Our World: Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon

The view from Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon.  June 21, 2011.

The view from Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon. June 21, 2011.

(Note:  All pictures may be enlarged by clicking on them.)

This is my post for the Our World meme.  This meme is a second generation of My World Tuesday created by Klaus Peter and is hosted by five wonderful ladies.  To learn more about our world or to join and share your part of the world, click HERE.

Bryce Canyon was one of the favorite places Betsy and I visited on our 2011 western trip.  The canyon was simply breathtaking.  One of the overlooks we visited was Sunset Point.  We weren’t there at sunset, but the view was spectacular just the same.

The view from Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon.  June 21, 2011.

The view from Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon. June 21, 2011.

The trailhead for Navajo Loop Trail is at Sunset Point.  If you look to the left of the pine in the picture above, you can see where the trail disappears down a narrow canyon.  Part of the trail was closed when we were there, but we did make it beyond this point before we had to turn back.

The view from Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon.  June 21, 2011.

The view from Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon. June 21, 2011.

The rock formations and hoodoos visible from Sunset Point are absolutely amazing.

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17 Responses to “Our World: Sunset Point, Bryce Canyon”

  1. Dorothy Pepper Says:

    It’s an interesting place! Would have liked to have spent more time there! Great pictures!

  2. MadSnapper Says:

    amazing place and stunning photo, the detail is incredible..

  3. Rick Says:

    One of my favorite places.

  4. Neal Says:

    All those are so beautiful that it makes me want to go back again badly. We’ve not been there since we’ve had digital cameras so I’ve not got a lot of pictures of the area but if I ever get back there…..look out.

  5. Blackberry Lane Says:

    John and I both enjoyed these marvelous photos, George. Such gorgeous views and a magnificent blue sky when you were there.

  6. The Incredible Woody Says:

    I was thinking just yesterday about the fact that we need to return to Bryce. While there, we were unable to do any hiking. We simply must go!

  7. MaryBeth Says:

    What a beautiful country we live in—I think I said that before. Well it is true. It is so diverse and just wonderful. beauty where you go. MB

  8. ladyfi Says:

    Such amazing scenery. Nice shots!

  9. Rajesh Says:

    Yes, this is definitely breathtaking.

  10. Boom & Gary Says:

    Great scenery!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  11. Leora Says:

    What a stunning place. Beautiful photos.

  12. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    Amazing! Those trees are growing out of ROCK? We have a few here that do that. I bet it was HOT!! But worth it for the gorgeousness.

  13. Rose Says:

    These are fabulous when enlarged…beautiful beyond words.

  14. ZielonaMila Says:

    Wonderful place, beautiful photographs, wonderfully that we can admire such the marvellous wonder of nature:) Greetings

  15. diane Says:

    It sure is a spectacular part of our world. It was raining when we were there but it was still magic. We unfortunately didn’t walk the trail.

  16. Sartenada Says:

    Wow George. This is the place where I would love to visit.

  17. Carletta Says:

    Knowing how long it took nature to form these magnificent canyons make it truly amazing!

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