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The Ultimate Bryce Canyon National Park Quiz
by Staff
Bryce Canyon National Park is a magical place, famous for its breathtaking orange and red rock formations. Before you plan a visit to this spectacular park, take our quiz to learn more about it.

In which U.S. state is Bryce Canyon National Park located?

  • Utah
  • Wyoming
  • North Dakota

_____ are the orange and red sandstone pillars that make Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah famous.

  • Voodoos
  • Honchos
  • Hoodoos

From which Nevada city are there direct flights to the Bryce Canyon Airport?

  • Las Vegas
  • Reno
  • Lake Tahoe

On which of the following days of the year is the visitor center at Bryce Canyon National Park closed?

  • New Year's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • both of the above

What is the entrance fee for a vehicle to enter Bryce Canyon National Park?

  • 10
  • 20
  • 30

How many campgrounds are there at Bryce Canyon National Park?

  • two
  • three
  • four

You can recognize the distinctive hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park by their:

  • sharp ridges
  • hermit spires
  • both of the above

In what year was Bryce Canyon National Park established?

  • 1928
  • 1948
  • 1968

Which of the following wildlife can be found at Bryce Canyon National Park?

  • alligators
  • tigers
  • golden eagles

The rock towers called hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park take on all kinds of shapes. The British Queen _____ has a rock formation that resembles her.

  • Victoria
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

Bryce Canyon is not really a canyon, but a _____ eroded out of a plateau.

  • volcano
  • mountain
  • mesa

During which season can visitors to Bryce Canyon National Park see hoodoos shrouded in mantles of white?

  • summer
  • winter
  • fall

Which of the following trails are part of Bryce Canyon National Park?

  • the Riggs Spring Loop
  • the Wall Street Trail
  • both of the above

Cross-country skiers love to ski the _____ at Bryce Canyon.

  • Under-the-Rim Trail
  • Pine Trail
  • Ponderosa Trail

The formation known as the Wall of Windows is made of:

  • granite
  • sandstone
  • limestone

A large span of open cave mouths appears beneath the edge of the Peekaboo Loop Trail. They are known as:

  • The Grottos
  • The Caves
  • The Mouths

How far above sea level does Yovimpa Point overlook rise?

  • one mile (1.6 kilometers)
  • two miles (3.2 kilometers)
  • three miles (4.8 kilometers)

Bryce Canyon is receding at a rate of one foot every _____ years.

  • 45
  • 55
  • 65

Southwestern Utah was covered with water _____ million years ago.

  • fifty
  • sixty
  • seventy

Which oxidized chemicals in the stones create the variety of colors you will see in the rock formations of Bryce Canyon?

  • iron
  • manganese
  • both of the above