Explore this iconic southern Utah canyon and hike through the famous Zion Narrows.
Zion National Park is a southwest Utah nature preserve distinguished by steep red cliffs located in the massive canyon. Zion Canyon Scenic Drive cuts through its main section, leading to forest trails along the Virgin River. The river flows to the Emerald Pools featuring waterfalls and a hanging garden. Zion’s unique array of plants and animals will enchant you as you adventure through this incredible national park.
This geologically unique area has colorful sandstone canyons, high plateaus, and rock towers. Natural arches and exposed formations of the Colorado Plateau make up this vast landscape. Follow the paths where Native Americans and pioneers used to roam. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs featuring cream, pink, and red colors that meet the brilliant blue sky. Many visitors love to take the Zion Narrows wading hike in the slot canyon.
Zion National Park is Utah's first national park. Due to the number of visitors that come, a free shuttle service runs from March to November. It takes guests from the visitor center up to the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. All shuttles take the same route and leave every few minutes. Tickets aren't required to ride the bus. Enjoy your visit to Zion National Park the next time you stop by southwestern Utah.