Bryce Canyon Sunset

The Forces Behind Mother Nature

Discover the Elements that Reshape the Red-Rock Formations Every Year Did You Know? Did you know that Bryce Canyon is actually not a canyon at all? Despite the name, Bryce Canyon National Park is an accumulation of towering hoodoo rock formations that create natural amphitheaters. The heart of Bryce…

Lace Up the Hiking Boots

Bryce Canyon Country is home to some of the most unique rock formations in the United States. The best way to view this red-rock country is to take your time exploring the trails and hikes that reveal the past and present workings of mother nature. Popular Hikes Rim Trail: This easy-going trail…

Escaping the Ordinary

Discovering the American Frontier Have you ever thought of sleeping in a Tipi? What about a luxurious Airstream camping trailer? Bryce Canyon Country offers unique ways to escape from the ordinary with one-of-a-kind lodging locations. Make your stay more memorable by booking an outdoor lodging…

Insider’s Guide to Bryce Canyon (Part 2)

Hit the Backcountry Trails: Bryce Canyon National Park's backcountry trails offer rugged adventure in the midst of unimaginable beauty and solitude. Backcountry hikes include the 22.9-mile Under-the-Rim Trail and the 8.8-mile Rigg Springs Loop trail. Expect serious changes in elevation (from 6,800…

Bryce Canyon, America's Most Unique National Park

A man takes photographs on the Queens Garden Trail in Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce Canyon is, without a doubt, America's most exceptional and distinctive national park. Carved into the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau, the forces of nature are striking in Byrce Canyon National…

Bryce Canyon - Yovimpa & Rainbow Points

Looking north along the Bryce Canyon rim from the southern end of the park. Many travelers visiting Bryce Canyon National Park never make it to the canyon’s top points. But Rainbow and Yovimpa view are not to be missed! Less than a mile from each other, these stunning vistas are well worth…

Black Bears in Bryce Canyon Region

Most people go their entire lives without seeing a bear in the wild. But if you’ll be camping on Boulder Mountain, chances are you may have some company--even if you aren’t aware of it. According to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, the black bear is currently the only species of bear native…

Geology - Bryce Canyon - Grand Staircase

The Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument includes 1.9 million acres of rugged and remote landscape from Escalante to Kanab. The vast monument is divided into three geographically distinct regions consisting of the oldest layers in the southern Grand Staircase section, the central region known…

Erosion in Bryce Canyon

Several forces of nature have played a hand in the formation of Bryce Canyon’s horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters, and other similar formations in the surrounding region. While much of the landscape is the result of millions of years of changing climates and shifts and uplifts of the Colorado Plateau…