Friday, March 9, 2012

Zion National Park

Zion National Park Designated in 1919, Zion is Utah's oldest national park. The park is known for its incredible canyons and spectacular views. Famous hikes including The Narrows, Subway, and Angels Landing attract adventure enthusiasts from around the world. Hiking possibilities are endless.Nearly three million visitors per year, Zion is Utah's most heavily used park. Most park facilities are located in the Zion Canyon area, and it attracts the most visitors. There are four main sections in Zion National Park. Park Info and Map.


The Virgin River has gnawed through native sandstone to create the incredible scenery found in Zion National Park. The river itself now serves as a natural corridor for exploring the park. There are several easy, self-guiding trails in Zion National Park along the river, along with more challenging hikes where the river and its tributaries cut through narrow canyons. For those with strollers or in wheelchairs.




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