Entries by olwm

Zion Jeep Tours – Our Favorite Fall Adventure

Shortly before 10 a.m. on a crisp fall morning we pulled up to the Majestic View Lodge – our pick up spot – in Springdale, Utah and prepared to embark on a three-hour private tour with Zion Jeep Tours. The Majestic View Lodge acts as a hub for the safari tours and is a designated […]


Weeping Rock closed after rockfall leaves hikers stranded

Three visitors were injured, and a number of visitors were temporarily stranded at the Weeping Rock Trail Saturday evening, after a rockfall occurred. Park employees responded to the Weeping Rock area to find that a large chunk of rock broke off of Cable Mountain, just above Weeping Rock.   The rockslide occurred around 6 p.m. […]

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Top 3 Things To Do Just Outside of ZNP

If the journey is the destination, then Zion National Park is just one segment of your experience. Surrounding Zion is numerous “must-see” and “must-do” places for any bucket-list.  Grafton The town just before Springdale (the gateway to ZNP) is Rockville. Rockville is the gateway to Grafton (approx. 15 – 20 minutes from the park entrance). […]

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Cacti of Zion

Among the many amazing plant species in Zion are cacti. There are over 2000 species of cacti in the world. These unique plants come in many shapes and sizes, from tall and prickly to small and smooth and everything in between. In addition to their unique shapes and surface features, many cacti bloom beautiful flowers, […]