Flower Viewing on Zion Trails

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Things to Do, What's New — By julietrevelyan on September 17, 2011 at 5:16 pm

Fall is almost here, but during a wet year like this one, flowers like the showy Indian Paintbrush pictured above are still bursting with color along Zion National Park‘s many hiking trails. Cooler weather now makes for more favorable hiking conditions, and your trail experience can be enriched even more by the opportunity to spot breathtaking natural color.

 

Some of the best hikes for spotting wildflowers on Zion’s trails include Angels Landing, the West Rim Trail, and Weeping Rock. Some of the easier hikes in Zion provide excellent late wildflower-spotting chances. Fall is a-comin’, though, so also check out Zion’s best bets for fall foliage hikes and keep your camera at the ready. Check out our handy little guide to the best times and places to see amazing fall color in Zion National Park this fall.

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