Places To Hike In Bryce Canyon

Trails which wind down below the rim through the rock formations include:

Hiking in Bryce Canyon

  • Fairyland Loop (8 miles round trip)
  • Peekaboo Loop (4.8 or 6.8 miles round trip)
  • Queen's Garden (1.8 miles round trip)
  • Navajo Loop (1.5 miles round trip)

Day Hikes in Bryce Amphitheater:

The easiest trail is the 1/2-mile (one way) section of Rim Trail between Sunset and Sunrise Points. Other sections of the Rim Trail (which extends 5.5 miles between Fairyland and Bryce Points) have steeper terrain.

Backcountry Hikes:

The Under-the-Rim Trail extends 23 miles from Bryce Point to Rainbow Point and has eight backcountry campsites. The Riggs Spring Loop Trail (8.8 miles round trip) from Yovimpa Point has four backcountry sites. Both trails drop below the rim of the plateau and lead through forested areas. A backcountry permit is required for all overnight hiking. Permits are available at the Visitor Center for $5.

Bryce Canyon Area Hiking Trails

Bryce Canyon Hiking


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