These Mysterious Marbles Found In Utah Are Surrounded By Ancient Myth

The landscape of Southern Utah offers so many unique natural gems – from the towering cliffs of Zion National Park to the stunning Colorado River that spent millions of years carving canyons into the terrain. While you can easily see the effects of erosion when gazing at the hoodoos and spires of Bryce Canyon National Park, some geologic wonders will fit right in the palm of your hand. Have you ever run across moqui marbles?

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Are you ready to explore more of Utah’s amazing geologic wonders? Get an up-close view of Bryce Canyon’s spires on this hike, feel as though you’ve been transported to Mars when you visit this unbelievable place, and pay homage to Utah’s most well-known arch.

You can also see tons of beautiful photos of Utah’s natural wonders when you join our Utah Nature Lovers Group. Check out the work of some of Utah’s talented photographers, and post your own photos, too!