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Bryce Canyon National Park

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The small '''Bryce Canyon Airport''' [http://www.brycecanyoncountry.com/county/airport.html], located off Utah State Route 12 near the park entrance, only serves general aviation and charter flights.
The nearest city cities with commercial airline service is are Cedar City and '''[[St. George (Utah)|St. George]]''' [http://www.sgcity.org/airport/], from which Interstate 15 (from St. George to Harrisburg Junction), Utah State Route 9 (from Harrisburg Junction to US-89, passing through [[Zion National Park]] en route), US Route 89 (from UT-9 to UT-12), and finally Utah State Route 12 lead to the park. SkyWest Airlines Delta Connection serves St. George and Cedar City from Salt Lake City and Los Angeles under the Delta Connection and United Express banners. Jet service is now available via SkyWest Airlines Delta Connection from Salt Lake City International Airport to the new St. George Municipal Airport.
The closest full-scale commercial airports to Bryce Canyon are in '''[[Las Vegas]]''' [http://mccarran.com] and '''[[Salt Lake City]]''' [http://www.slcairport.com/], which are connected by Interstate 15. Various roads link I-15 with Utah State Route 12.
* '''Bristlecone Loop''' (1.0 miles / 1.6 km round trip). This trail starts from Yovimpa Point and leads through a coniferous forest to a nice view on the cliff's edge.
* '''Navajo Loop''' (1.3 miles / 2.2 km round trip). One of the most popular trails in the park, leading through the heart of the Bryce Amphitheatre past formations such as Thor's Hammer and Wall Street. The trailhead is at Sunset Point.
* '''Queen's Garden/Navajo Loop Combination''' (2.9 miles / 4.6 km round trip). A popular loop trail that starts from Sunrise Point and finishes at Sunset Point, passing through much of the Brcye Bryce Amphitheatre along the way.
* '''Tower Bridge''' (3 miles / 4.8 km round trip). A trailhead north of Sunrise Point follows a portion of the Fairyland trail to a natural arch.
* '''Hat Shop''' (4 miles / 6.5 km round trip). Departing from Bryce Point, this trail descends 900 feet to some interesting rock formations.
===Photography===
The park is a mecca for landscape photographers, with clear air and incredible scenery making for amazing photographs. Offseason trips may be best in order to avoid crowds, although the best light for photographing the amphitheatre occurs during the long days of summer. The , with the light just after sunrise and before sunset best light to bring for bringing out the colors of the rock is at sunrise and sunset.You might want Additionally, like much of the Southwest the Bryce Canyon landscape offers great opportunities to experiment with panoramic panorama photos, for Windows users, the free Autostitch program is fantastic.
===Horseback riding===
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