Here is a list of five popular, easy to moderate hiking trails in Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce Canyon is located in Utah, about 4 hours drive north of Las Vegas, Nevada. Bryce Canyon attracts millions of visitors each year from all over the world to see its colourful, corrosion etched spires These trails will provide access to experience a closer look. The trails are of easy to moderate level, making them family friendly.
Important: When out hiking, always remember to wear sturdy walking or hiking shoes, carry sunscreen, extra water, some snacks and warmer clothing. Sunglasses will also come in handy if it is a bright day. Binoculars will enhance your viewing experience.
Five popular, easy to moderate hiking trails in Bryce Canyon National Park
Queen’s Garden Trail
Queen’s Garden trail is a 1-2 hour trail located at Sunrise point. It is very easy. Travel into the canyon to see Queen Victoria and other rock formations (combine Navajo Trail to form a loop). It is suggested the route be done clockwise.
Navajo Loop trail is a 1-2 hour, (combine Queen’s Garden to form a loop). A short steep section takes you to Wall Street, Thor’s Hammer and onto Two Bridges. It is suggested the route be done clockwise. Be extra cautious while travelling this trail, because more rocks fall from the cliffs above than on any other trail in the park.
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Bristlecone Loop Trail
Bristlecone Loop Trail is a 1-mile walk through 1,000 year-old Bristlecone Pines is located at Rainbow and Yovimpa Points.
This viewpoint provides access to the Bristlecone Loop trail. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr
Mossy Cave Trail
Mossy Cave Trail is a 1 hour easy trail along a stream with views a waterfall and mossy grotto. Access is located at the north end of park. Read more about the Mossy Cave Trail.
A visit to Mossy Creek is one of the top things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr©
Sunset to Sunrise Trail
Sunset to Sunrise Trail is a 1 hour paved pathway with spectacular views of the Amphitheatre.
Bryce Canyon Amphitheatre is the most visited area of the park. Photo Credit: Wendy Nordvik-Carr
Several popular interconnected day hikes are also available ranging from easy, moderate to difficult.
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