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10 Reasons to Visit Zion National Park

10 Reasons to Visit Zion National Park May 19, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Called a gem of the National Park system, Zion is a jaw-dropping paradise of towering red rock walls, tumbling waterfalls, hikes from gentle riverside strolls to multi-day backcountry excursions, and the surprising yet very welcome little town of Springdale nestled right by the park’s southern...

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Zion National Park

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Zion National Park November 18, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Ahh, Thanksgiving. Turkey, the kids’ table, football on the TV or the backyard, food preparation anxiety, travel trauma. Those things often define the holiday for many. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Have you ever tried celebrating Thanksgiving in a national park? A place like Zion National...

Water, Water Nowhere

Water, Water Nowhere October 15, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Water is just about the most precious commodity we have. In the American Southwest, it’s a scarce thing, making it even more precious. I often joke that water here is more valued than gold—except that it’s not really a joke. I am in awe of water every day that I live here. Its importance...

Zion National Park Angels Landing Closures

Zion National Park Angels Landing Closures September 15, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re planning to see Angels Landing in Zion sometime soon, be aware of some upcoming trail closures. You will not be a happy camper if you arrive and your long-planned hike is shut down for repairs. Pertinent Details: -“September 15 & 16 and September 20-23, the West Rim Trail will...

Zion Canyon’s Top 10 Hikes

Zion Canyon’s Top 10 Hikes August 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Zion Canyon National Park is a national jewel. Why, you ask? Because it’s gorgeous, accessible, and offers spectacular hikes of widely varying difficulty levels. As an added bonus, Zion is next door to a lovely little town called Springdale, which means restaurants, movies, shopping, and other...

U.S.National Parks FREE Entrance Aug. 14-15, 2010

U.S.National Parks FREE Entrance Aug. 14-15, 2010 August 11, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
You say you wanna get out of town and enjoy the dog days of summer? But your wallet is saying, Uh-uh? Well, this weekend you’re in luck if you want to visit one of our National Parks. All your getaway needs is gas money, finding a place to throw your tent (or, okay, a reasonable motel room), and...