Bryce, Utah

Top Spots in and near Bryce

  • Kanab, Utah

    The Wave via Coyote Buttes North

    5.0
    5.41 mi / 755 ft gain
    The hike to the Wave is 2.5 miles (one-way). When you arrive, take in the sandstone showing incredible striations of red, orange, pink, yellow, and beige. Please note that this adventure is only accessible by obtaining a permit. Only 20 visitors are allowed access per day with 10 permits given on...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Wire Pass Slot Canyon

    4.6
    3.75 mi / 325 ft gain
    Wire Pass is a hike through a scenic slot canyon that is often overlooked due to its close proximity to the very famous Wave. Unlike the "Wave" a permit is not required to make the hike, only a day use fee at the trailhead. Be sure to check local weather for rainfall and please do not go on this ...
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  • Kanab, Utah

    Hike Buckskin Gulch, Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness

    4.6
    15 mi
    Buckskin Gulch is a natural wonder. At 15 miles long it is the longest slot canyon in the world. It sometimes is as narrow as 2ft. Because of the nature of this canyon and Utah topography this canyon is subject to deadly flash flood if it rains anywhere along the headwaters. Be sure to check in w...
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  • Mount Carmel, Utah

    Canyoneering Birch Hollow

    4.3
    Birch Hollow is near Zion National Park, and accessible from North Fork Road (East Zion) past the Ponderosa Resort. If you do not hike out through Orderville into Zion National Park (ZNP) and the Narrows, then a ZNP Permit is not required (turning around and hiking back to your vehicle).The time ...
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  • Marble Canyon, Utah

    Hike the Buckskin Mountain Passage from Stateline Campground on the Arizona Trail

    8 mi / 1400 ft gain
    Depending how you approach this 800 mile trail, I did the first 4 miles or last 4 miles as an out and back from Stateline Campground on the Utah/Arizona state line and the border of Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. This section of the trail does not pass through Vermilion Cliffs N.M. b...
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  • Boulder, Utah

    Camp and Fish Deer Creek Lake

    2.7 mi / 702 ft gain
    There is something magical about Deer Creek Lake. The views are amazing, the hike is revitalizing, and the mountain air speaks to your soul. Stars seem to shine brighter here than any other trip you will go on. Out here, it is you and the wild. You will be able to see fish colored with bright cut...
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  • Orderville, Utah

    East Rim Trail, Zion NP

    5.0
    10.19 mi / 3000 ft gain
    The East Rim Trail is approximately 10-miles (one-way) and can either be started from the Eastern Entrance of Zion National Park, or more commonly from the Hidden Canyon or Observation Point Trailheads. Many people start from within Zion Canyon and do the arduous Observation Point Trail, forgoing...
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