Rim Trail

Dawn at Inspiration Point 16 October, 2014 Brian B. Roanhorse BBR
Bench on the Rim Trail near Inspiration Point at sunrise.

Photographed by Brian B. Roanhorse 16 October, 2014.

 
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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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BRCA Rim Trail

Hike the Rim Trail that overlooks the entire Bryce Canyon National Park amphitheater.
 
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
 
Sunset at Sunset Point.
Sunset near Sunset Point.

Photographed by Brian B. Roanhorse 23 August, 2015.

 
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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. The only trail pets on leash are allowed from Sunset Point to Sunrise Point.
 
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BRCA Sunset Point to Sunrise Point Trail

Part of the Rim Trail, the trail is partially paved, wheel chair accessible and is the only trail open to pets (leashed).
 
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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P.O Box 640201
Bryce, UT 84764

Phone:

(435) 834-5322

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