spent the night at a conveniently located RV park in Escalante,
UT in preparation for our trip into Bryce Canyon. We
struck out on two other campsites, so the RV park was a
find. It was new, nice and clean with big showers and
plenty of hot water. We had a quiet night and the
following morning we headed toward Bryce Canyon.
The photos below are what we saw.
Escalante we got a nice view of the surrounding cliffs.
to Bryce the strata changed resulting in steep cliffs with
change in the bedding produced layered hoodoos.
eastern boundary of Bryce Canyon National Park has a phalanx of
hoodoos standing guard over the road.
was a line of vehicles waiting to get into the park. Once
we got past the toll booth, the road went up a ridge that gave
us great views to the east.
distant cliffs had large numbers of hoodoos and columns.
lighter colored strata also produced hoodoos although not as
the viewpoints overlooked a natural bridge.
the intricate hoodoos in Bryce lie along a sweeping set of
cliffs perhaps 10 miles long.
distance we could see the 10,000 foot Aquarius Plateau.
cliffs revealed white, yellow, red, pink and tan strata.
section of cliffs had curtains and hoodoos.
Another overlook point provided a view of bright pink cliffs.
crow was working the crowd for treats. I had nothing for
him, but wish that I did. The bird was reasonably tame or
at least associated people with handouts.
of cliffs provided a eye-popping display of colors.
formed hundreds of feet below the crest of the cliff.
viewpoint provided more grandeur.
multiple fields of hoodoos on the far cliff.
the structures were tall and narrow.
hoodoo was particularly thin for tall structure. Note the
very thin hoodoos at the back right of the photo above.
was another natural bridge eroded into the rock formation.
dense gallery of hoodoos reminded me of Goblin Valley.
This section had
hoodoos eroded into fins in the cliff.
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