Bryce Canyon is actually a collection of giant amphitheaters and canyons along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. The amphitheaters contain hunderds of hoodoos (eroded columns or pinnacles of rock). I've been to Bryce thrice, once in 1979, again in 1989, and most recently in 2019 (40 years, yikes!). There are lots of hiking and horseback trails. Some of the more popular are Rim, Navajo, Fairyland, Peek-a-boo, and Queen's Garden trails. If my memory serves me correctly (big if), most of the photos from the two earlier trips were taken from Rim and Navajo trails. I don't remember exactly where I took a lot of the pre-2019 photos, so I've captioned them as "Untitled".
Viewpoints along Rim Trail
The Rim Trail is 5.5 miles long with several moderately steep elevation changes along the way. The five viewpoints along the trail are (in order from north to south) Fairyland Point, Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point, and Bryce Point. Each of these viewpoints can be accessed individually by shuttle or private vehicle. Hiking about 2.5 miles from Bryce Point to Sunrise Point (or vice versa) provides the hiker with constantly changing spectacular top-down views of Bryce Amphitheater. Needless to say, this one of the easiest and most popular trails in the park. I hiked the rim from Sunrise Point to Bryce Point on my trip to Bryce in 2019.
Viewpoints along the park road (Utah SR-63)
Once you've hiked the Rim Trail and hit all the viewpoints around Bryce Amphitheater, then it's time to drive the 18 miles or so along the park road, checking out all the viewpoints along the way.
Yovimpa Point (end of the line)
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