Tropic, UT

Travel Guide
Bryce Canyon National Park which includes a gorge or canyon, tranquil scenes and desert views

Explore the historic relics of the scenic town and gaze up at the red hoodoos of the nearby canyon and national park.

Tropic is a charming tree-filled town at the base of Bryce Canyon. It offers spectacular views of the reddish-brown rock formations and has an eponymous trail leading up to the canyon. Chat with the friendly locals in this ranching community and enjoy the natural outdoor setting.

Stroll through the Pioneer Village, which is an outdoor museum that recreates the early houses of Tropic. Visit the historic 19th-century wooden cabin of Ebenezer Bryce, a Mormon leader after whom the adjacent national park was named. The intriguing history of the town is summarized in the Tropic Town Heritage Center.

Enjoy the fairly mild temperatures at these high altitudes and explore the picturesque surrounding topography in Bryce Canyon National Park. Follow the Tropic Trail that leads to the canyon and its various other trails. Hike to the Agua Canyon to see the red towers of The Rabbit and The Hunter.

Visit Black Birch Canyon for its spectacular overlook. Capture photos of Rainbow Point and other formations from the roadside pullout. Follow the Rim Trail to Swamp Canyon, which is a little more intimate than other canyons in the park.

Among Bryce Canyon’s highlights is the Natural Bridge, which serves as a frame for the verdant valley below. Hike with your family along some of the picturesque trails, such as the Navajo Trail, the Mossy Cave Trail and the Fairyland Loop Trail.

Stay for the sunset and watch the darkening shades of the red canyon. Make sure to bring enough food and water for your walk through this arid and secluded zone.

Find the small town in the Tropic Valley just east of Bryce Canyon National Park and west of the Paria River. It is in the southern part of Utah, about 280 miles (450 kilometers) south of Salt Lake City International Airport and a similar distance east of Las Vegas Airport.

Visit the small community of Tropic for its spectacular canyon views and interesting ranching culture.

Bryce Pioneer Village
Bryce Pioneer Village
2.5 out of 5
80 South Main Street, Tropic, UT
The price is $89 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Situated in Tropic, this cabin is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Bryce Canyon National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Kodachrome Basin State Park and Old Bryce Town. ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,403 reviews)
"I loved this quaint little place! After staying in several small motels journeying through the desert this was our favorite. Nice rooms, fun restaurant on property with live music, fire pit, and a hot tub. Staff is friendly and very helpful."

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Bryce Pioneer Village
Bryce Valley Lodging
Bryce Valley Lodging
2.5 out of 5
120 N Main Street, Tropic, UT
The price is $100 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Located in the heart of Tropic, this cabin is 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Bryce Canyon National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Kodachrome Basin State Park and Old ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (763 reviews)
"Good value for the money. Unit was clean and front desk was helpful. Front door needed replacing. Shower is miniscule; one can hardly move in it! Town of Tropic is not much. Restaurant across the street is decent."

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Bryce Valley Lodging
Bryce Country Cabins
Bryce Country Cabins
2 out of 5
280 North Main, Tropic, UT
The price is $128 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
Situated in a rural location, this cabin is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Bryce Canyon National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Kodachrome Basin State Park and Old Bryce ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,126 reviews)
Just right
"Nice place, office is only open from 3-9 so calls outside that window go to voicemail."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Bryce Country Cabins
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Bryce Pioneer Village
Bryce Pioneer Village
2.5 out of 5
80 South Main Street, Tropic, UT
The price is $89 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Situated in Tropic, this cabin is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Bryce Canyon National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Kodachrome Basin State Park and Old Bryce Town. ...
3.7/5 Good! (1,403 reviews)
"I loved this quaint little place! After staying in several small motels journeying through the desert this was our favorite. Nice rooms, fun restaurant on property with live music, fire pit, and a hot tub. Staff is friendly and very helpful."

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Bryce Pioneer Village
Bryce Country Cabins
Bryce Country Cabins
2 out of 5
280 North Main, Tropic, UT
The price is $128 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 2
Situated in a rural location, this cabin is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from Bryce Canyon National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Kodachrome Basin State Park and Old Bryce ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,126 reviews)
Just right
"Nice place, office is only open from 3-9 so calls outside that window go to voicemail."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Bryce Country Cabins
Bryce Valley Lodging
Bryce Valley Lodging
2.5 out of 5
120 N Main Street, Tropic, UT
The price is $100 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Located in the heart of Tropic, this cabin is 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Bryce Canyon National Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Kodachrome Basin State Park and Old ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (763 reviews)
"Good value for the money. Unit was clean and front desk was helpful. Front door needed replacing. Shower is miniscule; one can hardly move in it! Town of Tropic is not much. Restaurant across the street is decent."

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Bryce Valley Lodging
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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