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Address: Rainbow Point, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Popular hiking trail at Bryce National Park providing spectacular views of...
Popular hiking trail at Bryce National Park providing spectacular views of the rugged landscape.
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A great short hike to stretch the legs.

I hiked this short, easy trail with my wife and two daughters (ages 11 and 13). We started our Bryce adventure by driving out to Rainbow Point and working our way back along the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I hiked this short, easy trail with my wife and two daughters (ages 11 and 13). We started our Bryce adventure by driving out to Rainbow Point and working our way back along the overlooks. This was a great short hike to stretch the legs after the drive from Zion. Nothing super special here. Just a fun little walk in... More 

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Miami, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Easy 1 mile loop at 11,000 ft elevation. Great sweeping views and unique bristlecone pine forest - looks like giant Bonsai trees all around you as you walk along a gravel trail.

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Montgomery, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My wife and I took this short hike fairly early in the morning. The scenery was spectacular, the weather was very pleasant (even in mid-July), and the trail was not crowded. It was very peaceful.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Nice, easy trail that to fabulous views. We did the hike around 9 AM with rain clouds in the area. This meant it was not hot nor crowded yet.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Definitely worthwhile heading to the end of the Scenic Drive and "hiking" the Bristlecone Loop. The trail is not difficult (but it is un-paved and is not for people who have challenges walking) and has a great payoff with spectacular views into the canyon below. It's also nice to see the ancient Bristlecones. We found some nice places to stop... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We hiked the Bristlecone Loop one afternoon with 4 kids ages 9-12 and they all did fine and actually enjoyed it! The inclines are very manageable and the views are nice too. The bristlecone pines aren't as impressive as they are in other NPs (like Great Basin or Olympic), but they are pretty nonetheless. The trailhead is about a 30... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This little 1 mile hike / walk was a perfect way to end the day at Bryce Canyon. I researched hikes that would be good for families and younger children and after doing the Queens Garden hike in the morning, we had lunch at the general store at Sunrise point and then made the drive to the other end of... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was an easy hike ....we started at Rainbow Point and went around...it was no until we were almost done with the loop we saw the Bristelcone Pines.....amazing to look at trees that can date back 1800 years!

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

After stopping at all of the viewpoints leading to Bristlecone Loop we were ready for a change of pace. The walk through the woods is quiet...no one around at all this day. The view at the end of the trail is a nice reward for the effort; however, the clean air and solitude is not too hard to take. Quite... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is at the end of the main road and takes about 1/2 hour to reach. The trail itself is ok, but the main attraction for me was the (very) old tree at the vista. It was still living 5 years ago, but my last visit was missing any greenery, so not sure if still alive. But still 1600 years... More 

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