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Mossy Cave Trail

Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
+1 435-834-5322
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A Short Must Do

You can't miss this trail. It is a quick hike through a narrow canyon (not slot.) If there is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris_G_2008
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Fun little hike

This was the first hike we did in Bryce. You access outside of the entrance to Bryce canyon. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mikez428
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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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“small waterfall” (27 reviews)
“short hike” (50 reviews)
“easy hike” (37 reviews)
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Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
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"small waterfall"
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"short hike"
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"easy hike"
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"main park"
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"water dripping"
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"rock overhang"
in 5 reviews
"nice hike"
in 16 reviews
"small parking area"
in 6 reviews
"great for kids"
in 4 reviews
"cars parked"
in 4 reviews
"mile round trip"
in 6 reviews
"red rocks"
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"parking lot"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
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"stream"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't miss this trail. It is a quick hike through a narrow canyon (not slot.) If there is water, a waterfall will be running. The cave is cool to see but don't expect to go in; there really isn't a cave. The history here...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first hike we did in Bryce. You access outside of the entrance to Bryce canyon. It was summer so the river was pretty lame but the mossy cave was nice. You can get a "I Hiked the HooDoo's" rubbing on this trail....More

Thank Mikez428
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike right at the entrance to the Park is a short easy trail that leads to a very small waterfall and the Mossy Cave. It won't take you breath away but it is interesting and a nice warm up for longer more challenging trails...More

Thank Thomas C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is maybe a 10 or so minute drive from main entrance to Bryce. The cave isn't what you expect. it's more of just a rock overhang with water dripping down. But there's a cool waterfall on this relatively short hike. Also bathrooms at trail...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a long hike but still a disappointment when the cave looks more like a big hole. Luckily there is a waterfall nearby. The view of the waterfall is nice but the best is when you hike up river.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you have time do both. If not skip the cave and head to the waterfall. We went to the bottom of the falls and my daughter enjoyed swimming in it. The cave was pretty boring. Nothing really much too it. This hike is not...More

Thank Chad B
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Bring a towel & maybe some water shoes if you want to play in the river. Thankfully we had a towel. The water was VERY cold & so refreshing at the end of June. The Mossy Cave itself was fine to see - we appreciated...More

Thank Gwyn D
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Easy hike along a clear stream, over bridges, and up to a cool cave/grotto and also a neat waterfall.

Thank April C
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We almost didn’t do this one, but glad we did. It follows a little river and it has a beautiful waterfall at the end. The actual cave itself isn’t too exciting, so just walk towards the waterfall instead. The kids loved this one.

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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Great short hike on other side of park. Watch for turn off Easy to miss. Smallish parking lot. Pretty waterfall and interesting “cave.” NOT a walk . 200 feet elevation rise in short distance. Canal fun for kids. Nice change from the dry hikes in...More

Thank Danele B
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Martha R
27 April 2018|
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Response from JulieCirlin | Reviewed this property |
There are no pull-through parking spots at the trailhead. It's a small lot for cars and maybe campers.
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Matt F
12 December 2017|
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Response from janrA2759SE | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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RootBeerFan
2 June 2017|
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Response from Becky M | Reviewed this property |
It says it runs year round. There was a drought a while back that dried it up but I would imagine there would be some moisture all the time
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