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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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Thor's Hammer - Nice but not all that

Thor's Hammer is THE iconic hoodoo at Bryce Canyon, It is nice but there are plenty of breathtaking hoodoos, buttes, mesas, windows and bridges in the Park. I felt the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
4LilIndians
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Beverly Hills, California

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Beverly Hills, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thor's Hammer is THE iconic hoodoo at Bryce Canyon, It is nice but there are plenty of breathtaking hoodoos, buttes, mesas, windows and bridges in the Park. I felt the Amphitheatre overall is more remarkable. There are several smaller hoodoos in the park with capstone that have allowed similar erosion of underlying sedimentary layers that look very similar. Still, its... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11,764 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thor's Hammer is a landmark hoodoo located on the Navajo Trail between the Sunrise and Sunset Points at the Bryce Canyon Amphitheatre. Here you can see a tall individual hoodoo which somewhat resembles Thor's hammer. It is an easily recognisable land formation if you know what to look for. If you can't find or are unable to pick out Thor's... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thor's Hammer is just one of thousands of beautiful sites at Bryce Canyon National Park. There are numerous trails for visitors of all abilities that allow you to experience this magical park. We were visiting in March when the weather was mild, but there was still snow on the ground. It was an unforgettable experience.

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit. You could just walk the rim trail to see it, you don't have to go down for it. Great pictures!

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Frisco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

If I had to define one piece that defined Bryce Canyon National Park for me this would be it! We were at the park in early March when there was a lot of snow and ice on the ground. Therefore we were not able to hike around it. However, I would say that my favorite spot to photograph Thor's Hammer... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Thor's Hammer is on Navajo Loop. You can walk just a little ways down the loop to see Thor's Hammer, but I would highly suggest doing the whole loop.

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Thank lcgovols
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you get the chance, visit Bryce Canyon in the snow, the colours are stunning. Very easy attraction to visit you can drive to all the lookouts so great for unfit people too.

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Bonduel, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a neat feature and any photographer can capture some amazing pictures of it in the foreground with the awesome distant pinnacles in the background. Gives a person perspective of the grandeur of Bryce.

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Santa Cruz, California
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views from Sunset point and Navajo loop/Queens garden trail. Good for early morning photography

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Bangalore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Sunset at Bryce Canyon national Park is seen well at the Thor's Hammer, specially when the place is mildly covered with snow.

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