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Bristlecone Loop

Rainbow Point, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
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Bristlecone Loop was a great trail through the forest and a nice break from the topography found... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BRDman7
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Vancouver, Canada
Nice moderate hike: they say easy, but I say moderate.

Nice views: easy path: no rocks to climb over. There is alittle bit of elevation to this one, but... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Julie L
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Tampa, Florida
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Popular hiking trail at Bryce National Park providing spectacular views of the rugged landscape.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Rainbow Point, Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bristlecone Loop was a great trail through the forest and a nice break from the topography found elsewhere in the park. We enjoyed the short hike through the pines and the lookouts along the way. I'd love to watch the sun set from here.

Thank BRDman7
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice views: easy path: no rocks to climb over. There is alittle bit of elevation to this one, but maybe since I am from Florida, and altitude and incline were not my best friends, I could be over reacting. I enjoyed this hike alot.

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The hike is a nice one through the trees with a good view in the middle of the loop, but there are better trails for views. We drove down to this one just to see the bristlecone pines. It would be wonderful if they marked...More

Thank travelbug31589
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lingering Loop with minimal elevation change, worth the walk, and worth the time to do it. Shadows are best early morning, late evening.

Thank drronline
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this hike in the evening two hours before sunset (although the clouds came in). It is a very easy trail to walk and there are sections thru the forest but the trail also gets pretty close to the rim in some places so...More

Thank gyshwysh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hike would be good for the entire family. It’s a short loop and gets you great views too! This is located at the end of the road by Rainbow Point. We went on this hike after eating picnic lunch there.

Thank Jessica R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a less beaten path and will take you to a lookout that overlooks the Steps of the Grand Staircase. You can, on a clear day, see to the edge of the Grand Canyon.

Thank TrippingBilies
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike is not too long or difficult. It starts in a forested section of the park and works its' way to a cliff section where there are great mountain views. A nice easy hike.

Thank SlowPoke59
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The photo ops from the trail are amazing and I am so glad we did the full loop. I highly recommend and this is an easy hike for all ages.

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a nice uncrowded trail with some views. Allows you to get away from the crowd not venturing far from their cars at Rainbow Loop.

Thank Rob S
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40larry
7 September 2017|
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Response from LelandSisk | Reviewed this property |
Once you are in the park, no further permits for parking are required. I would drive every day. There is sufficient parking available. Enjoy!
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