Zion Ponderosa Infographic Zion National Park

Zion National Park by the Numbers

Zion National Park is Utah’s oldest and most popular national park. One visit and it’s easy to understand why. Carved largely by the Virgin River, Zion is famous for its stunning landscape, massive rock formations, and the hike through world-renowned The Narrows’ steep sandstone cliffs. A hiker’s paradise, Zion National Park has more than 90 miles of trails for every skill level, including Angels Landing, Emerald Pools Trail, Canyon Overlook, West Rim Trail, and The Subway. In addition to hiking, visitors enjoy exploring the sights along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, bicycling along the Pa’rus Trail, camping, canyoneering, horseback riding, rock climbing, wildlife watching, photography and ranger-led activities. Zion National Park’s elevations range from 3,666 to 8,726 feet, encompassing a variety of climates and ecosystems that support diverse wildlife and plant populations. Visitors heading to Zion National Park from Zion Ponderosa will enter the east entrance via the 1.1-mile Zion-Mt. Carmel tunnel.

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