7:55 am - Sunday - October 22nd - Bryce Canyon - 25º F, humidity 60%, wind 5 mph out of the west....feels - CALM. Forecast high for Bryce Canyon this day is 64º F with sunny skies......PERFECT!
It was quite cold Saturday morning, and we did not leave the coach to go hiking until after 11 am.......it is recommended by management that one turns their water 'OFF' at night to avoid the faucet freezing......while I was using my heated hose, it does nothing for the faucet, so we complied by turning it off around 11 pm, and using the fresh water in our fresh water tank via the water pump. Sure enough, that faucet was frozen solid Saturday morning until after we left to go hiking.
We chose a nice beginning hike called the 'Queen's Garden/Navajo Loop' which combines two trails about 3.6 miles in total length. As might be expected, the park was quite busy at 11 am on a Saturday even with the very, very cold temps....the high for Saturday was 50º F....I don't know if it actually got that high. At any rate, we had a little difficulty finding a parking spot, but finally secured a spot about 2/10's of a mile from the Queen's Garden trailhead.......
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