Bryce Canyon National Park is a National Park located in southwestern Utah in the United States. Bryce is distinctive due to geological structures called hoodoos, formed by frost weathering and stream erosion of the river and lake bed sedimentary rocks. The rim at Bryce varies from 8,000 to 9,000 feet (2,400 to 2,700 m).
Bryce Canyon National Park is located in southwestern Utah about 50 miles (80 km) northeast of and 1,000 feet (300 m) higher than Zion National Park.
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Area: 35,835 acres (55.992 sq mi; 14,502 ha; 145.02 km2)
Established: February 25, 1928
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References:
http://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryce_Canyon_National_Park
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