Zion NATIONAL PARK

10 Cool Facts You Didn’t Know About Zion National Park’s Geology

Some people say that visiting Zion National Park is like stepping foot into the prehistoric past, a land of unimagined history and possibility. Once upon a time, the Zion landscape was covered by water that eventually gave way to powerful rivers. The rivers dried and desert sand dunes formed, ultimately hardening into Zion’s breathtaking sandstone cliffs. Over millions of years, rock …

How to Visit Zion National Park During the Government Shutdown

Is Zion National Park Open During Government Shutdown? – How to Visit With the ongoing federal government shutdown, many national parks across the country are understaffed, if staffed at all. Thanks to generous donations from the Utah Tourism Office, the Zion Forever Project, Washington County, the city of St. George and private donors, Zion National Park has been able to …

#OptOutside: A New Black Friday Tradition We Can Really Be Thankful For

The holiday season inspires us to be reflective. As fall drapes over our beautiful Zion landscape in anticipation of winter, we’re gobbling up every precious minute outdoors with loved ones – and we hope you will, too. When REI launched the #optoutside movement a few years ago, they gave priority to employees over profits. Rather than open stores on the …