Zion National Park

Summary

Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile (590 km2) park is Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River.

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History

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Features

What are the standout bushwalking features?

Access

How do you get there? Include all access points if there are many?

Maps

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Accommodation

Where can I stay there? or near there?

Camping

Other

Contact details

http://www.nps.gov/zion/index.htm

Hard
8.7 km
4 hrs

Angels Landing via West Rim Trail

The most accessed, dangerous and beautiful view in Zion.

Easy
22 km
8 hrs

Coalwash Pits

A nice, yet surprisingly empty, hike and camp through the low desert canyons of the Zion wilderness

Hard
3.9 km
4 hrs

Hidden Canyon Trail

Follows along a cliff face to the mouth of a narrow canyon.

Very Hard
18 km
10 hrs

Orderville Canyon

A good introduction to canyoning in some of the prettiest canyons in the world. Tough work with some free-abseiling, wading and swimming required. Not to be attempted with any sign of rain

Easy
1.6 km
1 hr

Upper Emerald Pools Trail

A sandy and rocky trail that climbs to the Upper Emerald Pool at the base of a cliff