10 Amazing Hiking Trails in Bryce Canyon National Park


10 Amazing Hiking Trails in Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park was established on February 25, 1928. Closing in on 100 years later the park is still amazing visitors with its tremendous scenery. The park is home to the largest collection of hoodoos in the world. Today hikers can weave through Bryce Canyon’s incredible amphitheaters bursting with forests of stone where photos simply can’t do justice to its beauty. The park features dozens of miles of hiking trails, backcountry camping and family friendly front-country campgrounds. Here is a list the best hiking trails in Bryce Canyon National Park. Simply click the trail to read the full guide, with integrated field guides. 

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Bryce Canyon Rim Trail

11 (miles)

 Strenuous

Out & Back

~1500 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

The Rim Trail in Bryce Canyon is a difficult hike in southern Utah that features amazing wildlife and canyon scenery.

Fairyland Loop Trail (BCNP)

8 (miles)

 Difficult

Loop

~2300 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

The Fairyland Loop Trail in Bryce Canyon is a tough hike in southern Utah that feature dramatic canyon scenery.

Bristlecone Loop Trail (BCNP)

1 (miles)

 Very Easy

Loop

~200 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

Bristlecone Loop in Bryce Canyon National Park is an easy kid friendly hike that takes hikers by trees 1,800 years old and offers amazing scenery.

Mossy Cave Trail (BCNP)

0.9 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

~300 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

Mossy Cave in Bryce Canyon is a very easy hiking trail in southern Utah that is great for kids and features incredible scenery.

Peek-A-Boo Loop Trail (BCNP)

5.5 (miles)

 Difficult

Loop

~1550 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

Peek-A-Boo Trail in Bryce Canyon is a tough hike in southern Utah that rewards with incredible scenery.

Swamp Canyon Trail (BCNP)

4.3 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~800 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

Swamp Canyon Trail in Bryce Canyon is a moderate hike in southern Utah that features amazing scenery.

Tower Bridge Trail (BCNP)

3 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~950 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

The Tower Bridge Trail in Bryce Canyon is a moderate hike in southern Utah that is kid friendly and features outstanding scenery.

Queens Garden Trail

1.8 (miles)

 Easy

Loop

~800 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

Queens Garden in Bryce Canyon is an easy hiking trail in southern Utah that is kid friendly and features truly amazing canyon scenery.

Riggs Spring Loop Trail

8.5 (miles)

 Strenuous

Loop

~2250 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

Riggs Spring Loop is Bryce Canyon National Park is a tough hike that passes ancient trees and features amazing scenery.

Hat Shop Trail

4 (miles)

 Moderate

Out & Back

~1436 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)

Utah

Bryce Canyon

Hat Shop in Bryce Canyon is a moderate hiking trail in southern Utah that features incredible scenery.