Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
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  • jimles7
    Princeton, Kentucky673 contributions
    My favorite of the Mighty 5
    This was my favorite of the Mighty 5. The Navajo loop trail was my favorite trail and is 1.4 mi long that is a moderate hike. Sunset point is the best starting point. The scenic drive is 18 mi long 1 way with 15 stops about.
    Visited September 2022
    Traveled as a couple
    Written December 26, 2022
  • phvi2617
    Anaheim, California509 contributions
    Spectacular Bryce Canyon
    Bryce Canyon is an absolutely breathtaking and unique national park. In late fall, bright white snow contrasts gorgeously with the orange rock and green pines in the natural amphitheater. There are several great viewpoints along the main road, but it is best to hike into the canyon if you're able. I hiked the Two Bridges/Queen's Garden Loop along with the Peekaboo Loop. Both trails were fantastic and offered opportunities to see the stunning hoodoos up close. In late November it was very chilly during the day, and there was a good amount of snow, so be prepared with traction devices and layers if you're going to hike. The visitor center, restaurants, and general store are either closed or have limited hours during the winter season, so be sure to plan accordingly. There is lodging, gas, etc. just north of the park entrance in Bryce Canyon City. Altogether, a wonderful and enchanting place--my only regret was not staying another day!
    Visited November 2022
    Written December 30, 2022
  • Gayle B
    Cumming, Georgia237 contributions
    Beautiful canyon with gorgeous views o fhe hoodoos
    Beautiful canyon with gorgeous views - several overlooks. We watched the short video at the visitor's center, and I was glad that we did so we could really appreciate the hoodoos. We limited ourselves a bit due to snow on the paths but LOVED the views we could reach. There is a really cute little town with a few shops and restaurants just outside the park.
    Visited December 2022
    Written January 4, 2023
  • GriffnLeanne
    Morrinsville, New Zealand95 contributions
    A fabulous day in the Ampitheatre.
    Even though Bryce Point was closed and the full road was closed due to snow and ice which had not been cleared on the road, we had an amazing day in Bryce Canyon. Walked a mile along the Rim Track and back to Sunrise Point. Then from sunset point on the Navajo Loop Trail and Queens Garden trail loop. This was a fabulous loop to do and well worth it. Also Inspiration Point and the view from the higher Point was equally great over the whole ampitheatre. Even though there was plenty of snow around the trails are well packed with snow and easy to walk along especially with trax on your shoes. We started the Peekaboo Loop trail as well and were impressed with how easy it as to walk and identify trails. Disappointing the roads weren’t all opened, but thoroughly enjoyed our day and highly recommend.
    Visited January 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written January 4, 2023
  • KansasPVgal
    Shawnee, Kansas28,283 contributions
    Choose Bryce Canyon
    THIS road trip that included Bryce Canyon was amazing! Bryce Canyon is spectacular, and all roads leading there are as well. Such a feast for the eyes. If you are trying to decide between Bryce and Zion, I recommend Bryce. Zion requires visitors to be on shuttles in the park and the windows aren't clean. My husband has mobility challenges so he can't hike, and Zion requires that you take a shuttle into the park, which we did. But you are limited as to what you can see when you get off at shuttle stops, if you can't hike. But in Bryce Canyon, you can drive through, make stops at the many side road viewing areas , and be awestruck by what you can see! Beauty is everywhere inside and outside of Bryce Canyon. Definitely a must see!
    Visited September 2022
    Written January 22, 2023
  • loves2travelandmore
    552 contributions
    Crowded but Worth It
    Bryce Canyon was part of our trip visiting all five national parks in southern Utah. The park is busy, and it was difficult to find parking at many of the scenic areas. The lots would be full, so we'd drive further and catch the ones we missed on the way back. There is a shuttle system, but they only travelled as far as Bryce Point. We drove to Rainbow Point and found plenty of scenic spots along the way. The variety of hoodoos and geology is interesting. The four most popular viewpoints (Sunrise and Sunset Points, Inspiration Point, and Bryce Point) are all within three miles of the Visitors' Center.
    Visited October 2022
    Written January 28, 2023
  • A. M.
    79 contributions
    Wow!
    Breathtaking views of the hoodoos! Look out when walking ice covered paths. It's February and most the roads and lodge are closed. We experienced the three viewpoints open and it was still worth the trip to see it. The snow with the red rocks so beautiful. Nice to have the park to the few of us that were there. The sunny day and blue sky just added to the wonderful view.
    Visited February 2023
    Written February 20, 2023
  • Bob
    Reno, Nevada89 contributions
    Great Views!!!
    Bryce Canyon was second of three National Parks we were going to see today, the first one was the Grand Canyon North Rim. We took the Amphitheater Scenic Drive, it didn’t disappoint us, we took a short trail at Inspiration Point & took some amazing pictures!!!
    Visited June 2022
    Traveled with family
    Written February 22, 2023
  • Trip'n dude
    67 contributions
    A stunning place to visit, at least when they open up the road beyond the first two miles.
    My complaint with the NPS (National Park Service) and this park has to do with access to the park in winter. Twice now I have visited in winter and both times the road access into the park ended about 2 miles into the park which normally has about a 17 mile drive with lots of great overlooks and trails. So I got to see the same 4 lookouts as last visit. Beautiful of course, but very limiting. I noticed that the road into the park was plowed and clear far past the point where the NPS had closed the gates to the road. So there was obviously no road danger letting traffic go further into the park. And next day, despite no snow or other weather issues, the road remained closed. This in contrast to Zion National Park where we went next and which was experiencing very bad weather conditions. While they too had closed off some of the roads initially, they were reopened either later in the day or the next day. Unfortunately I cannot say the same for Bryce. At $30 an admission, it would be nice to actually see some of this magnificent park, so maybe a bit more plowing is in order.
    Visited February 2023
    Written March 4, 2023
  • Mcation
    San Diego, California5 contributions
    The National Park at the top of the staircase.
    We visited in December most of the park was closed and that left us to experience Bryce with the winds and a group of friends. If you wanted you could practically just drive through take a few pics and miss the grandeur. It’s only when you look around you realize you are up too looking down. We were lucky to catch the sunrise at sunrise point it was really cold and windy, like 50 mph windy blowing up the amphitheater. I’m sure there are tons of lost ball caps somewhere with mine. We never even saw where it went. The winter sunrise was breathtaking and without the wind blowing sand up the canyon walls onto us it would have been great. We went out of the park after sunrise and ate. Came back and hiked down into the hoodoos it was a great morning in Bryce. Yon can hike several trails, we chose to hike until around 4 the sun was fading and it was getting pretty cold with the wind. Bryce is beautiful in a more subtle way then Zion or the Grand Canyon.
    Visited December 2022
    Traveled with friends
    Written March 11, 2023
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jashmawa
Sydney, Australia180 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
We stayed 2 nights in Bryce Canyon City which is only a 10 minute drive to the Bryce Canyon NP. We stayed at Ruby's Inn Best Western and I would recommend staying here. We had a full day in the park. We drove around the rim stopping at Bryce Point and Inspiration Point to soak in the magnificent hoodoos which rise from the canyon floor. We started our trail at Sunset Point and walked the Two Bridges and Queen Victoria Garden Trail which was a loop finishing at Sunrise Point. We then walked back to Sunset Point. Fabulous walk. The ground was a bit muddy, icey and slushy with snow having fallen the week before. We hired cleats from Ruby's Inn at a cost of $10.00 each which were well worth the hire. It made for a non slippery walk. We were so lucky to see the canyon partially covered in snow to enhance the beauty. In the afternoon we walked the Rim Trail from Bryce Point to Sunset Point and back again. Absolutely fabulous with stunning views of the canyon. You will enjoy.
Written 6 December 2023
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Chris E
Fort Wayne, IN81 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
One of the most beautiful places I have been to in my life. It truly took my breath away and has some really fun hikes to really immerse yourself in. Honestly more impressive than the Grand Canyon.
Written 20 November 2023
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BaldnRed
Fayetteville, NC228 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
This has been on my bucket list for several years now. We finally got a chance to get to Bryce and it was well worth the wait. We hiked down into the canyon and I failed to research the fact that Bryce Canyon is 9000ft above sea level. The hiking is a little tougher because of the thin air so keep that in mind.
Written 8 November 2023
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Rich S
Mukilteo, WA314 contributions
Nov 2023 • Couples
I had been to Bryce Canyon before, but only the Summertime. Going in November was amazing. It was cold, which was better for hiking. And the lack of crowds (especially before 10am) gave us many opportunities for photos that I never could have had during a Summertime visit. Starting at Queen's Garden Trail and ending at Navajo Loop Trail was a perfect way to see just about the entire park with just a half-day visit.
Written 5 November 2023
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Highexpects
London, UK63 contributions
Aug 2023 • Family
Amazing natural beauty, easy access and walk, beautiful place, well worth it. The colours are stunning.
Written 25 October 2023
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Robin W
6 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
No words or pictures can express the magnificence of Bryce National Park.
This park should be on everyone’s bucket list! It’s absolutely gorgeous !
Written 25 October 2023
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dixiepeach
Kansas City, MO8,367 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
This was our third trip to Bryce Canyon. It never fails to delight with its gorgeous colorful hoo-doo filled landscapes. Sunset is my favorite time there. You may see some wildlife in the park, particularly late in the day. If you have time you should drive out to the far end of the park which has several beautiful viewpoints there.
Written 25 October 2023
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MonaMyLove
Mountain View, CA17 contributions
Oct 2023
Yes, there are many other tourists, but it still is magical.
The light changes every hour and every day. No matter when you come it is just overwhelmingly beautiful.
Written 22 October 2023
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Cryptic_Tourist
Saint Louis, MO742 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
Bryce was my absolute favorite of the Mighty Five. It truly feels like you’re on another planet. We came for sunrise and it was truly unbelievable. My sister and I hiked the Navajo Loop/Queen’s Garden Trail and it was insanely cool and beautiful. The hoodoos are just so neat. I can’t say enough about how unique it is. Just get there early and you’ll find parking no problem for sunrise, also if you hit the trail a little before sunrise it’ll be virtually empty.
Written 21 October 2023
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FiKniveton
10 contributions
Oct 2023 • Couples
Every viewing point a magnificent vista of intense blue sky, incredible natural features and so well planned you can enjoy it all. If you are thinking of visiting, do it. Easy to get around and fantastic value, an annual pass for the Nat Parks costs $80.
Written 18 October 2023
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