Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit like a magical fairyland. The tall structures you see are called Hoodoos or Fairy Castles! Some canyons are created by rivers – Bryce Canyon is created by ice! The way the rocks were formed, the softer rocks are on the bottom and the harder rocks are on the top. Bryce Canyon has freezing cold temperatures 200 times a year – and each time, the water in the cracks in the rock freeze and makes the crack […]
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Zion National Park in Utah isn’t too far away from the Grand Canyon, but it is being carved by a different river – the Virgin River. It’s not a very powerful river, but it sure is when it rains and there are flash floods! Sophie and Sadie are in a part of the park called the Subway – because the shape that the river has carved out of the rock as it goes around the corner makes it look like […]
Well, it certainly is grand if grand means humongous! It’s long and it’s wide and it’s deep. Although it is not the biggest canyon in the world. But it might be the most famous. The amazing thing is that a simple river, the Colorado River, running over the area for 5-6 million years carved away all of that stone. Click on the image below, or click here, to open the coloring page, then download, print, and start coloring!