Zion National Park

Emerald Pools next to the "subway"

The “Subway” slot canyon

Cliffs, slot canyons, and dizzying views: This southwestern Utah park has them all. Two classic Zion experiences: hiking the 5.4-mile (round-trip) West Rim Trail to Angels Landing and exploring one of the country’s best slot canyons in the 16-mile (one-way) Virgin River Narrows.

Checkerboard Mesa along the Mt. Carmel Highway in Zion

11 Rock Formations in Zion Park

Fossil-less cliffs that characterize the rocky, desert landscapes of Utah came from environment once like today’s Sahara Desert environment. Read More...

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Biking Inside and Nearby Zion Nationl Park

Choose the family- and pet-friendly Pa’rus Trail inside Zion, the challenging Gooseberry Mesa Trail for experienced mountain bikers, or the cool Navajo Lake. Read More...

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FAQs about Kolob Canyon in Zion

Why should I go to Kolob Canyons? Is it different from Zion Canyon? Is there camping available? and other questions. Read More...

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FAQs About Zion Hiking Trails

What trails are wheelchair accessible? Are bicycles allowed on the trails? Are pets allowed on any trails? Are guide dogs allowed on the trails, in the buildings, or in the backcountry? How many people have fallen off Angels Landing? Read More...

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Getting Around Zion Park

How to get around Zion National Park by specific modes of transportation, including what is permitted and what is prohibited. Read More...

A hiker near the top of Angels Landing in Zion National Park, holding onto the chains.

Hiking Angels Landing in Zion National Park

Angels Landing soars 1,488 ft above the Virgin River. Reach the summit and your reward is a spectacular view of Zion Canyon and surrounding cliffs. Read More...

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Hiking the Zion Narrows along the Virgin River

This slot canyon in Zion National Park, is the premier and most accessible slot canyon in the Southwest. Hikers can take the easy, moderate or challenging route. Read More...

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Mt Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park

A 1.1 mile-long tunnel is credited with converting Zion National Park from an isolated and rarely visited park, to one of the most popular National Parks Read More...

Kolob Arch in Zion's backcountry may be the second longest in the world. NPS Photo/Rendall Seely

Natural Rock Arches in Zion National Park

Zion has two major Arches and several lesser ones. The most easily accessible is Crawford Arch. Kolob Arch may be the second longest arch in the world. Read More...

Map of Zion National Park

Official Zion National Park Map PDF

A very specific and useful map of Zion National Park showing roads and entrances. Read More...

Petroglyph in Zion. Photo by Fredlyfish4 [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Petroglyphs in Zion National Park

Zion has many petroglyph panels inside the park, to the north near Cedar City, and to the south. Read More...

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Shuttle Buses in Zion National Park

Information and tips on how to best utilize Zion’s free shuttle system. Watch the video. Read More...

The Upper Emerald Pools Trail in Zion National Park

The Emerald Pools of Zion National Park

Right across the road from Zion Lodge are the Emerald Pools, a mix of trails and pools that provide easy to moderate hiking opportunities between each oasis. Read More...

Observation Point in Zion National Park on a cloudy day

Top 3 Vistas in Zion National Park

Get the best views in this red-rock paradise in southwestern Utah. If you want to feel on top of the world, here are three fantastic Zion hikes that offer incredible vistas. Read More...

Mystery Canyon Falls in Zion National Park's Narrows

Waterfalls in Zion National Park

Somehow, one doesn’t expect desert terrain to be home of some of the world’s most spectacular water features. But, Zion is full of waterfalls from snow melt. Read More...

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Where are Services near Zion National Park?

Where can I get my vehicle fixed? Where are the closest medical clinics/hospitals to Zion National Park? And other services surrounding Zion National Park. Read More...

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Zion Canyon General Information

Can I drive my private vehicle into Zion Canyon? Can I bicycle into Zion Canyon? What is a red permit? and other FAQs about Zion National Park. Read More...

Zion National Park – Where Should I Camp?

Personalized guide to help you decide from your choice of three park campgrounds to remote backcountry sites and a slice of RV heaven. Read More...

Zion's Pa'rus Trail

Zion’s Pa’rus Trail – Easy, Paved, and Dog-Friendly

Pa’rus Trail is one of the favorite places for bikes as well as strollers and wheelchairs. And it’s dog-friendly which is rare in national parks. Read More...