Regardless of where you start your Zion National Park vacation, you’ll find an exciting scenic route to the park when you follow one of these sample Zion Park maps and itineraries.
Relatively isolated, Zion National Park has few routes to and from the area, but the beauty and varied geology of the region are unmatched. Millions of visitors each year come to Southern Utah for its one-of-a-kind scenery, and the road to Zion is at its heart. Read More...
The Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is a six-and-a-half-mile-long scenic drive that is a must-do on your Zion Park trip. The scenic stretch of road parallels the Virgin River on the floor of Zion Canyon. It is a spectacular drive in Zion National Park and provides stunning views of Zion Canyon. Read More...
Top Ten Things to do in Zion Park
Zion possesses one of the areas richest treasure troves for intrepid explorers willing to match their wits, their legs and their fingers against Mother Nature.
These geological phenomena are formed when water percolates through cracks, and it freezes and expands, cracking and carving rock into natural arches.
There are tens of thousands of ruins, artifacts, petroglyphs and pictographs throughout the region. One of the most fun things you can do is find an ancient artifact on your own.
Varied ranger-led programs are meant to inspire and educate visitors of Zion National Park. These varied programs can feature film, slides, and other forms of presentation.
The Narrows are easily accessed by everyone. The hike begins at Temple of Sinawava, then winds along the paved pathway of Riverside Walk to the beginning of the area where the canyon walls narrow.
Utah has some amazing animal populations– big cats, buffalo, bears, and more. With a little persistence you can catch a glimpse of many of Utah’s native residents.
With switchbacks, slickrock and sweeping views with seasonal waterfalls, the approach has numerous spots where you can pull off the road for a better view or to take a short hike, encapsulating many of the highlights seen elsewhere in this most scenic of areas.
Utah is know for its striking scenery, but Zion stands above the rest. With breathtaking waterfalls, towering cliffs, narrow canyons and numerous water features, it is hard to image a place more beautiful.
The Southwest is dotted with small museums set up by an individual or a small group who really wanted to tell people about something. These mini-gems of museums are worth the time and money.
With 15 miles of trails through coral-colored Navajo sandstone interspersed with snow white cliffs, dark lava flows and bright red sand dunes, the five-mile Snow Canyon Park draws rock climbers, photographers, spelunkers, RVers and hikers.