Tower Bridge Trail

MODERATE 50 reviews

Tower Bridge Trail is a 3.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bryce Canyon, Utah that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
3.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
872 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Great hike with a lot of variation in the landscape. As it is part of the Fairyland Loop, you can always extend it to make a longer hike but at the end of the day, just going out to Tower Bridge and back was a great hike to end with. There are some really nice views of the hoodoos. The trail is also fairly wide and even, not too many rocks, but a little snowy/muddy at the end of winter. The white sandstone against the sapphire sky was incredible. And across from that was this sea of red sand and the China Wall. It felt like being on Mars. Tower Bridge, you can't actually get that close to, but you can see it pretty decently if you find a spot between the trees. This trail is not nearly as popular as the Navajo or Queens trails but worth venturing down for some variation.

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1 month ago

Our first hike giving some great views on the way in. The view of Tower bridge was a little obstructed by trees at the trail end so we doubled back and along the fairyland route a little for better photo opportunities. Some of the uphills were fairly steep, but, as the hike isn't too long it wasn't too difficult. We did this hike earlyish (starting around 9.45) so the temperature was pleasant and the hike overall was an enjoyable one and not too congested.

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1 month ago

Moderate difficulty, beautiful views, small stream emerging from the base of the mountain at the bottom. Morning is best because it gets pretty warm down there in the afternoon. We found an older gentleman on the trail on the way out, that we had to pack out the last half mile, a little dehydrated and leg pain.

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2 months ago

This is a low traffic trail. It provides beautiful views away from the other more popular trails. We were hiking around 3 pm on a Sunday and enjoyed having the trail mostly to ourselves. We saw many chipmunks and a baby snake. If you don't have the time to do the bigger loops this is a great second option.

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2 months ago

great hike for my family. Tough coming back up, but worth it.

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3 months ago

Did this as part of the Fairyland Loop. Definitely worth seeing. Recommend starting early before it gets really hot in the summer.

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5 months ago

Great trail! Enjoyed the scenery the entire hike, the uphill like most trails was tough, but doable for the average hiker. Took me about 1:30 start to finish.

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6 months ago

Key word here is moderate. It's easy on the primary down path but gets tough coming up on the return leg. Still, as with most things in Bryce, stunning