Protected within Zion National Park’s 229 square miles (593.1 km) is a spectacular cliff-and-canyon landscape and wilderness full of the unexpected including the world’s largest arch – Kolob Arch – with a span that measures 310 feet (94.5 m).
Wildlife such as mule deer, golden eagles, and mountain lions, also inhabit the Park. Formerly “Mukuntuweap National Monument” opening on July 31, 1909; incorporated in Zion National Monument March 18, 1918; established as a national park on Nov. 19, 1919. The Zion Natural History Association (ZNHA) is also a great source of information about the park.
Zion National Park is very near St. George, Utah and the well known Tuacahn Amphitheater. Don’t miss the chance to see a professional broadway style show in an unforgettable setting. Tuacahn is an absolute must see on your next visit to Southern Utah! There is so much to do in beautiful and sunny southern Utah. Only 90 minutes from Las Vegas makes getting here a breeze, and knowing that there are over 300 days of sunshine each year makes staying here at the top of our list!
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