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Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon Hikes

Hiking through Bryce Canyon National Park is one of the best ways to see the park’s famous hoodoos, spires and sandstone fins. An interconnected network of trails makes it easy to keep hiking all day, where trails branch off toward new landmarks and discoveries, all without ever straying too far from the park’s main road. Whether you’re a family of adventurers, or venturing into a solo backpacking expedition, Bryce Canyon’s trails won’t disappoint.

Family-Friendly Trails

Moderate Day Hikes + Backpacking Routes

Things to Know

Pack Your Daypack

It’s very important that you’re well prepared before setting out for a day on Bryce Canyon’s hiking trails. Be sure to pack adequate clothing, sun protection, snacks and more than enough water. Some trails traverse steep and rocky slopes, so you’ll want to wear sturdy hiking boots.

Connect Bryce Canyon’s Trails

One of the advantages of hiking in Bryce Canyon National Park is that many of the trails intersect each other and can be connected to form loops of varying distances and difficulties. For instance, the Navajo Loop, Peekaboo Loop and Queen’s Garden trails can all be combined with short excursions along connecting trails.

Winter Is A Great Time To Visit

When you imagine yourself on a Bryce Canyon getaway, you may not envision yourself wrapped up in a scarf. We don’t blame you; winter hiking is one of Bryce’s best kept secrets. For a vacation with more snow-capped views and less crowded trails, learn more about winter hiking in Bryce Canyon.

Have Your Camera Ready

While adventurous hikers, climbers, mountain bikers and canyoneers have plenty to explore in the Bryce Canyon region, the park is known for its incredible viewpoints. There is nothing quite like winding your way through the bizarre fins and hoodoos and viewing this amazing geology close up. You’ll want to have a camera at the ready on this trip.

Explore The Bryce Canyon Region

Year after year, thousands of visitors flock to Bryce Canyon National Park, unknowingly missing out on the hidden gems that are just outside the park’s borders. Whether it’s your first time visiting the park, or you’re practically a local at this point, there are new adventures in the Bryce region waiting to brighten your trip. For more inspiration, build out your itinerary with the complete Bryce Canyon trip.

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