Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park Travel Blog

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Hoodoos
After a bad night of sleeping, next time buying a tent and an air mattress, I left Zion. The drive out of the park was very windy and takes you through several tunnels, one being 1.1 miles long. Near the exit of the park, I spotted some buffalo roaming in a field and stopped and took some photos.

After a short drive, I entered Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce Canyon, famous for its worldly unique geology, consists of a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters carved from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in southern Utah. The erosional force of frost-wedging and the dissolving power of rainwater have shaped the colorful limestone rock of the Claron Formation into bizarre shapes including slot canyons, windows, fins, and spires called "hoodoos."

Bryce is so unique it is hard to describe, you have to see it to belive it. There are 14 viewpoints along the scenic route, 18 miles long, which peaks at Rainbow Point, elevation  9115 feet.   

Bryce Canyon National Park does not contain one main canyon, but rather a dozen smaller ravines eroded into the east side of a ridge running north-south at the edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in south west Utah. This park is a must see for anyone.
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Hoodoos
Hoodoos
Where the buffalo roam...
Where the buffalo roam...
Red Canyon before entering Bryce C…
Red Canyon before entering Bryce …
Natural Bridge
Natural Bridge
A raven calling out in the morning…
A raven calling out in the mornin…
Snow on the hoodoos
Snow on the hoodoos
Bryce Canyon National Park
photo by: Hummingbird