Bryce Canyon National Park

#1
Bryce Canyon East
USA, UT
#2
Bryce NP - Thunder TH - Inspiration Point
USA, UT
#3
Bryce NP - Thunder TH - Rainbow Point
USA, UT
#4
Hwy 143 East
USA, UT
#5
Red Canyon
USA, UT

Climb List: Bryce Canyon National Park
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Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park

Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - two PJAMM Cyclists stand in front of NPS sign for Bryce Canyon National Park

Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Bryce Canyon National Park boasts the largest concentration of hoodoos (irregular rock columns) of anywhere else on earth.  This other-worldly, high elevation national park, located at the top of Utah’s Grand Staircase, sees over two million visitors each year.  You can visit Bryce Canyon’s official NPS website here.  PJAMM has charted four climbs/routes in the Bryce Canyon National Park Area (these are accessed via the map or climb list above) and one nearby.  

RED CANYON

Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - sign for Red Canyon, road travels between bright red rock formations

Ride 7.4 miles gaining 1,027’ at 2.6% average grade.

BRYCE NP SHARED USE PATH

THUNDER TRAILHEAD TO INSPIRATION POINT

Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - PJAMM Cyclists stands in front of NPS sign for Bryce Canyon National Park

Ride 17.7 miles gaining 1,454’ at 1.2% average grade (2.5% climb only).

INSPIRATION POINT TO BRYCE POINT

Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - two cyclists stand on red dirt path in front of sign for Bryce Point

Ride 1.8 miles gaining 296’ at 2.6% average grade.

THUNDER TAILHEAD TO RAINBOW POINT

Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - Cyclists pose in front of sign for Rainbow Point, aerial drone view of red rock formations

The longest ride in the park.

Ride 32 miles gaining 3,208’ at 1.2% average grade (2.9% climb only)

HIGHWAY 143 EAST

Cycling Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah - bike parked against road sign for 13% grade

Ride 30.2 miles gaining 4,473’ at 2.4% average grade.

This climb begins several miles northwest of the Red Canyon Visitor Center and rides away from the park.