Bryce Canyon is a series of natural amphitheatres or bowls that have been carved into the edge of a high plateau. The most famous of these is the Bryce Amphitheatre which is filled with irregular spires of eroded rocks called hoodoos. All the main viewpoints can all found within the first few miles of the parks 18 mile main road including Bryce Point, Inspiration Point, Sunset Point, and Sunrise Point.

Other viewpoints are found all along the park's 18-mile main road which travels from park's only entrance in the north along the plateau rim to its highest elevations in the south