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The Best Hiking in Bryce

Looking for the best hiking in Bryce? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Bryce. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Bryce

  • Bryce, Utah

    Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive

    4.4
    20.8 mi / 2516 ft gain
    Inspiration Point: All who look out from this point are bound to be inspired. The intricacies of the hoodoos and their formation through the erosion of the Claron Formation is simply beautiful. You get the most spectacular perspective of the main amphitheater in Bryce Canyon here. Swamp Canyon: ...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Hike the Fairyland Loop Trail at Bryce Canyon NP

    4.7
    7.8 mi / 1545 ft gain
    Let's face it: Bryce Canyon National Park is stunning. Its remarkable and unique hoodoos bring people from all over the world, and lots of them. If you're looking to enjoy this incredible park with a little more solitude than the main lookouts or the more popular Under the Rim trail, make sure to...
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  • Tropic, Utah

    Mossy Cave Turret Arch and Little Windows Trail

    5.0
    1.06 mi / 341 ft gain
    Mossy Cave Turret Arch and Little Windows Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Tropic, Utah.
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  • Tropic, Utah

    Hike Mossy Cave in Bryce Canyon

    3.3
    1 mi
    This short hike cannot be reached from the main area of Bryce Canyon, but with a 15 minute drive from the main entrance you can access this less crowded portion of the park. Check out a park map for the directions. This is very family-friendly, and is actually more of a "walk" than a "hike."It is...
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  • Tropic, Utah

    Hike the Tropic Ditch Trail

    5.0
    2 mi
    From the Mossy Cave trailhead, follow the wide easy trail along the Tropic Ditch stream for .35 miles. At that point, the trail splits. To the left is Mossy Cave and to the right is Water Canyon Falls. The trail is lined with beautiful colored cliffs and hoodoos that Bryce Canyon is famous for. T...
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  • Bryce Canyon City, Utah

    Tower Bridge via Fairyland Loop

    4.0
    3.56 mi / 935 ft gain
    Getting there is half the fun on this hike below the canyon rim. While there are fewer hoodoos in this area of the park, the scenery is still incredible and the crowds are much lighter. Starting at Sunrise Point, the trail boasts big views immediately. During the first mile you can look out a...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Queen Victoria via Queen's Garden Loop

    2.09 mi / 384 ft gain
    Queen Victoria via Queen's Garden Loop Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bryce, Utah.
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Wall Street Loop in Bryce Canyon

    4.7
    3.25 mi / 610 ft gain
    Hoodoos? What's that you say? Hoodoos are these amazing rock formations that Bryce Canyon is famous for. This hike is hands down the best way to see the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon. This hike allows for stunning lookout points from the rim and the experience of hiking through the hoodoos of the cany...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Winter Hike the Navajo-Queens Garden Loop

    4.8
    3 mi / 580 ft gain
    Winter is a wonderful time to visit Bryce Canyon because there is snow on the ground but the sun shines bright. I was able to get by with my waterproof hiking boots, a beanie, a thermal shirt and a down jacket. There were even a few points during the hike that I had to remove my jacket because th...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Navajo Loop and Queens Garden Trail

    4.8
    2.93 mi / 679 ft gain
    There are many many trails that explore the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon and this is just one option of a combination of trails that is about 3.5 miles. The Navajo trail begins at Sunset Point and you head straight down dozens of switchbacks to what is called "Wall Street". It doesn't take long to get...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Peek-a-Boo Loop in Bryce Canyon

    4.5
    4.98 mi / 1388 ft gain
    This 5 mile hike begins at an elevation of 8000' at the Navajo Loop trailhead at Sunset Point. The view from the lookout of Sunset Point is only just a small taste of the sweeping vistas you will see on the hike. From Sunset Point follow the sign for the Navajo Trail and begin descending into a s...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Navajo Loop Trail

    1.53 mi / 525 ft gain
    Navajo Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Bryce, Utah.
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Sunset Point to Sunrise Point

    5.0
    1.13 mi / 105 ft gain
    Sunset Point to Sunrise Point Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Bryce, Utah.
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  • Garfield County, Utah

    Camp at Dave's Hollow Campground

    4.2 mi / 800 ft gain
    We all know the crowds well at our favorite National Parks, and Bryce Canyon is no exception. When you're looking to get a little further away from the noise, lights, and experience of a National Park campground, you often don't have to go very far off the main road. This adventure is for those w...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Winter Camping in Bryce Canyon National Park

    5.0
    The incredible views at Bryce Canyon National Park can be described with little else than a “Wow.” During a snowy winter, especially, these sights are not to be missed.There is only one campground open during the winter, Sunset Campground, and it is first come, first serve. Most visitors shy away...
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Inspiration to Queens Garden using Park Shuttle

    3 mi / 554 ft gain
    Inspiration to Queens Garden using Park Shuttle is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Bryce, Utah.
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