Bryce Canyon National Park Travel Guide
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Fodor's Utah, 4th Edition
Plan Your Bryce Canyon National Park Vacation
A land that captures the imagination and the heart, Bryce is a favorite among Utah's national parks. Although its splendor had been well known for decades, Bryce Canyon wasn't designated a national park until 1928. The park is named for Ebenezer Bryce, a pioneer cattleman and the first permanent settler in the area. His description of the landscape not being hospitable to cows has oft been repeated. Even more than his famous quote, however, Bryce Canyon is known for its fanciful "hoodoos," best viewed at sunrise or sunset, when the light plays off the red rock.
Lodging options in and around Bryce Canyon include both rustic and modern amenities, but all fill up fast in summer. Bryce Canyon Lodge is the only hotel...read more
Dining options in the park proper are limited to Bryce Canyon Lodge; the nearby Ruby's Inn complex is your best eating bet before you pay to enter the park...read more
Things To Do in Bryce Canyon National Park
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Hoodoo heaven: The brashly colored, gravity-defying limestone tentacles reaching skyward—known locally as "hoodoos"—are the main attraction of... Read more
Due to elevations approaching 9,000 feet, many of Bryce Canyon's 400 plant species are unlike those you'll see at less lofty places. Look at... Read more
Bryce Canyon Auto and Hiking Guide, by Tully Stroud, includes information on the geology and history of the area.... Read more
The two campgrounds in Bryce Canyon National Park fill up fast, especially in summer, and are family-friendly. All are drive-in, except for the... Read more
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In April 2013, my husband and I did a Utah and Arizona Grand Circle tour-covering the Grand Canyon, the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Natural Bridges National Monument, The Needles and the Island Read more
Day 1 - 28th Oct.(15 miles) Our weather reports had told us that overnight and morning would be the worst storms in the UK for 25 yrs. Got to be true as they had been forecasting it for days and days before. Read more
We are tentatively planning to go to Yellowstone and GT 3rd week in Sept. Read more