It’s that time of year when those who love winter, get the best of Bryce Canyon.With elevations that range from 8,000 to 9,000 feet on the Paunsaugunt plateau, snow is an expectation in winter months at Bryce Canyon. With that in mind many shy away from visiting the park during this time of year, but that is one of the key reasons why visiting Bryce Canyon in winter is so spectacular.
Part One:The next couple of blog posts introduce information on why Bryce Canyon Country is truly a multi-day destination.
Bryce Canyon National Park is the crown jewel of Garfield County—but there’s so much natural beauty and adventure to experience! With charming towns and easy access to scenic byways, a national monument, national and state parks, alpine lakes and incredible scenery, you’ll want to return again and again. Bryce Canyon National Park Visitors
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 Park, as the landscape explodes with enigmatic hoodoos, fins, arches, and spires carved over millennia by wind and water erosion. Bryce amphitheater, the largest here in America’s most unique national park, spans six
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, the hoodoos that stand sentry in Bryce Canyon today are largely the result of a combination
Ebenezer Bryce was a Mormon pioneer, Scottish by birth, who is perhaps best known for his namesake Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce was born in Dunblane, Perth and Kinross, Scotland on November 17, 1830. He joined the Church of the Latter Day Saints in 1848, and immigrated to the United States by way of New Orleans later that same year, shortly before his eighteenth birthday. He moved to Salt Lake City, where he married Mary Ann Parks in
Most famous for the colorful hoodoos which rise from deep within its craggy amphitheaters, Bryce Canyon National Park also boasts a colorful past, rich in Native American lore and pioneer history. Dating back more than 10,000 years, the anthropologic history of Bryce Canyon National Park is as alluring as its distinct landscape.
Little is known about the earliest inhabitants, although archaeologists believe Paleo-Indians hunted about 10,000-15,000 years ago in
Utah’s five national parks are all spectacular scenic attractions, but nowhere are the forces of nature more strikingly apparent than at Bryce Canyon National Park. At this park you’ll find distinctly shaped towers of stone that have been formed by unique erosion factors.
These formations, called Hoodoos, rise from the canyon floor, and add an air of mystery and splendor to the landscape. This twenty mile long national park offers a series of
Join Bryce Canyon National Park and witness the Winter Solstice, and a total lunar eclipse!!!