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Zion National Park

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Zion National ParkZion National Park, located in southwestern Utah, stretches over 229 square miles and provides visitors many colorful canyons, some of which are extremely narrow and steep. Zion Canyon is the main feature of the park. It is about 10 miles long and offers visitors a wide variety of hiking opportunities. Zion National Park receives over 2.7 million visitors a year, making it Utah's most popular tourist destinations. During the summer of 2009 the park marked the official centennial of its designation as a national monument.

 

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Average Temperatures
January 52°F 29°F
February 57°F 31°F
March 63°F 36°F
April 73°F 43°F
May 83°F 52°F
June 93°F 60°F
July 100°F 68°F
August 97°F 66°F
September 91°F 60°F
October 78°F 49°F
November 63°F 37°F
December 53°F 30°F

 

Park Activities

Biking
  • Go-Utah.com
    Complete mountain biking information for Zion National Park, Utah with maps, photos, trail descriptions, biking guides and outfitters, and more.
  • nps.gov
    Help us protect the park and ensure a safe and enjoyable bicycling experience by following the rules and regulations.
  • Utah.Com
    Zion National Park; where to ride in the Zion area.
  • ZionNationalPark.com
    Biking in Zion National Park can be fun and challenging.
Camping
  • Go-Utah.com
    RV Park and Campground Information for Zion National Park, Utah.
  • HipCamp
    Stay overnight at one of the park’s three campgrounds.
  • nps.gov
    US National Park Service information about camping in Zion.
  • Utah.com
    Campgrounds and camping fees in Zion National Park.
Climbing
  • nps.gov
    US National Park Service information about climbing in Zion.
  • Rockclimbing.com
    Find climbing areas and routes in Zion National Park and discover photos, user reviews, and detailed route info like climbing type and grade.
  • Utah.com
    Rock climbing in Zion National Park, including routes, reglations and closures.
  • Zion National Park
    Zion National Park Canyoneering.
Hiking / Backpacking
  • Day Hikes
    Best day hikes in Zion National Park, Utah
  • Go-Utah.com
    Complete hiking information for Zion National Park, Utah with maps, photos, trail descriptions, guides and outfitters, and more.
  • nps.gov
    US National Park Service information about hiking in Zion.
  • Trails.com
    Zion National Park Hiking - Search for Trails by Map.
  • Utah.com
    Guide to hiking trails in Zion National Park.
Horseback Riding
  • Go-Utah.com
    Horseback riding is offered in the Zion National Park area.
  • My Utah Parks
    In-park trail rides follow the course of the Virgin River or expand out into Sand Beach Trail.
  • Utah.com
    Horseback trail rides in and around Zion National Park.
  • Zion Canyon
    If you are into horseback riding, our horseback riding excursion through beautiful Zion National Park will be the highlight of your vacation experience.
Scenic Drives
  • Go-Utah.com
    Complete scenic drive information for Zion National Park, Utah with maps, photos, route descriptions and more.
  • nps.gov Shuttle System
    Learn how to use the shuttle systems in Zion National Park and the town of Springdale.
  • Utah.com
    Auto touring Zion National Park to see major attractions.