also known as Water Canyon might just look like any ordinary Bryce Canyon sort of canyon. In all sincerity, it's not! From 1890-1892 mormon pioneers labored with shovels and picks to carve an irrigation ditch from the East Fork of the Sevier River. This ditch went through the Paunsaugunt Plateau, into this canyon. Every year since its completion in 1892 ; (except during the drought of 2002), this canal which is also known as the Tropic Ditch has supplied the communities of Tropic and Cannonville with irrigation water.
Mossy Cave Travel Tips
- Do not take the hike if you are physically unfit.
- Carry water with you.
- Carry wind-cheaters just in case it starts to rain.
- Keep your cameras handy.
Entrance Ticket Details For Mossy Cave
- Only prices to the Bryce Canyon National Park apply.
Mossy Cave Hours
- Only hours to the Bryce Canyon National Park apply. For additional hours like for the trail and overnight visit, please contact the visitor centre.
How to Reach Mossy Cave
- Take the shuttle service to Bryce Canyon National Park.
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47.72% of people who visit Bryce Canyon National Park include Mossy Cave in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
41.67% of people start their Mossy Cave visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Mossy Cave
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mossy Cave