News

Actions

Rock spire falls to earth, changing Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah

Posted: 10:30 AM, Dec 07, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-07 12:34:50-05
Rock spire falls to earth, changing Utah park
Rock spire falls to earth, changing Utah park

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah – The elements of time is being blamed for dramatic changes to an iconic rock spire in Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.

Park officials say a hoodoo known as the Sentinel has fallen. A hoodoo is a geological term to describe a tall spiraling rock.

The park tweeted out photos showing a side-by-side comparison of the rock formation before and after the collapse.

The Sentinel is a popular hoodoo viewable from the Navajo Loop inside the park located in southwestern Utah.

---------

Sign up for Denver7 email alerts to stay informed about breaking news and daily headlines.

Or, keep up-to-date by following Denver7 on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .