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Zion's Main Canyon

Address: Superintendent, Zion National Park, Springdale, Zion National Park, UT 84767
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: The most popular route through Zion, which includes the famous...
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Canyons, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: The most popular route through Zion, which includes the famous top-to-bottom Narrows Hike, Weeping Rock, Emerald Pools, and Hidden Canyon.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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San Diego, California
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276 reviews 276 reviews
148 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Zion National Park is a must see for lovers of National Parks and the outdoors in general. The canyon is only a fraction of the park, but it is the most popular & heavily traveled area. Too me it reminded me of a mini red-rocked Yosemite, crowds included. We visited during the off season (mid-week November) and I still found... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The road through the main canyon is closed during the busy summer, but the free shuttles in Zion are an excellent way to get into the canyon. It stops at a many points of interest, including the Temple of Sinawava, which accesses the Narrows, Weeping Rock, The Grotto, and Zion Human History Museum. The geology of this canyon is impressive,... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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204 attraction reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Comparing to other National Parks, Zion is relatively small. It's basically a 15 mile long portion of a large Canyon, with a river at the bottom. It has the Rusty on Green color palette Arizona is known for. Because it's a deep canyon with running water, it has some extreme diversity - anything from swamps along the river to mountain... More 

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Roswell, New Mexico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We traveled to Zion in early November hoping to get there before it go too cold. We were blessed with beautiful weather and even more beautiful scenery. Zion is amazing. We hiked quite a few trails and weren't disappointed. At this time of the year buses aren't running so we just drove the scenic byway and stopped at the trailheads... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a beautiful place. We stayed in a cabin on the floor of the canyon and awoke to wild turkey and deer on the lawn outside. The scenery is breathtaking and a complete contrast to other canyons which are, by and large, dry, dusty deserts. Visit if you can

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Adelaide, Australia
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

You park the car, enter the park and jump on board one of the buses lined up to take you up and down the Canyon. You get the itinerary of what you can see at each stop and the map provided to you gives you a rough idea of the time you may spend at any one of the stops... More 

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Utah
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you are in the St. George area you need to make time to visit Zions National Park. It is a world class destination and well worth a visit. There are too many hikes to list but look it up and plan to spend a few days.

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Corona, CA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is a great place to explore and see wildlife up close! We especially loved the hike to the Emerald Pools and the Weeping Rock. Great place for all levels and ages.

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kuala lumpur
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Zion is a nice getaway from the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas. We wanted to go to the Grand Canyon, but we do not have much time. So a friend suggested Zion park, which is just 3-hours away. Zion offers a nice little driving trail which is surrounded by red-rocks terrains. It is like we are in a valley... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Yes, this place is crowded. The parking is tight and the crowds are huge. That said, the landscape of Zion Canyon is "fairytale like". Like something out of a storybook. It is for the most part a hiker's park and that is not everyone's cup of tea. Many reviewers complain of the shuttles but they make it so you see... More 

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