Zion may be one of America’s smaller national parks, but it always ranks as one of the most popular. Suffice to say, it’s a park with a lot of layers. That starts with its iconic rock formations, geologic strata that consists mostly of Mesozoic-aged sedimentation dating back 150 million years.
National parks are set aside for a good reason—they’re the most spectacular places in the country—but that means that they’re often overcrowded and teeming with tourists. Utah’s Zion Narrows Trail Will Be Open to Hikers Forever, Thanks to a $1.5-Million Agreement There are good reasons why people flock to the
If you’re the outdoorsy type, and you constantly find yourself gravitating toward the road less traveled, then you’re probably familiar with the Narrows in Zion National Park. But if you’ve never had the chance to visit the Narrows yourself, we’ve got some great news for you. On Tuesday, the Salt