Hiking in a Winter Wonderland | Zion

In winter, Zion is a wonderland—whether there’s snow or not. Last week Utah was hit with a statewide snowstorm, and Zion was the beneficiary of a lot of beautiful snow. And while snow isn’t a guarantee during a winter visit, you will find lots of peaceful beauty and solitude. Simply put, winter in Zion is… Read More

Freestanding Arches Zion National Park

Hiking in southern Utah almost always leads to something amazing, whether it’s a sweeping panoramic view, massive cliffs, a glimpse of wildlife, a narrow slot canyon, or a unique rock formation. A natural arch is created when cracks penetrate deep into sandstone, and weather erosion wears away the exposed rock layers. Water and ice cause… Read More

Zion National Park | Did You Know?

Ancient History The Zion area has drawn attention since 6,000 B.C. when ancient native peoples hunted and gathered this spectacular landscape. In the 1800s, pioneers explored and settled the surrounding area.  In 1863, Issac Behunin built the first log cabin in Zion Canyon (which can still be seen today), and by the beginning of the… Read More