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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, […]

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Zion Campgrounds Now Requiring Reservations

Recently, a popular website boasted that Zion National Park is the most beautiful place on earth. Of course, how do you compare the white-sand beaches of Amanpulo with the mountainous regions of the Southwest? How do you compare a five-star Parisian meal with a banana? Saying anything “is the most…” is preposterous when comparing to […]