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Beautiful hike down through some incredible formations that include a couple of natural bridges. Some muddy sections this time of year.

A quick little walk, not sure it even qualifies as a hike. There was no water coming over the falls so that part was a little anticlimactic. Turret arch was nice to see and photograph. Mossy cave had big icicles in it still. Glad we did it, but if you have limited time there are better trails at Bryce Canyon.

This is a fantastic hike. You get to see so many sites with a limited number of miles. I enjoy being down among the hoodoos and seeing them stand over you provides a different perspective than when you are on the rim. This is a must do hike for any hikers visiting Bryce Canyon.

Wonderful trail to get up close and personal with the Hoo Doos. We added Peek-a-Boo loop. There was a bit of residual ice, snow, and red muddy slush on the trail, but traction was ok in hiking boots. Views were astonishing. We saw a herd of 15 deer at the bottom.A steep climb out, but worth it.

Just stunning. Not too bad snow wise but there was a storm coming in after we left so it might’ve all changed. A must do if you’re in Bryce.

If you follow the saying, " The point of the journey is not to arrive", you will find this hike charming. If you go with only the goal if seeing a cool cave, you will not be thrilled with this hike. If you go to enjoy the hike itself you will find it is a treasure. There are stunning arches up high if you just look up. There are pictureques spots all over. If you go between April and Sept you might see the Tropic dam running, and it can be spectacular. The Tropic Dam was built by pioneers using natural water routes for irrigation of crops, so when they are letting water down the route it is beautiful. Like all hikes in Bryce, if you are visiting and there is a chance you might see snow here a good pair or Spikes/ Crampons is super smart. The trails are often icy in Bryce and these thrown over your shoes makes it safe and not stressful. Here is my blog post if you want to see a 360 connected sphere pictures.http://shaunasadventures.blogspot.com/2018/01/mossy-cave-bryce-canyon.html?m=1


Driving through this area I just had to pull over at the visitors center and check it out. I didn't plan on this detor, but I kept saying, I want to see what is just around this corner, or just around that rock for it was all so very beautiful. I ended up hiking around here for over a half hour, and I have it on my list to go back and do more of it for it was surprisingly great area. Here is my blog post if you want to see some pictures. http://shaunasadventures.blogspot.com/2018/01/?m=1

First time here. Loved it. Gotta be prepared in all ways possible though, specially on this kind of weather (cloudy partially flakey).

Road there was a bit rough, but well worth it. We were the only ones there when we went. Spent a few hours along the trail, and got some amazing photos to remember our hike!

Fun little none-strenuous hike with an amazing view by a storm shelter.

Close your eyes and take in the sounds of the wind at the lookout into the canyon and you might hear something beautiful like I did!!

Keep an eye out for diving birds in the canyon.

The ancient bristlecone pine is worth the hike!

Did this hike march 14... crampons for the boots were a good idea, however the hike is do able without.

Would be great for kids!

Awesome hike! Nice gradual but quick uphill to begin the hike. Levels out to a nice high-desert alpine ridge. Take the extra 3/4 rainbow loop for a much more intimate look with the petrified forest, but be ready to get the blood pumping a little bit on the way back up.

After the 3/4 loop it can get confusing to get back to the main trail since everything starts looking like trails through the pines, but you'll eventually see the way back to the parking lot once you're on top of the ridge looking out into the reservoir!

Worth the $8.

Great hike. Not that many people for it being Spring Break so a lot of the trail was just myself and the kids. Feels like being on another planet.

Hiked this trail as part of the Figure 8 trail (7-mile) in the Park brochure. We hiked in March so there was still plenty of ice, snow and later in the morning mud on the ground We generally hike about 2.5-miles per hour but the scenery on this trail will slow you up for the photos. Although I would regard this trail as moderate the climb back up to the top past two bridges (Wall street side of Navajo is closed in the winter) is a little strenuous and will raise the heart rate. We did not need micro-spikes like on the peekaboo side of the figure 8

Hiked this trail as part of the Figure 8 trail (7-mile) in the Park brochure. We hiked in March so there was still plenty of ice and snow on the ground in the morning so micro-spikes were very useful entering the trail as part of the figure 8 this is a moderate. We generally hike about 2.5-miles per hour but the scenery on this trail will slow you up for the photos. Also, we encountered far fewer people on this part of the loop (figure 8).

Hiked 02/20/18. Really pretty hike. There was a lot of snow on the trail and it was pretty chilly so make sure to bundle up this time of year & where proper hiking shoes!

We were only in Bryce for a day and wanted to get a taste of Fairyland Loop. This trail made me feel as though I was in a different world. It offers some great expansive views of the canyon while also bringing some up-close experiences of hoodoos. I’d rate the final ascent as moderate/difficult, but the majority of this trail is easy.

My favorite piece of the trail occurred before the fork leading to Tower Bridge. The end of the trail is a forest clearing, where my husband and I perched for a snack. The view of Tower Bridge is actually obstructed by the surrounding trees. In hindsight, when given the option at the fork to continue on Fairyland Loop (left) or go to Tower Bridge (right), I wish I would have hiked on Fairyland Loop a little longer.

Great trail that offers a variety of views. In the winter (I completed this hike in December), the Wall Street side of Navajo Loop is closed by the park, so I finished the loop on the Two Bridges side. I was sad to not see Wall Street, but was not at all disappointed by the Two Bridges side. This hike was not too difficult and worth every second.

Quick little hike. The kids enjoyed it...that’s all that matters.

A most beautiful view from every angle

1 month ago

This trail is a good one to have on your bucket list. The trail descends into the canyon among the curious Hoodoo's. The descent and return ascent are strenuous, and it is a good idea to bring water. We did this hike in early spring when parts of the trail were covered with snow which was stunning in contrast to the deep reds of the hoodoos and canyon walls, the dark green of the evergreen trees and the bright crisp blue sky. The time of year we did this hike the trail seemed to be ours alone.

Beautiful. Got a bit confused at times and had to double check to make sure I was still on the loop. About an inch of snow in the canyon in February, wear waterproof boots if you’ve got them.

Cool hike.

Beautiful hike! Very muddy/slushy/icy/snowy trail especially on the Navajo Loop side...but still hikeable! All three of my boys did the whole thing (10, 6, almost 3). Amazing views every step of the way! Great way to see Bryce!

1 month ago

I only did the lower half of the trail, going down Swamp Canyon from UT 63, and then heading south. Simply amazing. Little trafficked, maybe because of the bear warning signs at the time. Went through different landscapes and forest thicknesses. Well worth it!

1 month ago

We hiked this trail back in 2009 and I still remember it so vividly. I was not in that good of shape then (not that I can't get better now), but wasn't at all used to the ups and downs of a hiking trail, but remember I could do this with relative ease. We were with a group, two adults were about 60 years old, and they also enjoyed this trail, with what seemed like more ease than me (being their kid's age)! The other thing I remember about visiting Bryce, Zion and Arches during this Labor Day week(end) was that it was not hardly as crowded then as it is now.

This trail starts off of route 12, so many mistake it as not being a part of the Bryce Canyon National Park. The trail has a waterfall, a cave (with icicles, at least when we were there) and a large rock structure with arches and windows in it. When we were there, there was not much of a waterfall, just a trickle of water was coming down it, though you could hear water in the stream. I enjoyed this trail and recommend it if you want a quick hike. Keep in mind that it can be a little steep in some places if you aren't used to it, but they have tried to make this trail as user friendly as possible, with man made bridges (so you don't have to wade through the stream). There is also a pit toilet at the trail head. Be careful when pulling in and out as the parking lot is right on the road and people tend to drive fast. Video: https://youtu.be/DNxJmF2YQ1A

Awesome hike! Can’t wait to bring my kids here. Feels like I’m in line for Thunder Mountain at Disneyland!

1 month ago

Beautiful views around every turn. Challenging in June sun, but cooler than lower elevation.

Wall Street currently closed thru the spring

Icy in some spots (hiked it 2/7) but it’s a nice stroll through the canyon.

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