Inspiration Point, Bryce Canyon National Park

Must see · Lookout · Tourist Spot
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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  • This is a great vantage point to take in all of the scenery. A nice walk from the Main Lodge so that added to the enjoyment.  more »
  • Inspiration Point is one of many viewpoints on the rim at Bryce Canyon National Park. The views from Inspiration Point are excellent and awe-inspiring. However, they're not substantially different...  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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