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In warmer months there are plenty of trails for visitor to explore, ranging from easy strolls to hard hikes. Some of best trails are located in Bryce Amphitheatre, located near entry to park.
Here you can wander through Queen's Garden, or gaze up at Queen Victoria herself surveying 'flowers' in her garden. Some of most awe inspiring lookouts are situated in this area, including Sunset Point and Inspiration Point - a must for any visitor.
Walkers can also follow Fairyland, Riggs Spring and Under-the-Rim trails, which are longer, but allow more opportunities to see different elements of park at close quarters.
Summer months can cause temperatures in base of canyon to soar, so it is very important to be prepared for heat, and carry plenty of water.
In winter roads are opened between snowfalls, allowing a totally different perspective of park. Snow capped pinnacles stand out sharply against background of white snow and dark green trees. The air is also cleaner, allowing visitors to see great distances.
For energetic, it is possible to cross-country ski in a number of areas in park, and on some trails it is possible to go snowshoeing instead of hiking.
If you want a slightly different view of park, it is possible to explore park in a 1930 limousine. Alternatively, you can rent a horse on an hourly basis to trek some of better trails.
There is plenty of interest to explore in park, apart from marvellous scenery of 'silent city', as hoodoos are sometimes called. The park also contains a large variety of plants and wildlife, including meadows and forests.
Ground squirrels abound near viewing areas, and their antics are almost enough to distract visitor's eyes from scenery. On quiet mornings and evenings it is also possible to see deer, elk and antelope grazing on meadows.
Some bears and mountain lions also enter park occasionally, but are rarely seen by tourists.
Bryce Canyon is a hidden jewel, thoroughly deserving to be as well known as its southern neighbour, Grand Canyon. Include it on your itinerary, and you definitely won't be disappointed.
In fact, you may be completely overwhelmed by fascinating and awe inspiring beauty of Bryce Canyon, just like almost every other visitor.
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