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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  • This trail is a steady somewhat steep incline with plenty of places to rest. Be sure to see both lower and upper points. Worth the walk!  more »
  • The view from this point was beautiful. It required very little hiking for people with mobility issues.  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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