Already know your travel dates?

Book Now
search icon
search icon
header image

Mossy Cave Trail

Overview
Location
Weather
Amenities

Overview

The Mossy Cave Trail in the northern end of Bryce Canyon National Park offers hikers the chance to experience up close the hoodoos and spires of the park without having to descend 1,000 feet to the bottom of the amphitheatres. This trail follows a stream that leads to a natural grotto, a shelter cave that looms protectively over the trail, bearing ice sickles in the winter and lichen and moss in the warmer seasons.

Utah's Outback Map
Tours
Hiking Trails
Tour Area
  • Bryce Canyon National Park: checkmark
Trail Length
  • 1 - 5 Miles: checkmark
Trail Features
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance (km): 1.6
  • Distance (mi.): 1
  • Elevation at Trailhead: 6831 ft.
  • Elevation Gain (+): 118 ft.
  • Maximum Elevation: 6945 ft.
  • Minimum Elevation: 6831 ft.
  • Park Pass Required: checkmark
  • Parking Type: Parking Lot
  • Route Type: Out & Back
  • Trail Traffic: Heavy
  • Type of Pass Required: National Park Pass
To Do
  • Hiking: checkmark
Sustainability
  • Kid Friendly: checkmark

Tropic Weather

map pin Bryce Canyon National Park
Tropic, UT 84776 See Map
Utah's Outback Map