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Flash Floods in Zion: How to Spot Them and What to do When Waters Rise

Flash Floods in Zion: How to Spot Them and What to do When Waters Rise

High water levels in the Virgin River are keeping The Narrows closed later in the season than usual. But despite warnings from park officials, these flood waters are still causing danger to daring visitors who get too close. The high water of the Virgin River is far...

What Does it Really Take to Hike Angels Landing?

What Does it Really Take to Hike Angels Landing?

Its been called one of the scariest hikes in the world. It's been the site of numerous accidents. It's even been called ‘scarier than dating Taylor Swift.’ Yet, despite all of this, thousands of people each year still make the pilgrimage to Zion National Park to hike...

Common First Aid Tips Every Hiker Should Know

Common First Aid Tips Every Hiker Should Know

Hiking, even on the most popular, crowded trails in Zion National Park, has its risks. From insect bites to sprained ankles to cuts, the most common injuries are minor. But the tiniest cut can become infected. Dehydration can set in before you realize you haven’t been...

The Ultimate Guide to the Zion Shuttles

The Ultimate Guide to the Zion Shuttles

With the summer season now in full swing, Zion’s shuttles are running non-stop, 7-days a week. But while the shuttles are an excellent way to get around, making the most of their service is about more than just hopping on a bus and taking off for a day in the park....

Tuacahn’s 2019 Season Starts Soon

Tuacahn’s 2019 Season Starts Soon

Tuacahn’s 2019 Season Starts Soon! Alternate title option: Broadway in the Canyon - Where Unforgettable is an Understatement Tuacahn Center For The Arts, located in Ivins (near St. George) is one of Utah’s most beloved and successful ventures ever. In its 24th year,...

7 Safety Tips for Zion National Park

7 Safety Tips for Zion National Park

Zion National Park is the 3rd most-visited park in the country. For anyone who knows just how diverse the park is, that should come as no surprise. The park truly has something for everyone, including everything from beginner hiking trails to strenuous backpacking...

The 5 Weirdest Events In US National Parks

The 5 Weirdest Events In US National Parks

The 5 Weirdest Events In US National Parks By “weird” I don’t mean the kid next to you in 10th grade who picked his nose during class.  I mean “weird” in its dictionary definition of magical, mystical, surreal, or other-worldly.  The US national parks are vast and...

Tips for Backpacking Zion National Park

Tips for Backpacking Zion National Park

Tips for Backpacking Zion National Park  If you ever take advantage of the grandeur of backpacking Zion, send me a thank-you note that reads, “Thank you for the incredible tips from your article on backpacking Zion.  I did it, and it made my life better!” With that...

An Adventure Guide to the Zion Canyon Corridor

An Adventure Guide to the Zion Canyon Corridor

The Zion Corridor—also known as the Zion Scenic Byway—consists of Utah Highway 9 for 65 miles from St. George to Mount Carmel Junction before ending at US 89 between Bryce Canyon National Park and Kanab. The scenic highway wheels through five western towns, including...