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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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Sunrise at the top.

This was one of my first stops in the park, it was sunrise and SO lovely! The hoodoos are quite a site with the early sun pouring down onto them.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Susan S
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was one of my first stops in the park, it was sunrise and SO lovely! The hoodoos are quite a site with the early sun pouring down onto them.

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Fresno, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to hike at least once at Bryce and have limited time, you should hike the short ones like Queen's Garden Trail, Navajo Trail or a little bit longer like Peekaboo Loop Trail or Fairyland Loop. Bristlecone Loop is not an outstanding option if you want to see more of Bryce's colorful rock formations and hoodoos. The advantages... More 

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Bonduel, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This loop was a little disappointing because there were distant views, but not necessarily of Bryce itself.

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Santa Cruz, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Parts of this trail would be better accessed using snowshoes. The Pariah loop was more fun for a hike of a similar length

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Gurnee, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Unlike the last trip, we actually got to walk the trail this time (wasn't under snow!) The trail is listed at one mile, and although the elevation gains are not too bad, this sure felt like it took a lot longer to complete than one mile usually does. I would recommend taking the side path over to Yovimpa Point as... More 

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Center Valley, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

My wife and I walked this trail on a Wednesday morning in the second week of October 2016. This trail comes off from Rainbow Point, so you are at 9100 feet. Even an easy walk at that altitude can be a little bit challenging. We took the right fork of this 1-mile loop trail and went counter-clockwise and it seemed... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This is a nice trail, but their are about five or six other trails I would do first. It is a fairly short trail, and it's fairly flat. So, probably most people will find this hike in their comfort range. Also, You do get to see some very old Bristlecone pine trees, and there are some nice views here. Unfortunately,... More 

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Saint-Nom-la-Breteche, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

This walk is unlike any of the walks around the amphitheatre, it lacks the wow factor, just a pleasant shady walk around the plateau to look at the trees . It is level and easy and not very long

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phoenix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Wonderful hike with great views. It's a loop that takes in two different viewpoints. Also are able to see peregrine falcons soaring along the cliffs in one spot.

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Dunedin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

This hike is a loop starting at Rainbow Point. You are in the forest for most of the hike, but there are places where you are along the cliffs where the views are expansive and beautiful. Worth a trip down to the far end of the park (about 15 miles from Bryce Point).

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