Tropic, UT Trails and Parks

Tropic has 19 trails in the vicinity, including 15 hiking trails and 3 for birding. These trails range from 0.4 to 23 miles in length. The most popular trails are Queens Garden Trail, Fairyland Loop Trail and Bryce Canyon National Park Trails. Trails.com member Tres W. recently completed Cottonwood Canton.
  • Queens Garden TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3.5 hours
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Bryce Canyon National Park is one place where you can see a lot of fantastic scenery in a very short time. There are numerous trails below the ...

  • Fairyland Loop TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  5.25 hours
    •  8.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The area below the rim of Bryce Canyon National Park is a fantasyland of strange and wonderful geologic formations. Stone spires and pinnacles ...

  • Mossy Cave (Bryce Canyon National Park)View Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  0.25 hour
    •  0.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A short hike at the northeastern end of Bryce Canyon National Park. This trail offers a short stroll into the reddish pinnacles of Bryce Canyon ...

  • Under-the-Rim TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    •  Two to three days
    •  22.9 miles
    •  Guide

    A two- to three-day backpack in Bryce Canyon National Park. This is a remote hike through the base of the older sections of Bryce Canyon, with ...

  • Peekaboo Loop TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    •  2 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The valley east of the rim was used by cattle ranchers long before the national park was created. The hike I describe below starts at Bryce Point, ...

  • Riggs Spring Loop TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  6.5 hours
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop hike can easily be completed in one day, but Riggs Spring is such a pleasant place to spend a night it would be a shame not to. The ...

  • Cottonwood CantonView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Birding  
    •  Guide

    From the south end, the first 12.8 miles of this route pass through sparse desert shrub and along the Paria River, which at this point supports ...

  • Bryce Canyon National ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Birding  
    •  Guide

    Much of Bryce Canyon National Park is a conifer-dominated monoculture, and bird diversity is not one of its selling points. Nonetheless, an attentive ...

  • Tropic ReservoirView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Birding  
    •  Guide

    The entire upper drainage of the East Fork of the Sevier River is an intriguing area that promises lots of good birding for passerines; the reservoir ...

  • Powell PointView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    This 22-mile out-and-back (11 miles each way) leads from Pine Lake Campground, a nice place to overnight, to the top of the Table Cliff Plateau, ...

  • Bryce Canyon National Park TrailsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  8.7 miles
    •  Guide

    When we hiked in Bryce Canyon, I frequently heard the distinctive rumble of a rock avalanche beginning and ducked under an overhang in time to ...

  • Wire Pass Trail/Buckskin GulchView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3-4 hours
    •  5.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Considered by many to be the world’s premier slot canyon, Buckskin Gulch is also its longest. Deep, sculpted cliffs reach as much as 500 feet ...

  • Lower Hackberry CanyonView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3-4 hours
    •  4.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Well known for its beauty but not all that highly visited, Hackberry Canyon gets you deep into canyon country, surrounding you with towering ...

  • Lick WashView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  8.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Remote and lovely, Lick Wash is little visited and therefore quite the gem, since it features both beauty and solitude, a more and more rare ...

  • Willis Creek NarrowsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  2-3 hours
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Willis Creek is an ideal slot canyon for those who either don’t have the experience or simply lack the desire to do some technical slot cany ...

  • Panorama TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3-4 hours
    •  5.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Spires, chimneys, buttes, and walls of sandstone, all colored with alluring shades and shaped into engaging natural formations, keep hikers continually ...

  • Under-the-Rim TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    •  2-3 days
    •  23.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Backpacking Bryce Canyon just about ensures solitude as you traipse through the deep, hoodoo-filled amphitheater, benefitting from ...

  • Peek-a-Boo LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  3-4 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Peek-a-Boo Loop is named for the manner in which Bryce Canyon’s famous natural hoodoos peek in and out along the trail, tantalizing with ...

  • Navajo LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Tropic, UT

    • Hiking  
    •  1- 2 hours
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Short and very sweet, Navajo Loop gives you perfect views of the chimerical hoodoos that put Bryce Canyon on the map. Although almost guaranteed ...