When I mentioned in a Traveler comment a few weeks ago that I was reading Dr. Runte’s book, Kurt asked if I would write a review. Since then, there have been a couple of articles batting some of Alfred’s ideas back and forth. When I took a look at Traveler the other morning, I found a rebuttal by Dr. Runte regarding one of those articles. Now I sit at my keyboard wondering if I am qualified – or even want to – wade into the middle of all this.
Zion National Park
Work at Zion National Park to replace a water main pipe will require closure of the Grotto Trail between Zion Lodge and the trailhead for two weeks.
Watching an artist at work reveals how they see landscapes, sometimes differently than those of us who are not artists. Visit Zion National Park in southwestern Utah this week and you'll be able to watch nearly two dozen painters as they take part in the seventh annual Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational.
As crowds continue to descend on Zion National Park in southwestern Utah, park officials have decided to resume daily shuttle operations to alleviate parking problems.
A substantial rockfall has limited access to Zion National Park in Utah, and the debris might not be removed from the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway before the weekend.
With a week left in the current fiscal year, and Congress seemingly unable to come to terms on how to fund the federal government, efforts are under way within the Interior Department, and National Park Service, to prepare for a government shutdown next week.npca-pres-pre-shutdown-house-senate-letter-9-23-15.pdf
As wondrous and mesmerizing as slot canyons in southern Utah and northern Arizona can be, they can be even more deadly, as last week's tragedy at Zion National Park underscores.
A group of friends killed by a flash flood that raged through a serpentine backcountry canyon in Zion National Park came from California and Nevada to spend a fun afternoon in the park.