Zion National Park Travel Guide
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Fodor's Utah, 4th Edition
Plan Your Zion National Park Vacation
The walls of Zion Canyon soar more than 2,000 feet above the valley below, but it's the character, not the size, of the sandstone forms that defines the park's splendor. Throughout the park stratigraphic evidence points to the distant past, with fantastically colored bands of limestone, sandstone, and lava. Stripes and spots of greenery high in the cliff walls create a "hanging garden" effect, and invariably indicate the presence of a water seepage or spring. Erosion has left behind a collection of domes, fins, and blocky massifs bearing the names and likenesses of cathedrals and temples, prophets and angels.
The Zion Canyon Lodge is rustic but comfortable. Nearby Springdale has many lodging options to choose from, from quaint smaller motels and bed-and-breakfasts...read more
There is only one full-service restaurant in Zion National Park. Springdale has the greatest number and diversity of dining options. Because this is conservative...read more
Things To Do in Zion National Park
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Varicolored cliffs: Take the Angels Landing Trail, which culminates in one of the park's many astounding viewpoints full of pink, orange, and... Read more
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In April 2013, my husband and I did a Utah and Arizona Grand Circle tour-covering the Grand Canyon, the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Natural Bridges National Monument, The Needles and the Island Read more
Day 1 - 28th Oct.(15 miles) Our weather reports had told us that overnight and morning would be the worst storms in the UK for 25 yrs. Got to be true as they had been forecasting it for days and days before. Read more