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Best National Parks To Visit In Winter (PHOTOS)   Leave a comment



Bryce’s red hoodoos–limestone spires–are highlighted by the snow in the Amphitheater

Seasonal Highlights: Unlike Utah’s other national parks, Bryce Canyon receives plenty of snow, making it a popular cross-country ski area. The park’s 2½-mi Fairyland Ski Loop is marked but ungroomed, as is the 5-mi Paria Loop, which runs through ponderosa forests into long, open meadows. Snowshoes are provided for free during ranger-led snowshoe hikes. You can snowshoe on the rim trails, but the Park Service discourages their use below the rim.

Top Activities: Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing

Plan Your Trip: Fodor’s Bryce Canyon National Park Travel Guide

via Best National Parks To Visit In Winter (PHOTOS).

Posted February 16, 2011 by dmacc502 in environment, photography, travel, wilderness

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