Fairyland Loop Trail - Hike near Bryce, Utah
Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail, Bryce, UT 84764, USA,Bryce,Utah
37.649144080167915, -112.14712847821738
1.8 miles S of Bryce, Utah
Address: Fairyland Loop Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail, Bryce, UT 84764, USA
GPS: 37°38'56.9"N 112°8'49.7"W
Maps | Directions
State: Utah

Trails Rocks National Park

Hike

Fairyland Loop Trail is one of the most scenic hikes available in Bryce Canyon. Hiking this loop allows you to see many of Bryce Canyon’s well-known sights from several perspectives.

Fairyland Loop Trail begins at Fairyland Point where hikers descend about 900 feet into the canyon. For five miles hikers follow Fairyland Loop Trail through the red and white hoodoos and pink cliffs. The trail then ascends to Sunrise Point. At Sunrise Point hikers get an aerial view of the canyon as they walk along Rim Trail to connect back to Fairyland Point.

Because of its length and steep stretches, Fairyland Loop Trail is considered one of the more difficult trails in Bryce Canyon. The loop is 8 miles in its entirety, with short stretches where the trail is very steep.

A worthwhile detour to take while hiking Fairyland Loop Trail is the short stint to Tower Bridge. Tower Bridge looks like a naturally made, red rock version of London Bridge and is only 200 yards away from Fairyland Loop Trail. The trailhead to Tower Bridge can be found just before Fairyland Loop Trail ascends to Sunrise Point.

Fairyland Loop Trail is a wonderful trail for hikers looking to explore Bryce Canyon and experience the variety of sights that can be seen there.

1.8K Written by tasiawhicker

For more information, visit:

Add Reference URL

Link to another great resource

Be courteous, informed, and prepared. Read trailhead guidelines, stay on the trail, and don’t feed the wildlife.

Read More
  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

Directions

From Bryce, Utah

  1. Head southwest toward UT-63 (0.3 mi)
  2. Turn right onto UT-63 (1.8 mi)
  3. Turn right onto Fairyland Point Rd (1.0 mi)
to add photos & videos and suggest edits

Guest Review/Comments

/5
Edit Review Delete Review
Reply Cancel
Fairyland Loop added by tasiawhicker Fairyland Loop added by tasiawhicker
Fairyland Loop added by tasiawhicker Fairyland Loop added by tasiawhicker Fairyland Loop added by tasiawhicker Fairyland Loop added by tasiawhicker Fairyland Loop Trail - Bryce Canyon by Steve Hansen Fairyland Loop Trail-Bryce Canyon National Park by NYHikerJohn
1.8K

Added by tasiawhicker

Trails

Distance ?

7.6 miles

Real Ascent ?

1,990 feet

Real Descent ?

1,990 feet

Grade (-23° to 22°)

-43% to 40%

Elevation differences are scaled for emphasis. While the numbers are accurate, the cut-away shown here is not to scale.

Other Hiking Trails Nearby

Add Location 0.5-5.4 mi

Rim Trail

Bryce, Utah

1.7 miles SW

Rim Trail is a wonderful way for hikers to explore the breathtaking views of Bryce Canyon from above the canyon. The trail curves around the park allowing hikers to view the spectacular, red rock...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

2.3 mi

Queens Garden Trail

Bryce, Utah

1.7 miles SW

The Queen's Garden Trail is the hike to see the wonders of Bryce Canyon's main amphitheater from all angles. Starting at Sunrise Point, you'll have a great view from the rim before...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

1.8 mi

Tower Bridge

Bryce, Utah

1.9 miles SW

Tower Bridge is a unique and uncrowded trail in Bryce Canyon. Tower Bridge gets its name from the prominent rock formation the trail leads to. The rock formation resembles London Bridge and is a...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

0.1-0.3 mi

Mossy Cave

Tropic, Utah

2.0 miles NE

Mossy Cave Trail is perfect for Bryce Canyon Visitors who want to experience the wonderful rock formations, like the Hoodoos, without steep and strenuous climbing. This trail is just over a mile and...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

1.2 mi

Navajo Trail

Bryce, Utah

2.1 miles SW

Navajo Trail explores the main amphitheater of Bryce Canyon National park in a short but winding hike. The hike begins at Sunset Point and splits off into a loop. The loop can be taken in either...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

3.1 mi

Peek-a-boo Loop

Bryce, Utah

3.1 miles S

Peek-a-boo Loop Trail is one of the more strenuous hikes available in Bryce Canyon. The unique challenge this loop provides has beautiful views that are well worth the hike. This three-mile loop can...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

1.6 mi

Hat Shop

Bryce, Utah

3.1 miles S

Hat Shop Trail is a moderately difficult hike with the view of some delicately balanced rock formations. These rock formations are where the Hat Shop Trail got its name. Huge gray boulders can be...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

4.1 mi

Swamp Canyon Overlook and Trail

Bryce, Utah

5.6 miles SW

Swamp Canyon Trail is a wonderful, lesser-explored trail of moderate difficulty. Hikers in this area can expect to see some of Bryce Canyon’s famous rock formations, while also experiencing the...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

1.0 mi

Bristlecone Loop

Kanab, Utah

13.0 miles SW

Bristlecone Loop is a one-mile trail from Rainbow Point. Rainbow Point is located at the southern end of Bryce Canyon National Park and is the highest point in the park. The spectacular views...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

8.1 mi

Riggs Spring Loop Trail

Kanab, Utah

13.1 miles SW

Riggs Spring Loop Trail is the perfect trail for hikers wishing to escape to the wilderness. This is one of the least trafficked trails in Bryce Canyon and one of the most forested. The ponderosa...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

Montezuma Mines

Kanab, Utah

32.0 miles S

A bunch of sand caves/mines. There are some pits with old ladders, and at least one pit in particular that you can descend with a rope.

Cave, Hike

hike Hiking Trail

cave Cave

12.1 mi

Escalante River

Escalante, Utah

32.1 miles E

Hike and Horseback near Escalante, Utah

Hike, Horseback

hike Hiking Trail

horseback Horseback Trail

Lower Calf Creek Falls

Boulder, Utah

41.2 miles E

Calf Creek Falls is a perennial waterfall in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah that totals 214 feet (65 m). The lower tier is a 126-foot (38 m) cascade and is very popular,...

Hike, Swim

swim Swimming Hole

hike Hiking Trail

Upper Calf Creek Falls

Boulder, Utah

41.3 miles E

The hike begins on the canyon rim and makes a 500-foot descent down steep slickrock to a sandy trail visible at the bottom of the slope. As you approach the creek, the trail splits. The left...

Hike, Swim

swim Swimming Hole

hike Hiking Trail

Peek-a-boo Slot Canyon

Kanab, Utah

41.4 miles SW

This great little slot canyon is more officially known as Red Slot Canyon. Not really long but a fun area to explore. Very sandy road! Do NOT try and take your non 4 wheel drive vehicle down this...

Hike

hike Hiking Trail

More Similar Arenas Near Fairyland Loop Trail:

Hiking Trails Things to Do

Nearby Campsites

More Campsites Near Fairyland Loop Trail:

Campsites

Embed Arena

Where do you plan to embed this code?

<script src="https://www.freearenas.com/embed/a14f30919"></script>

Copy
×
loading...

Add an Arena

Just some quick info about this location to get started...

New Collection

Update Review

/5

Edit Your Experience

Log Your Visit to This Location

We've logged that you went. Is there anything else you want to add?

Thank you for your review/comment

We've recorded your comments. Is there anything else you want to add?

By recording your visit on FreeArenas.com, you'll have a collection of all the great places you've been and provide valuable information for yourself and others in the future.

Have you been to this location?

/5
Cancel

Donate to the Cause

We're trying to get people off their couches and off their phones to responsibly enjoy the great outdoors. It takes a lot of work to populate, curate, develop, and market our website and mobile application. Even the smallest contribution can go a long ways towards helping this all happen faster and better. Thank you!