Cliffs, slot canyons, and dizzying views: This southwestern Utah park has them all. Two classic Zion National Park experiences are hiking the West Rim Trail to Angels Landing and exploring one of the country’s best slot canyons in the Virgin River Narrows.
Be sure to hit one, or all, of the Top 10 Things to do and see in Utah Parks. There’s slot canyons, arches, museums, dinosaurs and more.
Zion has the most impressive formations that are up to 2,500 feet thick, making it the world's deepest desert landscape. Check these must-sees off your list.
Stop by the Visitor Center before climbing 1,000 feet in the 5-miles to the Kolob Canyon Viewpoint. Or drive from Virgin, Utah all the way to the reservoir.
Zion's winding roads among red cliffs can make an RV driver's heart race. Here’s what you need to know about visiting this park in your RV.
This gorgeous national park offers breathtaking views, lodging and great educational stops. Here are our top seven.
Zion National Park's beauty does not end at the park boundary. Here are six ways to experience the area and escape the park’s crowds.
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.
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.
Leashed dogs are not allowed on any trails or wilderness areas, except the Pa’rus Trail. Access the trail from Canyon Junction or the visitors center.
Rockfalls are very common in Zion National Park but no visitor has ever been killed by one in the history of the park.
Bicycles and pedestrians are prohibited through the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel. If you are entering Zion thru east entrance, you must arrange shuttle service
A trip to Utah isn’t complete without a visit to one of its many national park and wilderness areas, so pack a little extra money to cover entrance fees.
Fishing is allowed in Zion, but is not as common as other pastimes. However, the areas north of Zion are premier fly fishing destinations.
How to get around Zion National Park by specific modes of transportation, including what is permitted and what is prohibited.
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.
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.
In-park trail rides follow the course of the Virgin River or expand out into Sand Beach Trail.
Avoid the crowds, enjoy fantastic food and discover the hidden gems along the way to three of the Southwest’s most popular national parks.
If you have the time and good shoes, take a ride on The Narrows, an unforgettable wade in cold waters of the Virgin River.
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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.
A very specific and useful map of Zion National Park showing roads and entrances.
Pass by alpine meadows and lakes, breathtaking canyons and six different life zones rollercoastering over 4,500 feet of elevation change.
Zion has many petroglyph panels inside the park, to the north near Cedar City, and to the south.
Information and tips on how to best utilize Zion's free shuttle system. Watch the video.
Try the sport that includes hiking and technical rock climbing inside Zion National Park including the Narrows, the Subway, and North Creek.
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.
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.
Play the slots and explore slickrock wonderlands in Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, Zion, and Grand Staircase Escalante. Squeeze through Peek-a-boo Gulch.
You don’t have to visit Utah’s five national parks in person to experience their gorgeous red-rock canyons, spires and ancient ruins.