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

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Nice But There is So Much More to See

Thor's Hammer is an iconic image of Bryce so it is worth seeing -- either on the trail or from the rim. On the other hand, there are so many other hoodoos and sights to see that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
steve1050
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China

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thor's Hammer is an iconic image of Bryce so it is worth seeing -- either on the trail or from the rim. On the other hand, there are so many other hoodoos and sights to see that it would be a mistake to focus just on Thor's Hammer.

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Arlington, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the past two months, all my Avenger loving son talked about was Thor's Hammer! We finally saw it from the loop and it looked a little small. My husband and I questioned whether it was the hammer. We went down closer and you could get great pictures "raising" the hammer! Such a fun little place!

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a short walk down the Navajo Trail for this iconic hoodoo to show itself. You can take pictures from different elevations to isolate the head.

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Thank DaleandMary
Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

That's what it looks like...wouldn't make a special trip but it is a feature to enjoy along the way.

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Thank Viv2015
Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Can't miss seeing this wonder. I would recommend taking the walking trail down past the hammer through the canyon.

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Thank Itching2Travel_97
Indian Shores, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

If you are in Bryce for a short while and need this iconic shot just go down the Navajo Trail for a short while. You will get a good shot of Thor's Hammer. It is a busy trail but well maintained.

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Thank millc54
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This rock formation is in Navajo Loop near Sunset Point, one of shuttle stops in the Park. Cool name!

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Thank leo88copper
Dahlonega, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Great rock formation that requires very minimal effort to see. Go to Sunset Point and you can view from that area. Take a minute to check it out in depth and wonder how this Hoodoo got that shape. Quick stop.

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Thank fanasfreaks
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Thor's hammer is one on the most interesting hoodoo i've ever seen yes it looks like thors hammer . it is located in the sunset point and if u like to get a good picture u need to go down the trail i really lokedbthe way that they were foamed .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My wife, daughter and I hiked a few trails in Bryce Canyon and absolutely loved every moment. Thor's hammer is pretty cool, but it really is just another incredible art work of nature amongst the whole canyon. Not sure, why this one stands out so much! Just remember that Thor's Hammer is not off of Queens Garden, but Navajo. We... More 

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