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Zion National Park reopens climbing routes after peregrine nesting season

Zion National Park reopens climbing routes after peregrine nesting season

Closures were initiated in Zion National Park March 1 in order to protect peregrine falcon nesting areas. All climbing routes on cliffs used by...
Hiking Southern Utah Angels Landing Zion National Park

Hiking Southern Utah: Angels Landing in Zion National Park

Hiking Southern Utah: Angels Landing in Zion National Park Trail: Angels Landing Location: Zion National Park Difficulty: Strenuous uphill hike and sheer exposure at the top Distance: 5...
Zion National Park's preliminary alternative concepts ready for review and comment

Zion National Park’s preliminary alternative concepts ready for review and comment

Zion National Park's visitor use management planning group has released preliminary alternative concepts. The alternatives are intended to address the impacts to park resources...
Middle Emerald Pools Trail at Zion National Park reopens in late 2009

Middle Emerald Pools Trail at Zion National Park projected to reopen...

The Middle Emerald Pools Trail — one of Zion National Park's most popular hiking trails — has been closed since December 2010 when heavy...
Exploring Southern Utah: Kolob Arch & Lee Pass

Hiking Southern Utah: Kolob Arch and Lee Pass Trail

Hiking Southern Utah: Kolob Arch and Lee Pass Trail Trail name: Lee Pass Trail Location: Kolob Canyon, Zion National Park Difficulty: Moderate if done in two days,...
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...