A sparkling layer of snowfall turned the Grand Canyon into a festive winter wonderland just in time for New Year’s last year. Here are some beautiful Instagram shots of the park and surrounding landscape dusted with white.

The Grand Canyon Is Extra Awe-Inspiring Under a Blanket of Snow

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We love to see a gorgeous desert vista covered in snow. This winter has presented plenty of opportunities, from multiple snow flurries in Joshua Tree to the latest Pineapple Express weather pattern, which has given us the following stunning views of the Grand Canyon (in addition to cold temps, lots of snow and an excuse to hide hygge indoors).