The Wave is made out of 190 million year old sand dunes that have turned to red rock, on the border of Arizona and Utah.
Over 2000 natural sandstone arches, an area which contains the largest concentration of arches found any where in the world,
This is not a typical canyon, as it is not carved by a river, but by freeze-thaw cycles. Still, it is called a canyon.
Carved out of vast sedimentary rock deposits, this landscape of canyons and deep river gorges has remarkable natural features that are part of a unique desert ecosystem.
Because of its brilliant colours, it is considered to be a miniature Bryce Canyon.
The park is a favorite spot for hiking, backpacking and climbing, having some of the most spectacular trails in the National Park System.