Survey colorful limestone spires and arches from a windswept vantage point at Inspiration Point. A lookout in Bryce Canyon National Park, the point gives panoramic views of the canyon's horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters, which contain naturally formed hoodoos--spires created in limestone due to erosion. You'll marvel at the contorted formations and their graduated color palette, which changes as the light of the day moves across the valley. If you are a bird-watcher, keep an eye out for the extremely rare California condor, which can sometimes be seen in the area. The point is an excellent spot for wildlife and landscape photography. Arrange to visit Inspiration Point and other attractions in Bryce Canyon National Park using our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning website.
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Inspiration Point reviews
We did this the morning we left - and so glad we did! It's literally a few minutes from the parking lot and you are so high - overlooking the entire canyon. You really can't beat this view... more »
Nice area to see the parks hoodoos at sunrise or sunset. We arrived at the trail heading parking lot earlier. It’s close to sunset & sunrise parking spots. The Rim Trail to Bryce Point was close when.... more »
Stunning. Almost difficult to believe my eyes. Definitely worth the stop, and quick hike up to the highest viewpoint.
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