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“Another extraordinary national park in Utah”
Review of Zion's Main Canyon

Zion's Main Canyon
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Owner description: The most popular route through Zion, which includes the famous top-to-bottom Narrows Hike, Weeping Rock, Emerald Pools, and Hidden Canyon.
Durham, North Carolina
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“Another extraordinary national park in Utah”
Reviewed November 11, 2013

If you travel in southwestern Utah, you could be forgiven for thinking that, really, this is the loveliest, most outrageously gorgeous place on earth: azure sky, brisk air, red rocks, cactuses, magnificent rock formations and canyons. All of Zion is worth seeing. I keep thinking that southwestern Utah is what novelist Anthony Burgess devised the phrase "gorgeousness and gorgeosity" for. If there is a place anywhere on earth with more brilliant beauty than this area, I've not heard of it.

Visited August 2013
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Guadalajara, Mexico
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“See this park before you die!”
Reviewed November 7, 2013

Not that you're dying.... just catch this place once in your life. The main canyon is easily accessible for all ages and types, with mild to wild walks easily accessible from the pleasant commuter bus. It's all beautiful. Access is so much easier than that other famous Canyon (Grand). The town at the entrance is a pleasant place to stay with many dining and lodging options, unlike that other famous canyon. If you have a car, take the drive to the relatively unknown northern entrance for more fabulous sites and a whole different topography and cooler climate. If you have a bike, there's an easy bike path along the first 3 miles of the canyon's river that's simply amazing.

Visited October 2013
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Saint Jacob, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Incredible place!!”
Reviewed November 2, 2013

Zion National Park was a very enjoyable trip from start to finish. The scenery was breathtaking. The drive in was beautiful. We rode the shuttle in the park and walked a couple of the trails. The shuttle rides were nice as there was an audio tour to listen to, and the driver would also point out items of interest. Very nice park!!

Visited October 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“autumn colours add to the already spectacular view”
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Have just spent a couple of greatdays at Zion NP/Stayed in Springdale, used shuttle into park.
Highlights : the hike to Observation point, the riverside walk at the end of the shuttle route, the autumn colour all around which was just spectacular, the road in thru mt carmel tunnel, our accommodation at cable mt lodge, the hike to scouts landing and of course the overall scenery that surrounds you
Lowlights : the emerald pools, walked to all 3 and didnt enjoy any, track very busy espec to lower, pools unexciting to say the least, found food options somewhat limited and expensive

Visited October 2013
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Lafayette, Indiana
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“Incredible!”
Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

Simply magnificent. If you like scenery, it doesn't get much better than this, apparently anywhere on earth. We're from the Midwest but we encountered many, many people from all over the world. Weather in Zion during October was perfect. Rather chilly in the early morning, but warmed up quickly once the sun hit the valley. The shuttle system in Springdale and Zion is very convenient. The park has much nicer facilities than we expected for a national park. Nice visitor center, museum, shuttle shelters, etc. Many great trails, some smoothly paved. Overall, we were very impressed, both with the natural beauty and also the overall park and nearby Springdale.

Visited October 2013
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