Parque Natural Mexiquillo


Bryce Canyon

 10 to 20 million years ago the Paunsagunt Plateau was thrust skyward to an elevation of 7,000 to 9,000 feet. The soft, iron rich rocks forming the east side of the plateau eroded forming the greatest concentration of Hoodoos in the world. 

Viewing the plateau's eastern edge from Rainbow Point

The picnic area not ready for prime time yet

Natural Bridge 

Two hikers bottom just right of the tree

Hoodoos standing tall. 
Hoodoos form when water enters cracks and repeatably freezes and thaws, pushing the rocks apart. This forms individual columns. They are protected from further erosion by a harder cap stone of Dolomite.

Rain coming, calling it a day

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