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Rainbow Point

Bryce Canyon National Park, UT
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Lookouts, Hiking Trails
Activities: Driving
Description: Scenic overlook in Bruce Canyon National Park.
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York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Although there was no rainbow, it was an absolutely gorgeous view and I took several photos. Would have been spectacular with a rainbow which we might have seen because we were having intermittent showers and sun,

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

If you are visiting Bryce, this is a must. This viewpoint offers one of the best views of the canyon below. You can see far and wide from here.

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Huntington Beach, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

You can see for many miles. The colors in the hills are outstanding. Be sure your camera has a full battery and empty memory card.

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Valrico, Florida
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183 reviews 183 reviews
133 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is the farthest point on the Green Loop and sits adjacent to the Yovampi Point overlook. Both provide wonderful views of the surrounding rock formations and the valleys/passes. It has a nice restroom facility.

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uk
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I recommend driving to Rainbow point, doing the loop (it only takes an hour) and driving back, stopping at every lookout that has a name. If it doesn't have a name it really isn't worth stopping to see. The national park costs $25 per car but entry is valid for a week. (This would have been useful for us to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

we have no idea what this place looks like in the day time but we came here at night to view the stars since it's the highest point in the park. Amazing...must do! so many stars it's mesmerizing. We didn't see the milky way though. prob not good timing.

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Henderson, Nevada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This is the highest point of the park. Panoramic view of the surrounding areas and distant mountains.

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Fort Worth, TX
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349 reviews 349 reviews
186 attraction reviews
292 helpful votes 292 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This is the last overlook in the park and a bit of a drive from the park entrance - but definitely worth it. While some of the first few overlooks in the park are all about the stone hoodoos, this area gives you an entirely different perspective of the park. The views from this 9,000 ft elevation overlook give you... More

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San Diego
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76 reviews 76 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I drove up to Rainbow Point to see the rest of the canyon and was really glad I did. The hail storm made an amazing impression with the bright white snow against the red rocks. The views are really nice and the drive up to Rainbow Point is very calm and relaxing.

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Waanrode
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Rainbow point is a nice viewpoint which is easily accessible by car. it provides a nice place for pictures, but it can be crowded with tourists.

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