Moderate Hikes

Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge on a slightly overcast day.

Photographed by Brian B. Roanhorse 21 November, 2015.

 
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Moderate Hikes have steep grades with "down and back" elevation changes, and include the following trails:

  • Navajo Trail (1.3 mi / 2.2 km round trip)
    The Navajo Loop begins at Sunset Point and goes down into Bryce Amphitheater through a "slot" canyon where large Douglas Fir trees are stretching to reach sunlight high above.
  • Tower Bridge (3 mi / 4.8 km round trip)
    See Bristlecone pines and the China Wall. A shady 1/4-mile spur trail leads to the Tower Bridge.
  • Hat Shop (4 mi / 6.4 km round trip)
    Descend to the Under-the-Rim Trail to see a cluster of balanced-rock hoodoos.
  • Swamp Canyon (4.3 mi / 7.2 km round trip)
    Descend into one of the lesser-known areas of Bryce Canyon.
 
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Bryce, UT 84764

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