Hiking The Rim Trail

The 19th most popular hiking trail in Utah.

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In the scenic Bryce Canyon National Park, the Rim Trail is a 11 mile hiking route (one-way) overlooking the hoodoos of Bryce Canyon. The Fairyland Loop runs from Fairyland Point in the north to Bryce Point in the south. It is paved between Sunrise Point and Sunset Point. It is an easy route with only 550 feet of vertical, but keep in mind that the base altitude is over 9,000.

Overall, Rim Trail is the 19th most popular hiking trail of all 38 hikes in Utah. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Rim Trail including Hackberry Canyon, Riggs Springs Loop, Red Canyon, Kodachrome State Park, Under The Rim Trail and Fairyland LoopPeekaboo Loop.

Rim Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  BCNP (435) 834-5322; Bryce Tourism (800) 444-6689; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Utah" from Bill Schneider

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Natl Park North Campground; Ruby s Inn BW, Bryce (800) 468-8660

Luxury Loding:  Bryce Canyon Lodge

Breakfast Restaurant:  Rubys Canyon Diner, Bryce

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nps.gov/brca/

GPS:  37.64943, -112.14728

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/12/2016

ID:  14114

Rim Trail Hiking Map


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