Zion - Mount Carmel Highway

Driving the Zion – Mount Carmel Highway

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Zion – Mount Carmel HighwayThe 10 mile stretch of highway from the Zion National Park entrance to Mt. Carmel is the epitome of a Sunday drive.  The winding road is full of unbelievable landscapes, opportunities to view wildlife and the fresh air is energizing.  Originally, the road was intended to cut 70 miles off the drive from Zion National Park …

Snow Canyon State Park

Snow Canyon State Park

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Snow Canyon State ParkSnow Canyon State Park is located in southwestern Utah near St. George. This quiet park offers 7,400 acres of beautiful red rock and lava rock scenery. It is the perfect bonus if you are visiting the area and/or Zion National Park. Snow Canyon is known for its geology, diverse plant and wildlife, mild weather and outdoor recreational …

Angels Landing

Hiking Angels Landing

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Angels Landing Angels Landing is one of the most well-known hikes in American and around the world! The unique formation, nearly 1500 feet tall, juts out to the middle of Zion Canyon.  Local legend states that the hike got its name after upon seeing the fin in 1916, Frederick Fisher exclaimed, “Only an angel could land on it!”  Ten years …

Eagle Crags Hike

Eagle Crags Hike

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Eagle CragsIf you look to the ridge south of Springdale/Zion Canyon, your eyes are drawn to the unique jagged, spiked towers of sandstone. I fear that some are so focused on making their way to Zion National Park that they don’t even notice this incredible ridge line. If you are looking for a less crowded hike, Eagle Crags might be …