Bryce Canyon National Park General

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  • 1. The Queens Garden

    Located on the side trail to the Queen's Garden is a specific hoodoo that some believe resembles Queen Victoria. It is only the top section of this hoodoo and the park service has installed...

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  • 2. Showers

    Bryce is the first national park where I've seen showers. They are located behind the General Store at Sunrise Point and very close to the North Campground. The shower is coin operated and only cost...

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  • 3. Accessibility

    The path between Sunrise and Sunset Points, many viewpoints, park buildings, and restrooms are handicapped accessible. Accessibility gets more important as I...

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  • 4. What is a Hoodoo?

    There are two main definitions for Hoodoo. One is "to cast a spell" and the other is "a pillar of rock, usually of a fantastic shape, left by erosion". You...

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  • 5. Special Eco Sysytems are Fragile

    The park, like many others has unique features that display the evolution of time on the landscape. These are of some I thought were more interesting. Moqui...

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  • 6. little room for elves & snowballs

    Thirteen years later, I was happy to be driving around the southwest once again and this time with my wife when Bryce came up on the horizon. I had mixed...

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  • 7. I just had to find one

    It's amazing the difference a well-placed thrown snowball can make. I had stood in this very spot a little over a year prior looking up at the same red rock...

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  • 8. (8) It’s also Bridges and Arches time !

    …. but now it's 3 a.m. in Central Europe - I am too tired now to write more on explaining how bridges and arches have been formed over the years.For more...

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  • 9. Check Bryce Canyon Website !!!!

    Although we all here in VT do our best to describe our experiences and give tips on the different locations to go, sometimes it's also good to check official...

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  • 10. How Bryce stone formations are carved out...

    My favourite rock formations are in Bryce Canyon.Although it is called Bryce Canyon, the structures you see are not “real canyons” and not carved by flowing...

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  • 11. Bryce Canyon - An overview

    My favorite thing about Bryce Canyon would have to be the hoodoos. They are so unusual, and everywhere you turn in the park, there they are. My fondest memory...

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  • 12. Entrance Fees

    Back on our September trip to Wyoming, we purchased a now discontinued National Parks Pass. Parks passes are honored for 1 year from the date that you buy one....

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  • 13. Old Postcards

    The old postcards of Bryce Canyon are as much a work of art as they are pictures of the canyon. While the details may have changed, much of the canyon still has...

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  • 14. The Queen - Also gone since the 80's

    There was a formation in the Queens Garden called Queen Victoria. It slowly 'melted' in the winters cold and wet, losing that appearance. Attached is a picture...

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  • 15. Wall Street - Gone but not forgotten

    In October or November, 2006, the walls above Wall Street collapsed from the natural erosion of water, freezing and thawing. The park has decided not to reopen...

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  • 16. How is admission?

    Bryce Canyon Entrance Fee (Include unlimited use of park shuttles in summer months)1) For a private vehicle (Non-Commercial)Fees $20 - 7 Days 2) Motorcycles,...

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  • 17. Budweiser - King of all Beers?

    Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being abroad is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of...

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  • 18. (Historical) Facts - Part 2

    * The proces of erosion happens all the year round, but especially during a period of thaw; * The steep and heavily erode stone walls and the severe cold...

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  • 19. (Historical) Facts - Part 1

    * Congress created Bryce National Monument in 1923; * In 1928, Bryce Canyon was designated Bryce Canyon National Park; * Bryce Canyon is part of The Paunsaugunt...

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  • 20. (7) It’s Hoooooodooooooo time !

    The beforesaid – horizontal layers and vertical joints is very distinctively seen in the hoodoos all over the place. The hoodoos are formed by frost wedging on...

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  • 21. (6) Weathering and Erosion

    In addition to weathering, also chemical erosion takes place. Rain water can carry traces of acid. These dissolve calcium carbonate, cemented between the...

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  • 22. (5) Chemistry makes the difference

    Different sculptures are formed where different chemistry is involved in the layers.The upper layers of white fresh-water limestone is quite massive and it’s...

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  • 23. (4) Onstage now for sculpturing !

    Lake Flagstaff eventually drained and vanished and left exposed the textured rock strata of Wasatch and Brianhead Formation to the weather forces – sculpturing...

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  • 24. (3) The Layers – so magic and mysterious

    Wasatch Formation is not uniform in its texture. Pure limestone swap with mudstones and sandstones and conglomerate. All layers are bound together by the...

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  • 25. (2) Wasatch formation arrives

    The lowest layer in this sea was Dakota Formation, followed by Tropic Shale with dark grey clay muds. More and more sea sediments were deposited to result in...

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