There is just something magical about visiting Zion National Park. You have the warmth from the desert, the rich colors of sandstone, deep blue skies and lush green trees and vegetation. Zion National Park was Utah’s first National Park!
Man made features are subtle yet stand out in your mind. The parks visitor center practically blends into its surroundings with its environmentally friendly design. The roads are built from the local rock providing a dark red surface unlike anywhere else you have ever seen. The 1.1 mile Zion-Mount Carmel tunnel provides access to the East end of the park with features like Checkerboard Mesa and leads you to other great parks like Bryce Canyon and the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. [Read more...]