Bryce, Utah

Top Spots in and near Bryce

  • Bryce, Utah

    Bryce Point Trail

    0.25 mi / 161 ft gain
    Bryce Point Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Bryce, Utah.
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  • Bryce, Utah

    Hat Shop via Under the Rim Trail

    5.0
    3.99 mi / 1093 ft gain
    Hat Shop via Under the Rim Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Bryce, Utah.
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  • Hatch, Utah

    Bike Thunder Mountain Trail

    4.0
    8 mi / 1123 ft gain
    Thunder Mountain Trail is one that should be on every mountain bikers bucket list. It's located just outside of Bryce Canyon National Park and passes through hoodoos, classic Bryce Canyon topography and epic views to the west.  For the first 2.5 miles, the trail meanders back and forth with littl...
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  • Panguitch, Utah

    Drive the Scenic Byway 12 in Utah

    5.0
    The Scenic HWY 12 is a great stretch en route to Bryce Canyon. Stop at the overlooks and take in the beautiful surrounding scenery. The red rocks are spectacular!
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  • Henrieville, Utah

    Angel's Palace Trail

    5.0
    Kodachrome Basin State Park is located about 9 miles south of Cannonville which is on Highway 12 - midway between Bryce Canyon National Park and Escalante Petrified Forest State Park. It is slightly out of the way, but well worth the detour.Angel's Palace Trail is an excellent option if you have ...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Hike WIllis Creek Slot Canyon

    4.7
    Willis Creek Slot Canyon begins at the Willis Creek Trailhead, located in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. The trail is very easy to find and follow. It begins winding through junipers for several hundred feet before dropping gradually into a wash, at which point it meets up with Will...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Bull Valley Gorge Trail

    0.89 mi / 49 ft gain
    Bull Valley Gorge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cannonville, Utah.
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  • 37.475264,-112.239586

    Hike the Bristlecone Loop Trail

    3.0
    0.98 mi / 180 ft gain
    The trail begins from the South side of the parking lot and is well marked with signs and information placards.  Walk for approximately 5 minutes before reaching the intersection where the two ends of the loop come together.  This loop can be done in either direction so you can take your pick.  T...
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  • 37.475289,-112.240302

    Hike Bryce Canyon's Riggs Spring Loop

    5.0
    8.71 mi / 2044 ft gain
    Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah is a spectacular place. It really has to be seen to be believed. Some of the most scenic parts of Bryce are easily accessible by the average visitor via car-accessible overlooks. However, if you're not into crowds or want to hike/backpack in Bryce...there are so...
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Run the Bryce Canyon Traverse

    1.0
    30.3 mi / 6600 ft gain
    The Bryce Canyon Traverse is a point-to-point run covering over 30 miles from Rainbow Point at the southern end of the park to Sunrise Point at the North. The majority of the run is on the remote Under-the-Rim Trail where you might pass the occasional backpacker, but won't find a tourist group f...
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  • Henrieville, Utah

    Cottonwood Canyon Road

    38.66 mi / 2192 ft gain
    Cottonwood Canyon Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Cannonville, Utah.
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Hike to Grosvenor Arch

    5.0
    1.16 mi / 285 ft gain
    Grosvenor Arch is a sandstone double arch located in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.  The arch is named after Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, a president of the National Geographic Society.  To reach the arch, park in the trailhead parking lot off Last Chance Creek Road.  The arches are vis...
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  • Kane County, Utah

    Grosvenor Arch Trail

    0.25 mi / 46 ft gain
    Grosvenor Arch trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kanab, Utah.
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  • Duck Creek Village, Utah

    Explore the Mammoth Cave Lava Tubes

    3.0
    0.4 mi / 100 ft gain
    From the USFS website:  "Mammoth Cave, at 8050 feet in elevation opens to one of the largest lava tubes in Utah with over 2200 feet of passages. Formed by cooling lava and flowing water, Mammoth Cave is part of the Markagunt Plateau. Geologists believe that some of this lava is only several thous...
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  • Cedar City, Utah

    Hike the Hoodoo Loop Trail in Dixie National Forest

    5.0
    0.3 mi
    Hoodoo's are unique rock formations formed over many years by erosion.  In this region, the hoodoos are formed through a process called frost wedging.  This is the process of repeated freeze thaw cycles.  As snow melts the water seeps between the cracks in the rocks then freezes at night when the...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Explore Pahreah Ghost Town

    5.0
    Pahreah was a townsite established along the Escalante River in 1870's. The town grew to include a general store, church, and enough homes to house 47 families at its peak. Due to the close proximity to the Escalante River, the town was flooded every year from 1883 to 1888, washing away crops and...
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