Rim Trail

Rim Trail Inspiration Point

Rim Trail near Inspiration Point going towards Sunset Point.

Photographed by Brian B. Roanhorse October, 2015

The Rim Trail (0-11 mi / 0-17.7 km round trip)
The Rim Trail offers hikers the opportunity to see Bryce from on top. The entire Rim Trail extending from Fairyland to Bryce Point has several steep elevation changes and is 5.5 miles/9.16 kilometers one way.

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Topographical Image of entire Rim Trail

Rim Trail from Fairyland to Bryce Point (marked in red)

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Total Distance:

5.5 miles
9.16 km

Climbing:

1754 feet
535 m

Descending:

1235 feet
376 m

Min/Max:

7745/8354 feet
2360/2546 m

 
Elevation Profile for entire Rim Trail at Bryce Canyon National Park
 
Sunrise Point at dawn.

Early morning light between the Sunrise Point and Sunset Point on the Rime Trail.

Photographed by Brian B. Roanhorse October 1, 2014.

Sunset Point to Sunrise Point (1 mi / 1.6 km round trip)
The section between Sunrise and Sunset Points is paved and has minor elevation changes. The path is wheelchair accessible except in severe weather. Dogs on leash are allowed from Sunset Point to Sunrise Point ONLY.
 
 
Topographical image of the Rim Trail between Sunrise and Sunset points

Sunrise to Sunset portion of Rim Trail (marked in red)

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Elevation Profile of Rim Trail Between Sunrise Point and Sunset Point
 

Total Distance:

.9 miles
1.5 km

Climbing:

34 feet
10 m

Descending:

34 feet
10 m

Min/Max:

8000/8017 feet
2438/2444 m

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