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Exploring Southern Utah: Checkerboard Mesa

Hiking Southern Utah: Checkerboard Mesa

Hiking Southern Utah: Checkerboard Mesa Trail name: Checkerboard Mesa (unofficial) Location: Zion National Park Difficulty: Strenuous Length: 2 miles roundtrip Elevation Gain: 900 feet Average time: 2-3 hours Family-friendly: Older children...
Emerald Pools Trail Zion National Park

Hiking Southern Utah: Emerald Pools Trail

Hiking Southern Utah: Emerald Pools Trail Trail name: Emerald Pools Trail Location: Zion National Park Difficulty: Easy to lower pool, moderate to middle pool, strenuous to upper...
Hiking Southern Utah: Mollies Nipple

Hiking Southern Utah: Mollies Nipple

  Hiking Southern Utah: Mollies Nipple Trail: Mollies Nipple Location: Hurricane Difficulty: Easy (alternate strenuous route available) Distance: 2.2 miles roundtrip Average Hiking Time: 1.5 hours (including time to enjoy...
Three Zion National Park groups celebrate merger

Three Zion National Park groups celebrate merger

The Zion Natural History Association, the official nonprofit partner of Zion National Park, will hold a community celebration to unveil the combined new name,...
Hiking Southern Utah The Narrows

Hiking Southern Utah: The Narrows

Hiking Southern Utah: The Narrows The Narrows is one of the most famous slot canyons in the world. People travel from near and far to...
Hiking Southern Utah Hurricane Cliffs Rim Trail

Hiking Southern Utah: Hurricane Cliffs Rim Trail

Hiking Southern Utah: Hurricane Cliffs Rim Trail Recommended trail users: Hikers, bikers, equestrians Recommended season: Spring and fall Type: Singletrack Length:  7.3 miles Difficulty: Moderate  Access Hurricane Hills Trailhead: From Interstate 15, take exit...

A day in Kolob Canyons: Photo Gallery

Photos by Darren M. Edwards One of the best, less-traveled areas in Zion, Kolob Canyons can be reached just minutes from I-15. My wife and...
Hiking Southern Utah: Virgin River Rim Trail

Hiking Southern Utah: Virgin River Rim Trail

Hiking Southern Utah: Virgin River Rim Trail By Bo Beck and Tanya Milligan Day hike: Yes Distance: 8.25 miles one-way with shuttle setup. If you would like...
Hiking Southern Utah: Eagle Crags

Hiking Southern Utah: Eagle Crags

Hiking Southern Utah: Eagle Crags Day hike: Yes Distance: 5 miles round-trip Average hiking time: 4 hours Equipment: Wear appropriate clothing for the weather, and be sure to...
Photo gallery: Zion in winter

Zion National Park closes trails, changes shuttle schedule for Presidents Day...

Zion National Park will resume weekend-only shuttle service in the park Feb. 18 for Presidents Day weekend visitation. Shuttle buses will depart the Visitor...