Sunday, August 16, 2015

Sunday Travel Photo #53: Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon.  Utah.  November 2014.


Overview:

Canyon country is blessed to have Bryce Canyon National Park as its park and one of the United States National Parks. The park has a deep history since its formation. It was first named a national monument in 1923 before the congress could pass a bill to form Utah National Park. This meant that the land of the monument would become part of Utah National Park and the property of the United States. However, in 1924, the park regained its name and Bryce Canyon National Park became a national park in 1928.

Top Attractions 

Natural Bridge
This is a natural bridge formed from and an eroded hoodoo. It is one of the most interesting features of the park.

Rainbow Point
Rainbow point is located at the end of park road. It provides access to park trails and also provides a good place to be on the lookout for more hoodoos.

Bryce Point
This point is located along the rim trail. It provides the most amazing view of the park and more especially hoodoos.
Photography is also an attraction of this park where people can get some of the most naturally beautiful photos. The best place to get these photos is at Bryce point.

Inspirational Point
As the name suggests, it is an inspirational point where people go to get inspired. This point is located along Rim trail. Sunset photos at this point are also good.

Sunrise and Sunset Points
Sunrise point is located near the Bryce Canyon lodge. It provides a good place to view the sunrise. The sunset point is located just near sunrise point, a walk along the Rim trail. Best view of sunset is found here.

How to get to Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Most people come into this park using a car. The park is on Utah State Route 63 which is accessed from route 12. For those coming from far, there is the Bryce Canyon Airport located near the park entrance.

11 comments:

  1. Caroline8/16/2015

    Such a gorgeous scene! Never really visited any place that looked so spectacular. I would think this place looks even better in person. Though I don't guess anyone can really get very close to those rock faces, considering the treacherous environment there.

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  2. Is this place really here on Earth or in Mars or any of those planets. I so much feel like walking around those places.

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  3. Shayna8/28/2015

    The red color is really amazing. I have never visited the Southwest. Is it very hot there all times of year or just summer time?

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  4. Robert9/07/2015

    Local Native American Paiute Indians tells of the Legend People who were transformed into stone by the trickster god Coyote. That could explain all the crazy shaped rocks there.

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  5. The view of this place seem attractive,never visited such place before.That's why I like to know more info about this place.

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  7. What an amazing place Bryce Canyon is!Looks like a little piece of Mars on earth!

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  8. Just visited there last summer,It was so beautiful that the real beauty can't captured by high resolution camera.

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  9. I like the landscape ...so beautiful and colorful ...

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  10. One of the beautiful and different place I have visited last summer.The beauty of this place was out of my imagination.

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  11. can you add some more picture of this place?it would be great

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