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Address: Rainbow Point, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
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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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Good way to start the park

This was our first hike. At first we were disappointed as it was a hike through the forest. We have seen enough forest hikes by living in Colorado. But then we reached the rim... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first hike. At first we were disappointed as it was a hike through the forest. We have seen enough forest hikes by living in Colorado. But then we reached the rim and were exposed to enormous beauty. Definitely a hike worth taking as a lead up to Inspiration Point and Sunrise/Sunset Points.

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Senlis, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is where we began our visit of Bryce Canyon. This is an easy short walk through the trees with lovely vistas. Early morning , we were alone, but for the birds. Less than an hour to do the loop.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy location to see an ancient Bristlecone Pine Grove. The trail is 1.1 miles and relatively flat although there are some uphill and downhill grades; probably more than 65 ft. However, it could be the 9100 ft. elevation and heat making it seem more challenging. Generally a nice walk through Ponderosa pine and white fir forest with... More 

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Sutton, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove in the park and went all the way to the end, where you find Bristlecone Loop. It is a 1 mile loop with different views of the canyon and a walk that is shaded for parts of it. It was quiet out here and so pretty. Not the #1 hike in Bryce...but worth going to.

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Grove City, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hiking trail allows you to stop and sit a bit on log benches to fully appreciate an take in everything that you can see. It also is the home of Ponderosa Pines Trees and their unique smell that once you experience, you will never forget.

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day in the park, this 1 mile loop was a nice cool and easy walk. The elevation change is a mere 61 feet and, with a hard packed path, it is wheelhair accessible. Some of the bristlecone pines are 1600 years old. While that does not make them the oldest in the world (those are in southern... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We completed this hike mostly so that my daughter could earn her junior ranger badge. The pine trees were gnarled and twisted. Don't let the tree part fool you in too thinking that there is shade. There was very little. After hiking in the canyon is was a good view of the life in the higher elevation of the park.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail almost anyone could do, including wheelchairs because a lot of it is paved. Even so, some the most beautiful views can be seen from this trail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

You can hike this trail from Rainbow Point. It is a beautiful one mile hike. You walk through various spruce and fir trees with bristlecone pines. Plus, the breathtaking views. Plenty of spots to stop and take pictures. My family did this hike and enjoyed it!

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Boone, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This had some really beautiful overlooks and some neat trees on this hike. Although it is a fun and easy hike there are other hikes I would recommend over this one. Easy and nice for kids. It also has a benchmark for the Hike the Hoodoos challenge.

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