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Bryce Canyon National Park Activities

Utah is home to several tourist attractions. These attractions include national parks, such as Bryce Canyon National Park. This national park is located in Southwestern Utah. The park is home to an amazing landscape that includes many different types of rock formations. The park is also home to over a dozen amphitheaters that have been formed into the rocks.

There are many exciting activities for visitors to enjoy while visiting Bryce Canyon National Park. These activities include hiking, biking, and driving along the scenic roads and trails. There are also several activities that are provided by the national park service. These activities include guided hiking tours, geology lessons, and stargazing sessions.

The park also offers visitors a variety of options for their stay at Bryce Canyon National Park. There are several designated campgrounds. These campgrounds included designated areas for individuals who are staying in tents, as well as in motorhomes. Hotel rooms, cabins, and other amenities are available for people who prefer a more luxurious stay while visiting the park. Prices for designated campgrounds and rooms vary depending on location and the amenities provided accordingly.

Many visitors are amazed to learn that Bryce Canyon National Park is in fact not located within a canyon. However, the rock formations that arise from the desert floor allow a person to feel as if they are in a canyon. The park, however, is full of slot canyons, rock windows, fins, and spires to explore and admire. Most visitors are awed to learn that the spires found within the park are often referred to as hoodoos.

Bryce Canyon National Park was named after the Ebenezer Bryce, a prominent Mormon in the southwestern area of Utah. It became a national park in 1928. The park is located on the Paunsaugunt Plateau and is 562 square miles. It is one of the more popular southwestern U.S. destinations. It can be driven to in a few short hours from several places including Las Vegas, Nevada; Phoenix, Arizona, and Gallup, New Mexico.