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Bryce Canyon Lodge Restaurant

While service may lag, meals deliver, with excellent regional cuisine, ranging from fresh green salads to bison burgers, braised portobellos and steak. All food is made on site and the certified green menu offers on…
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Bryce Point

If you stop nowhere else along the scenic drive, be sure to catch the stunning views from Bryce Point. You can walk the rim above Bryce Amphitheater for awesome views of the Silent City, an assemblage of hoodoos so …
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Sunrise Point

Marking the north end of Bryce Amphitheater, the southeast-facing Sunrise Point offers great views of hoodoos, the Aquarius Plateau and the Sinking Ship, a sloping mesa that looks like a ship’s stern rising out of t…
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Paria View

Three miles north of Swamp Canyon, signs point to the Paria View viewpoint, which lies 2 miles off the main road. This is the place to come for sunsets. Most of the hoodoo amphitheaters at Bryce face east, making th…
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Rainbow Point

On a clear day you can see more than 100 miles from this overlook at the southernmost end of Bryce Canyon Scenic Dr. The viewpoint provides jaw-dropping views of canyon country. Giant sloping plateaus, tilted mesas …
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Bryce Canyon Pines Restaurant

This supercute diner is classic Utah, with waitstaff that dote, Naugahyde booths and even a crackling fire on cold days. Expect hearty plates of meat and potatoes, perfect BLTs and meal-size soups. While mains feel …
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Astronomy Festival

Bryce Canyon's annual four-day Astronomy Festival celebrates the exceptional viewing of the night skies at Bryce. It features talks, walks and stargazing with experts, the park's Astronomy Rangers and the Salt Lake …
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Swamp Canyon

The overlook at Swamp Canyon sits in a forested dip between two ridge lines that extend into the canyon as fins, dropping to hoodoo formations. From the turnout you can take a short walk through the trees and descen…
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Farview Point

A grand view of the tree-studded rises and benches, giant plateaus, blue-hued mesas and buttes that extend from the skirts of Bryce into the Grand Staircase, as far as the eye can see. Navajo Mountain lies 80 miles …
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Sunset Point

At the core of the park, near campgrounds, the lodge and all visitor services. Aside from great views of the Silent City, this point is known for Thor’s Hammer, a big square-capped rock balanced atop a spindly hoodo…