Bryce Canyon is located in Southern Utah, in the heart of the South Western United States. The landscape in south west Utah varies greatly from low desolate desert, to high alpine forest covered mountains. If you have ever watched an old western movie from the mid 1900’s you will understand the country that I am going to talk about. Many old westerns were filmed in this very same country, in fact famous outlaws like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid lived by Bryce Canyon and made the surrounding country their famous hideouts. To see this very same country up close is indescribable and will not disappoint you!
Visit Bryce Canyon For Its Rich History
With all of the fame that came from the old west, it is easy to see why most people have a fascination with it. With much of even the rural U.S. being developed out, Bryce Canyon National Park is one place you can still go and feel apart of the old west.
Bryce Canyon National Park is in the high desert, but mainly covered in thick Ponderosa Pine forests. Bryce Canyon is known worldwide for its famous hoodoo’s and geological formations found along the Bryce Canyon Rim. These formations are millions of years in the.
Come To Bryce To See It’s Immense Natural Beauty
Bryce Canyon is a natural wonder of the world for its one of a kind landscape. You can travel the world and find beauty all around, but Bryce Canyon sets itself apart for obvious reasons. The red rock beauty of Southern Utah is all around but at Bryce it’s defined and 100 percent original.
While visiting Bryce Canyon National Park, you have a great variety of great places to stay, visit, camp and things to do and see! If you love the outdoors and outdoor activities you are in the outdoor mecca in Bryce Canyon. From photography, and sight seeing to hiking, fishing and biking, you are in God’s Country (as locals refer to it). In Bryce Canyon there is something for anyone and everyone. But in truth your best time in Bryce will be if you camp here, by doing so you’ll really get to experience Bryce Canyon for what it is.
Bryce has four vastly different seasons including summer, fall, winter and spring. All four season separate them selves by weather and climate changes. Because of Bryce Canyon’s elevation it can be very cold in the winter months and snow is common. This does not stop many photographers and people who like winter activities like snowmobiling, ice skating, and skiing. Summer months are when the highest numbers of park visitors decide to visit Bryce Canyon. With the long warm summer days, you will find a huge variety of things to do and see. In fact, Bryce Canyon has something special for everyone whom visits. There is something almost magical about this National Park.
There’s Something For Everyone in Bryce Canyon
If viewing wildlife is of interest to you, you are in the right place. You will find Mule Deer, Rocky Mountain Elk, Antelope, Bear, Coyotes, Fox, Squirrels, Turkeys, and birds of all kinds. The Bryce area and surrounding landscape is full of nature in its original habitat.
What’s Bryce Canyon also know for? Besides it’s one of a kind beauty and serenity you will find a great peace of mind. When you visit a place with such original beauty it is easy to lose all of life’s stresses and worries. If you are a hiker you can find yourself off the beaten path on adventurous hikes like Fairyland Loop trail. There is a vast network of hiking trails that can get you out and away from the crowds to have parts of Bryce to yourself.
Yes, there is tourist spots along your travels including museums, and souvenir shops, but Bryce is much more than that. Bryce has 4-wheeler and Jeep Tours to horse back riding through parts of the park. With the near buy lakes, rivers, streams and reservoirs you can cool off with a swim or catch some fish to grill over a campfire. You can find everything from Marathons to the Ruby’s Inn rodeo to add icing to the cake of this trip to Bryce, there is something for everyone here.
So why visit Bryce Canyon National Park you ask? Why not visit Bryce Canyon when there is something special for everyone here!
Clay Hunter is an outdoor evangelist. He’s spent considerable time in the outdoors cayoneering, hiking, backpacking and river rafting. He counts himself incredibly lucky to have had the chance to experience much of southern and eastern Utah through his travels. He also writes extensively for BryceCanyon.com