Bryce Canyon National Park Ruby's Inn
1923 photo depicting an excited group who traveled 268.2 miles from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon

By Chelsea Oldroyd

One hundred years ago, Ruby Syrett built Bryce Canyon’s first tourist lodge. During this time, Bryce Canyon was growing in popularity, and visitors began traveling from all over to see why. The photos below feature the “then and now” of Bryce Canyon National Park. The juxtaposition of century-old and modern photos depicts small and large changes in this world-renowned park.

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