Navajo Trail - Hike near Bryce, Utah
Navajo Loop Trail, Utah 84764, USA,Bryce,Utah
37.62269358046386, -112.16620978996582
3.6 miles S of Bryce, Utah
Address: Navajo Loop Trail, Utah 84764, USA
GPS: 37°37'21.7"N 112°9'58.4"W
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State: Utah

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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 direction and is about one and a half miles in length. This trail is moderate in difficulty, with some steeper rocky parts.

Hiking Navajo Trail will take you down to experience up close the rock formations that make Bryce Canyon famous, the Hoodoos. These red formations will begin to tower over you as you descend into the amphitheater.

Navajo Trail provides hikers with access to three of the parks most famous formations. The Thor’s Hammer, Twin Bridges and Wall Street formations can be seen from the trail.

Along the trail you will be able to see huge Douglas Firs growing out from the rock. The green, life-filled trees provide an incredible contrast to the dry red rocks around them. The trees have been growing here for more than 750 years.

The winding loop created by Navajo Trail can be completed in one to two hours. For hikers looking to experience Navajo Trail while also wanting a longer hike can combine Navajo Trail with Queens Garden Trail for a 3 mile adventure.

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From Bryce, Utah

  1. Head southwest toward UT-63 (0.3 mi)
  2. Turn left onto UT-63 (0.2 mi)
  3. Turn left (0.2 mi)
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Distance ?

1.2 miles

Real Ascent ?

498 feet

Real Descent ?

512 feet

Grade (-27° to 20°)

-51% to 37%

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

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