Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
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  • Chris C
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    1 night camping at sunset
    We stayed at sunset campground. We were worried since first come first serve but we’re able to get a great spot and it was only half full. Bathroom facilities were so clean which was surprising given I am used to provincial parks. Had evening programs at the lodge and very organized park. Wel managed and great place to see the Hodoos!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 July 2023
  • Heidi R
    Mesa, Arizona25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible!!!
    Our first time here and this park did not disappoint. This park is incredible. We drove the main road through and made several stops along the way. Each stop had some amazing sights to see. Some included short hikes. The Bryce Amphitheatre was such an incredible sight to see, don't miss this short hike to it. Loved this park!! The pictures don't do this park justice.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 August 2023
  • Kristina G
    4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Horseback trail ride in Bryce Canyon
    The horseback riding trail that included the Peakaboo loop was AMAZING! Even my husband had an awesome time and he didn’t care much that I booked it. My teenage boys LOVED it, and making teenage boys happy is rare! Highlight of their vacation they said and we did a lot of cool things. Quincy was a great guide and we all enjoyed his jokes. Bryce Canyon itself is simply breathtaking and I encourage everyone to visit at least once!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 21 August 2023
  • MikeShaler
    Orchard Park, New York167 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A Tour of Wall Street( not New York City )
    Arrive in time for sunset over the Canyon. The hoodoos dance in the fading sun light! What a unique sunset experience. If you can, stay in the park at the Lodge but better yet book a cabin within 60 yards of the Canyon. Now, in the morning take a trip down Wall Street, the photos are spectacular!. Proceed down and hike about 2 miles to the Queens Garden where you will find Queen Victoria riding on the back of a dragon ( well so it seems ). The walk back up to Sunset Point is a bit easier but by no means easy. Stop often and bring water! What a fabulous place! Don’t miss it!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 23 August 2023
  • danamc01
    Branchville, South Carolina688 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Bryce Canyon
    What a great park. The hoodoos are so very cool. It snowed when we were there so the hoodoos looked so pretty. i loved seeing them with the snow all over them. There was lots of snow so we could not go on any trails. We enjoyed the sites and played in the snow,
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 2 September 2023
  • Omahagma
    Omaha, Nebraska160 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Bryce National Park
    We allowed two days to see the park. If you like to hike it might be hard to do in one day. The visitor center offers a half hour video on the park. A nice introduction to viewing the park. Hard to pick one area that was my favorite as every view point offers a different view of beautiful scenery. Remember water if your hiking as it gets warm quickly.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 September 2023
  • Florence L
    Sevres, France1,695 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely park
    We didn't slept in the park but I guess if you can it's much better. We came at sunrise and sunset, the view is marvellous. If you can you could walk the Navajo Trail, it's 1.3 miles not too difficult. You can have a nice view at Thor hammer and walk through the forest. If you do it around 7am it's not too hot and you can better enjoy the walk.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 September 2023
  • DiverM
    Jupiter, Florida587 contributions
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    Spectacular Sites even if you have only a short time
    We were able to visit the park for about an hour and saw some spectacular sights. We had spent most of our trip in the Grand Canyon and only had a short time for Bryce which did not disappoint. We ate at the Subway restaurant just outside the park which worked out well. We had our own car and stopped at several of the sites which were spectacular. We went as far as the land bridge and then came back and left the park. We had a small window of visibility of about an hour during a rainy day but it all worked out.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 17 September 2023
  • sunrise99
    701 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Bryce Canyon National Park
    We toured a number of National Parks in the Utah district. This was my favourite. I loved the vibrant rich colours and the hoodoos. Absolutely amazing. Definitely number 1 on my list. I highly recommend you visit this park.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 September 2023
  • ninettejohnson
    Woodford, United Kingdom254 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The most incredible Scenery
    Spent 2 days exploring this magnificent park famous for its hoodoos, odd shapes pillars or spires of rock. There are incredible view points to take wide angled photos. There are trailing hikes that range from easy to moderate to strenuous. There are animals roaming freely within the ground. Amongst other people we got up very early in the cold to witness the sunrise. A free shuttle is provided which takes you to several overlooks. I highly recommend this park for active leisure holidays.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 October 2023
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307leven
Stroudsburg, PA295 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Visited in November 2022, but I only had about 2 1/2 hours to spare. After paying the $35 entrance fee, I told the park ranger I had limited time because I was on my way to Springdale and she suggested driving the 28 miles to the top at Rainbow Point and turning back and visiting the scenic pullovers on the way down, which I did. At Rainbow Point, the altitude was over 9100 feet, so I got a headache as I got out to view the stunning scenery. As I drove back, I repeatedly pulled over to the scenic overlooks and admired them as I took many photos. However, there were several inches of snow on the ground and it was compacted and frozen on the walkways so you had to be careful with your footing. In fact, I witnessed one woman fall on her back, fortunately, she was not hurt. Due to the nature of the icy and snowy conditions, I would recommend good hiking boots with good traction.

After about an hour and a half or so, I finished viewing almost all of the scenic overlooks and went to the ranger station where they had a mini museum on the park that had exhibits on it's wildlife, plants, etc and and a short film on the park. After spending the remaining time there and at the gift shop, I spoke to a ranger who suggested drinking plenty of water due to the dryer air and altitude changes before leaving.

It wasn't too crowded even thought it was a Saturday afternoon, and there was plenty of available parking at the scenic overlooks, ranger station and pullover sections, but I was advised by one of the rangers that during warmer months it gets much more crowded, especially during the summer. If you go and plan to hike and spend more time viewing scenery and the museum at the ranger station, I would recommend at least 4 hours or more because the views at the scenic overlooks and pullovers is absolutely stunning. Also, be prepared for the higher altitude and consider drinking plenty of water during your visit as that could help.
Written 28 November 2022
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Diego1954
Pittsburg, CA6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2020
Because of the Pandemic, I drove from California to Denver to visit my son and his wife. On the way back I spent a day at Bryce Canyon National Park. I had seen so many photos I was worried that nothing could really be so dramatic, I was wrong, photos don't do it justice! The expansive landscape of salmon colored Hodoo towers and Fin ridges is other worldly and the park is much larger in person.

The views from the overlooks are breathtaking, but the best experience is to take one or all of the trails down into the valley and back up through the sculptural stone towers. The trails are well designed, wide enough in many areas for 4 people across, they narrow down to go through towering ravines or stone openings. I also found the grades to be gradual and comfortable. But be prepared to climb up hill, the trip elevations changes range from 200 to 1500 feet. I was told the Navajo Trail/Queens Garden loop that I took had a 480 foot elevation change.

For me one day was not enough, I'd recommend at least two to give you time to explore north and south park trails. I guarantee you'll enjoy it!
Written 7 August 2020
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Blimey2010
Houston, TX425 contributions
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June 2021 • Family
This NP took my breath away because it is just unreal how the hoodoos jet up from the ground with incredible colors that look different depending on how the sun hits it. We did the Queen gardens trail going down into the hoodoos and came back up through the Navajo trail (Wallsteet). This is a bit challenging if not in a good shape, but it is well worth the hike. The total hike was about 4.5miles. Take your water, hat, and sunscreen with you. Plenty of rock squirrels and chipmunks. The amphitheater is just stunning. We visited late in the morning and parking was not an issue. The annual pass is a great way to see multiple NPs and it can be purchased from any of the NPs entry. We used ours to access 6 NPs in 2 weeks. It’s good for a year and costs $80. Entry to Bryce Canyon alone is $35 per car. We stayed in Kanab and drove 1.5hrs for a day trip to Bryce. Kanab is an easy launch pad for seeing Zion and Bryce and the city also has plenty to offer on its own.
Written 8 July 2021
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Erick Tseng
San Francisco, CA870 contributions
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May 2021 • Friends
A truly magical national park, Bryce Canyon National Park is one of my all-time faves. The towering hoodoo rock formations awash in bright splashes of brilliant, sunny colors will take your breath away.

You can certainly visit this park from the comfort of your own car. However, I would highly recommend devoting at least a full day here to hike the fantastic trails. Wall Street and Queens Garden were my two favorites. There's a wonderful loop that takes you from Sunrise Point to Sunset Point along those two trails and the Rim Trail along the canyon top.

Inspiration point is also another can't miss. Don't forget to hike the 5 to 10 minutes up from the parking lot to your right for it even more glorious vistas. The entire Canyon looks like a massive amphitheater filled with a packed audience of playful hoodoos.

The Natural Bridge is nice and worth a quick stop for a photo op. However, if you're tight on time, I don't think you need to drive past Inspiration Point.
Written 31 May 2021
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cinderellatheultimat
Saint James Parish, Jamaica115 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2021
If you're planning a trip to Zion National Park, I highly recommend to see Bryce Canyon as well. It's totally worth it to see all those majestic red-orange hoodoos looming in the background. We stopped at all the lookout locations that were available. You get amazing views looking from above along the rim, and equally good views looking up from the canyon too. The pictures do not do it justice. You have to go and make it happen so you can see it for yourself. We were here early morning in July 2021 with very few crowds but still decent weather to enjoy the outdoors.
Written 8 April 2022
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Kelli S
Nephi, UT85 contributions
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July 2020
Of all of the National Parks in Utah this is my new favorite. So much to do on a two day visit. Many hiking options but also many scenic views to enjoy if hiking isn't your thing. The food options aren't great in Bryce City and are pricey so bring food with you if possible.
Written 6 July 2020
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jordd21
Orlando, FL207 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Couples
Beautiful views! They had just gotten a lot of snow so some of the hikes were closed and some of the walks were snowy/icy. We did Inspiration point, Bryce point, Sunset point, and Sunrise. Inspiration point parking was icy and a few people got stuck trying to get in. We had a 4 wheel drive care so we didn’t have any problems. Just to see the views is worth the $35 fee. You receipt is good for 7 days so if you are planning on spending a few days hiking it’s extremely worth the cost. The visitors center is really nice and the park staff is super helpful. They are very knowledgeable and can help with any of your trail questions. I definitely recommend hiking boots and chains in the snow. We had on sneakers and they didn’t have enough traction. Overall amazing! Can’t wait to go back in the spring so we can hike.
Written 1 January 2021
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50stateswithtwins
Saint Louis, MO782 contributions
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June 2020 • Family
Amazing, out of this world gorgeous views! Layer your clothes as temperature fluctuates greatly depending on the time of day and where you are in the canyon. If you want a stamp in your national parks passport hit the visitor center early otherwise the wait can be long due to restrictions on the number of people permitted at one time. If it’s bathrooms and souvenirs you want, the lodge in town has an amazing selection. We hiked the 1.3 mile Navajo loop and LOVED it! It was definitely worth getting into the canyon. Wear hiking shoes, bring water and snacks and plan to take it slow due to the incline. I’d suggest going down towards Two Bridges first so you can come up the more gradual switchbacks through Wall Street. Beautiful, breathtaking views. So glad we visited! No lines to get in and parking was not an issue at any of the pullouts in the early part of June since reopening after Covid-19 shutdown.
Written 7 June 2020
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Richard C
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Friends
Words cannot describe the beauty of this park. No other park has views that match this park. Parking can be tough but shuttle busses from the visitor center provide easy transportation. There is an entrance fee. If you plan to visit more than one park in the year buy the pass for all parks for the year … $80 a car which includes at least 4 occupants, maybe more. Must buy a month in advance because you need a paper pass or buy at gate of one of the parks. Check it out.
Written 5 October 2021
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Angela H
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2022 • Friends
This is my favorite National Park! It is so unique and majestic pictures don’t do it justice. Highly recommend going early to watch the sunrise light up the Hoodoos and an inner canyon adventure aboard a horse or mule with Canyon Trail Rides. No matter what activity you choose you’ll be amazed at the beauty of this park
Written 5 July 2022
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