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Address: Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce, Bryce, UT
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Another beautiful site in a beautiful canyon

Spend time soaking in the awesome work of nature and put the camera down. This is another place to just soak in the beauty of it all.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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Alpine
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Spend time soaking in the awesome work of nature and put the camera down. This is another place to just soak in the beauty of it all.

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The driving in Bryce for what you see and is available right from the parking lots is wonderful, especially if you can't walk far.

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Rockville, Maryland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
32 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great views, but not one of the parks highlights. If you only have one day in Bryce skip it, if you are here longer it would be worth a stop.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The car drive to Zion Nat. Park was 30-40mins away. The disadvantage of living here was not being able to see the sunrise/sunset within the park.

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North-Italy
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is one of the panorama-points in Bryce Canyon where you can see a lot of colors together ... the red and white of the rocks and the green of the Ponderosa trees! Unfortunately this time, when we did the scenic view, some of the trees around the street were burning up ... It's so sad ...

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Ponderosa Canyon is a canyon and an overlook within Bryce Canyon National Park along the southern portion of the scenic drive. The view from here is not as amazing as many of the other overlooks in Bryce Canyon but it does provide one with a view of some Hoodoos, pine covered foothills and part of the Grand Staircase Escalante in... More 

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Mountain View, California
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

There is no trail, there is a parking lot near the Ponderosa Marker. There is a balcony and you have a nice view.

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Cheshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Purpose built car park blocks the view as you drive past on the road but take a little time to get out of the car and up to the balcony and you will be rewarded with some beautiful views. For us the sky was azure blue and the green of the distant pine forests gave the orange, yellow and whites... More 

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