Inspiration Point, Bryce Canyon National Park

Survey colorful limestone spires and arches from a windswept vantage point at Inspiration Point. A lookout in Bryce Canyon National Park, the point gives panoramic views of the canyon's horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters, which contain naturally formed hoodoos--spires created in limestone due to erosion. You'll marvel at the contorted formations and their graduated color palette, which changes as the light of the day moves across the valley. If you are a bird-watcher, keep an eye out for the extremely rare California condor, which can sometimes be seen in the area. The point is an excellent spot for wildlife and landscape photography. Arrange to visit Inspiration Point and other attractions in Bryce Canyon National Park using our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning website.
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  • Wow! Just wow! the very short hike to this overlooks is worth it. Be careful for ice on a winter visit.  more »
  • If you don't have a lot of time when you visit Bryce Canyon, skip this overlook. The view is spectacular, but I think the view from the point at Bryce Point just up the road and from Aqua Canyon and.....  more »
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  • Stunning. Almost difficult to believe my eyes. Definitely worth the stop, and quick hike up to the highest viewpoint.
  • One of the most beautiful places on earth

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