Bristlecone Loop, Bryce Canyon National Park

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Bristlecone Loop is located in Bryce Canyon National Park. Plan to visit Bristlecone Loop during your Bryce Canyon National Park vacation using our convenient Bryce Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .
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  • A fire in the not too distant past has taken its toll on this pleasant easy walk. It's still worth the effort, but the fire damaged trees and the loss of many bristlecone pines emphasizes the unforgiv...  more »
  • Very nice, easy, 1 mile loop trail out to the point and back. There are lots of overlooks. It gets pretty windy at the point which is where you will find the hardy Bristlecone pines. The Bristlecone p...  more »
  • If you don't have much time, don't bother with this trail. Just stick to the lookouts from the car park. This takes you to 2 lookouts via Pine trees. Save your energy for other walks.  more »

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Where to stay in Bryce Canyon National Park

Owned by the National Park Service, the Lodge at Bryce Canyon provides rustic cabins and hotel-style accommodations inside Bryce Canyon National Park. The next most convenient option is to stay in one of the park's gateway communities. The village of Tropic sits just off of the park's eastern entrance and offers everything from chain hotels to independently owned motels to bed and breakfasts in historic homes. Various other lodging options are available along Route 12, and you'll find a few more on Route 89 west of the park.
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