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Address: Sunset Trail near Queen's Garden, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
Description: A rock formation that looks like a sledgehammer.

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Very Cool!

You must stop and see Thor's Hammer...spectacular vistas here. Bryce Canyon National Park is one of my favorite parks!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

You must stop and see Thor's Hammer...spectacular vistas here. Bryce Canyon National Park is one of my favorite parks!

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

incredible how these formations occurred. every time we turned a corner we saw the most amazing views.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Can be seen from the rim trail, but is seen better if you hike down the trail a bit. It is well known and is easily recognizable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

You can get a great view of Thor's Hammer by taking the Navajo Loop Trail in a clockwise direction. You will pass it early, so if you don't want to do the entire trail you can turn back. We did the entire loop and the scenery and rock formations were amazing!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Well known and easily recognized. Traveled during the winter and was treated with a large snow storm, which gave the hammer a very unique look.

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Champaign, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Hard to see from the lookout at Sunrise point but if you go down the trail towards the Bridges you will get a much better view of it. Hard to miss it.

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Sedona, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Yes, we saw it towards the end of our Navaho-Peekaboo Trail, plus the Queen Trail. You can see it if you just descend far enough on the Navaho Trail (take the left, not the right, as you descend). It is an iconic view, known to many of you from the postcards etc. Again, the picture changes with the light as... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great formation to check out while on the Queens and Navajo Loop. It is an interesting Hoodoo! Amazing to think how that formation was created!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I sometimes think folks make up names for some of the formations just to amuse the tourists. We saw the same at Arches National Park. Just have to see Thor's Hammer, you say, and you pass by thousands of other very unique specimens as you hurry to see "the" one. This is especially true if you use a telescopic lens... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A rock work of art, but there are so many in this canyon! Of all the attractions in Bryce, this is probably my least favorite. (just my humble opinion of course) Easy hike to see it, at the top of the trail. It will be gone due to weathering so it is defiantly worth a visit while it is still... More 

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Address: Sunset Trail near Queen's Garden, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Bryce Canyon National Park

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