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 adventure at one of the many nearby picturesque campsites! Exclusive “glamping” or glamour-camping, is available for those seeking time in the outdoors with all the basic comforts of home.

Camping like a Cowboy

The Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch

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Native American Petroglyph

Red Painted Faces – Bryce Native American Lore

 

Bryce Canyon’s Native American history is as colorful and intriguing as the pinnacles and hoodoos that create the dramatic landscape. From Paleo-Indians to Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi) and Fremont Peoples, to the Paiute Indians, there have been known human inhabitants the Bryce Canyon region for at least 10,000 years.

 

These pictographs are considered by some to have been created within the last 100 – 200 years. Much of the rock art in this region is 600 – 2000+ years

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Anasazi State Park Museum

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The Anasazi State Park Museum offers another opportunity to get up close and personal with Utah’s natural and human history.

Anasazi State Park – Ruins

A museum houses most of the artifacts that have been found in this former Anasazi Indian village, which was occupied between 1050 and 1200 A.D. and is believed to be the largest Anasazi community west of the Colorado River. The Anasazi State Park Museum also features some artifacts of the Freemont People, another ancient culture

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Native Americans – Bryce Canyon Region

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According to scientists the earliest traces of humans in the Bryce Canyon area dates back 10,000-12,000 years when Paleo-Indians hunted along the Colorado Plateau.  Artifacts from Ancestral Puebloans, the
Fremont People, and Anasazi Basketmakers (dating back between 200 and 700 A.D.) have also
been found.  But it’s the Paiute Indians, who occupied the Bryce Canyon area for several hundred
years beginning around 1200 A.D., who really left their mark, hunting and gathering along the
Paunsaugunt Plateau.

A Native American in the Bryce Canyon Region

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