Bryce Canyon National Park is located in southwestern Utah of United States.
The main feature in Bryce Canyon National Park is not a canyon despite of its name but a stone forest, a roofless giant cave, there is so unique that you can’t find anywhere else in the world. Bryce is famous for its massive quantity of distinctive hoodoos (strange shaped rocks formed by the forces of erosion) . The colors of rocks are intense red, orange, white and other colors i even don’t know how to name them. The highest point of rim at Bryce is 2,700 m.
What to do:
Hiking in Bryce Canyon National Park is the ideal way to discover the brilliant geography. Free shuttle runs frequently to each view point, it make your visit more convenient and comfortable. Be sure to stop by the information office to get a park map and bus schedule before your visit. There are many hiking and biking trails with different distance which are suitable for any endurance level . These are most impressive viewpoints for us : Bryce point, Natual Bridge, Sunrise and Sunset viewpoint, Rainbow and Yovimpa viewpoints, Agua Canyon…
Bryce Canyon National Park offers many activities: ranger programs, guided hike, horseback, Geology Talk and other seasonal programs, furthermore in the winter months snowy hoodoos make for fantastic cross-country ski.
It’s possible to stay overnight in the park, such as camping in a tent, hooking up your autocaravan (RV), or stay at a luxury hotel.
Here is Bryce Canyon map from official website National Park Maps http://npmaps.com/bryce-canyon/
Best time to go:
All year around, each season has its own charming, but obviously from spring to autumn Bryce offers more activities.
- Annual Passes is a ticket which provides you to access to all the designated National Parks and Federal lands in USA with unlimited entrances. The Annual Passes costs $80, covers a vehicle including a driver and all passengers in the vehicle. It’s potential cost savings if you are planing to visit many National Parks around country. It can be purchased at the entrance to the park. More details about the Annual Passes check this website: https://store.usgs.gov/pass/annual.html
- We recommend you to park your vehicle outside of the entrance and use the shuttle service, which stop at each view points, is very convenient and easy specially in the high season.
- Highway 12 Scenic Byway is one of most scenic which passes through many National Parks including Red Canyon and Bryce Canyon National Park, you will see mountains, falls and other breathtaking overlooks all the way until Capitol Reef. More detail check this website: https://utah.com/scenic-drive/highway-12-byway