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Be prepared to see lots of hoodoos, or pinnacle-shaped rocks formed by erosion, at Bryce Canyon National Park. Evgeny Lvov / EyeEm Getty Images

One look at Fairyland Canyon's otherworldly hoodoos and you'll understand where the moniker originated. David H. Carriere Getty Images

You'll see both trees and hoodoos from Yovimpa Point. VW Pics Getty Images

The steep Queens Garden and Navajo combination loop is the most popular trail in the park. You'll find the trailhead at Sunrise Point. littleting/Pradthana Jarusriboonchai Getty Images

Like other parts of the park, you can easily spot hoodoo formations below Sunset Point's canyon rim. Don & Melinda Crawford/UIG Getty Images

In the winter, head to Inspiration Point, where you'll see Bryce Canyon's vivid hoodoos partially covered by snow. Sumiko Scott Getty Images

Bryce Canyon, as seen from Inspiration Point. Apexphotos Getty Images

It takes about three hours to drive to the 13 viewpoints along the park's 38-mile (round-trip) scenic drive Daniel Grill Getty Images

The hoodoos form an amphitheater at Inspiration Point. bpperry Getty Images

Views along the scenic drive are stunning; plan to stop at the pullouts to admire the scenery and snap some photos. Carl & Ann Purcell Getty Images

Hoodoos are everywhere you turn at Inspiration Point. Raimund Linke Getty Images

Plan a winter visit to enjoy a quiet, snowy scenic drive. Loic Lagarde Getty Images

A view of Bryce Canyon, Thor's Hammer and hoodoos. Francesco Riccardo Iacomino Getty Images

The Peek-a-Boo Trail at Bryce Point is a spectacular but strenuous hike through the Bryce amphitheater. dkm725 Getty Images

A log bench at Sunrise Point is a great place to take in the views.  Nicolas Kipourax Paquet Getty Images

Get up early to catch the sunrise at the aptly named Sunrise Point. Andrew Kennelly Getty Images

The views go on for miles at Rainbow Point. GCosby Getty Images

Many recent visitors called the Queens Garden and Navajo Loop hike a "must-do." Mike Tittel Getty Images

Because it experiences very little light pollution, Bryce Canyon offers excellent conditions for stargazing. In fact, on a moonless night, you can see up to 7,500 stars. Daniel Viñé Garcia Getty Images

You'll observe a variety of wildlife at Bryce Canyon National Park. Maria Jeffs / EyeEm Getty Images

The Fairyland Canyon round-trip hike is a strenuous 8 miles, but along the way you'll enjoy spectacular photo ops. AutumnSkyPhotography Getty Images

Witness the hoodoos appear to change color as the sun sets on the Bryce Canyon Amphitheater.  Matt Anderson Photography Getty Images

The maze of hoodoos at Sunset Point are called the Silent City. janetteasche Getty Images

Hoodoos picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Fairyland Canyon picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Rainbow Point picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Sunrise Point picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Sunset Point picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Inspiration Point picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Point picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Scenic Drive picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Inspiration Point 3 picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
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Scenic Drive 3 picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
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Sunrise Point 2 picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Sunrise Point 3 picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Rainbow Point 2 picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Queens Garden picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Stargazing picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Wildlife picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Fairyland 2 picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
Amphitheater picture in Bryce Canyon National Park
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