Bryce Canyon National Park

The Pink Cliffs are natural lime stone

Introduction

Do you want to go somewhere that you can be in the outdoors ? Well your'e in luck! The Bryce Canyon National Park is a great place to go. It its 35,835 acres and it is 1 mile up. It's like mountains, very steep mountains. It's located in Southern Utah.

Fun Activities

There are many different activities to do in Bryce Canyon. You can hike and hike and hike up and down the Bryce Canyon.When you hike you can see a beautiful view! Also you can do horse back ridding up and down the Bryce Canyon. Lastly, you can go camping. In a tent, that would be a great family experience!

Erosion

Physical Features!

There are a lot of cool things created by erosion! There are arches made out of limestone also there are these things called windows. The windows are arches shaped like a window!

The Pink Cliffs

Nature carved the legend people from the colorful pink limestone! Do you want to know how the pink cliffs where carved? Well, when the rains, water rushes down the steep slope of the pink cliffs.Each time it happens soft limestone washes away.Through the slow process of erosion-- that is how the pink cliffs were created!

Fees

The price is $25 a car. This is for a week . It pays for the whole famliy


Animals at the Bryce Canyon

Small, Cute, Little Animals

There are lots of chipmunks and squirrels at the Bryce Canyon! There are lots of prarie dogs popping through the ground.

Hairy and scary animals

Did you know that there are the mule deer at the Bryce Canyon National Park! Also there is the vicious black bear walking through the hard ground. Lastly there is the shaggy yak walking on the steep roads.

Weather

In the winter the hottest it can get is 90 degrees fahrenheit and the lowest it can get is 39 degrees ffehrenheit. In the spring the hottest is 56 degrees and the lowest it can get in the spring is 36 degrees.In the summer the hottest is 83 degrees and the lowest it can get is 47 degrees. Lastly, in fall, the hottest is 63 degrees fahrenheit and the lowest is 29 degrees!

When it's open

The Bryce Canyon national park is open through out the year! It is open 24 hours a day!

Things to do indoors

You can go to the indoor museum. Also there is a book store so you can shop all you want!!

Places to stay and to eat!

The best place to stay at the Bryce Canyon National Park is the Bryce Canyon lodge.You can eat at the Doug's Place Hoodoos. Also you can eat at The Pizza Place! Another place you can eat is the Hungry Coyote!

Wild Flowers

There are a lot of wild flowers at the Bryce Canyon there is the Blue Flax Flower also there is the Many Flowered Sun Seed lastly there is the Red Canyon Penstemon. There are a lot of other flowers at the Bryce Canyon National Park

Where you can go besides the Bryce Canyon!

There are many national parks in Utah besides Bryce Canyon. There is the Zion National park and the Arches National Park.
All images are from the National Park website

http://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm