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Zion National Park Travel Guide

Zion National Park Sports & Activities

Uncover sports & activities in Zion National Park with our insider's guide.

Bicycling

Zion National Park has something for every kind of biker. Mountain bikers can cake themselves with mud on the park’s trails, and racers will...

Bird-Watching

More than 200 bird species call Zion Canyon home, and scores more pass through the park on their annual migrations. Some species, such as the...

Hiking

The best way to experience Zion Canyon is to walk beneath, between and, if you can bear it (and have good balance!), along its towering cliffs...

Horseback Riding

Canyon Trail Rides. Grab your hat and boots and see Zion Canyon the way the pioneers did—on the back of a horse or mule. Easygoing, one-hour...

Swimming

Swimming is allowed in the Virgin River, but be careful of cold water, slippery rock bottoms, and the occasional flash floods whenever it rains...

Winter Sports

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are best experienced in the park's higher elevations in winter, where snow stays on the ground longer....

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