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Page Lake Powell, Arizona

Get outdoors and experience the established trails on a canyon hike or rim trail running adventure. Tour the Slot Canyons, Horseshoe Bend or explore Lake Powell’s colorful canyons. Read More...

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San Juan County, Utah

Bursting with the natural icons of the Colorado Plateau including Monument Valley and the vast Canyonlands of Utah, man made monuments, the art of ancient civilizations, and the contemporary cultures of the Navajo and the Ute. Read More...

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Moab, Utah

Moab, the gateway Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, will surround you with the warmth and hospitality of a small resort town at the center of some of the most stunning red rock landscapes on Earth. Read More...

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Cedar City, Utah

Cedar City is centrally located to the national park adventures of Zion, Kolob Canyons, Bryce Canyon and Cedar Breaks. Cedar City is known as Festival City USA and is home of the Tony Award winning Utah Shakespearean Theater Festival and over 20 family friendly events. Surrounded by Dixie National Forest land, nearby Brian Head Resort Read More...

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Top Ten Things to do in Zion Park

1. Explore a Slot Canyon

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.

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2. Look for Arches

These geological phenomena are formed through a deceivingly simple process of erosion. Water percolates through the cracks in the rock, and in the winter it freezes and expands, cracking and carving bits and pieces of the rock into natural arches.

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3. Delve into Zion History

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.

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4. Listen to the Experts

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.

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5. Explore The Narrows

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.

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6. Watch Wildlife

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.

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7. Drive the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway

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.

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8. Soak in fabulous scenery

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.

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9. Visit a Museum

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.

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10. Go Where the Locals Go – Kanab and other areas near Zion

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.

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