Bryce Canyon National Park
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About the Bryce Canyon National Park
Located in south-central Utah, The major feature of the park is Bryce Canyon, which despite its name, is not a canyon, but a collection of giant natural amphitheaters along the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos, formed by frost weathering and stream erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rocks. The red, orange, and white colors of the rocks provide spectacular views for park visitors.
Top 3 Adventure Hacks
1) Stargazing event
The park has a 7.4 magnitude night sky, making it one of the darkest in North America. Stargazers can, therefore, see 7,500 stars with the naked eye, while in most places fewer than 2,000 can be seen due to light pollution, and in many large cities only a few dozen can be seen. Park rangers host public stargazing events and evening programs on astronomy, nocturnal animals, and night sky protection.
At 800 lumens, this tactical LED flashlight will light up the darkest corner of the world up to 450 meters.
2) Unique Geology
Bryce Canyon National Park is famous for its worldly unique geology, consists of a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters and it offers fun and relaxation for the whole family.
It can get quite hot in the summer, and many of the trails are exposed. That said, be sure to bring a hydration pack.
3) Enchanting views
Surrounded by the beauty of the southern Utah desert the Table Cliffs and Paunsaugunt Plateaus that are found in Bryce Canyon National park has enchanting views that will forever be remembered. Rock layers on the Table Cliffs. Ancient rivers carved the tops and exposed edges of these blocks, removing some layers and sculpting intricate formations in others.