Bryce Canyon Western Town
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... antelope) were grazing. We also later saw a chipmunk darting around very quickly and Utah prairie dogs which are actually rodents. They were very cute, living in a colony. They run on all fours as well as standing up on their back legs.
After buying microwavable lunch again at the market in the hotel we spent an hour or so back in the room. Ruby’s Inn's (Best Western) monopoly even extends to the entertainment and campground.
We drove to ...
... These smaller roads seem very well maintained. There were also sections of old extensive lava flows, which has been in most of the areas we have visited - not surprising as it is still on a fault line. As we arrived at the lookout Greg noticed a mule deer grazing in the forest and then it was joined by a young one. When we got out of the car to see them they bounded off at the sound of our footsteps. At Cedar Breaks Visitor Centre we also saw ground ...
... heat, but it was actually a lovely temperature to walk in). The Hoodoos are topped by a layer of hard rock covering layers of softer rock and the action of the water and ice erodes away the softer rock leaving large pillars. These are continually changing with old ones eroding away and collapsing and new ones forming. After a quick visit to Inspiration Point to enjoy a different view of the canyon we went back to the hotel for a beer and a swim. The plan is to get up ...
... to get our “I Hiked the Hoodoos” award. We had heard it was a special patch. To our disappointment, the award was a postcard. Oh well, hiking the hoodoos was reward in and of itself. Josie saw her friend, Yuna, once again at the VC. Yuna and her sister were working on their Junior Ranger badges. Oh, how we remember those days.
It began raining as we left the VC and the temperature had dropped. We decided to spend the ...
... with great views all around us, which were made to feel more epic by being on horseback. After a while though we both started to get stiff legs and sore *****...how do people ride on horses all day? It’s painful!
We both really enjoyed it, but were both glad when it finished as we were sore, very dusty and we both smelt very strongly of horse. We almost booked a full day horse trek, so we were also glad we only went for the 2 ...
Other places to stay in Bryce
105 E Center Street, Bryce | 2 star motelfrom $68
- Clean and comfortable
- Bryce View Lodge: A roof above your head - and that's about it
- Good location, bad quality
1150 Highway 12, Bryce | Motelfrom $50