For mind-blowing scenery, vast vistas of eroded stone, and rugged topography, Utah is the place. The Beehive State is home to five national parks (Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Zion) and five national monuments (Cedar Breaks, Grand Staircase-Escalante (managed by the BLM), Rainbow Bridge, Natural Bridges, and Hovenweep) for good reason. It’s the greatest earth on show.
Zion National Park
The Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park in Utah is one of the most talked about trails in the National Park System, due to its precarious nature high over Zion Canyon and the spectacular view of that canyon. Should you hike it when you get to the park? The following video will help you decide.
Voicing concerns for park visitors and wildlife, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis announced Friday that the agency was moving to ban the public use of drones in the National Park System.
In what would be a milestone for the California condor recovery program, biologists believe a pair of the large birds has hatched a chick high in the cliffs of Zion National Park.
What is better than packing a car with sleeping bags, tents, new tunes, and good friends? Not much in my opinion! Here in northern Utah I am spoiled with weekend desert adventures that range from meandering around Devils Garden in Arches National Park to canyoneering the narrow ravines of Zion National Park. Exploring the natural wonders, and connecting with friends, is kept alive by the National Park System. The parks make for a great getaway.
The Lower Emerald Pool Trail at Zion National Park in Utah will be closed for two days late this week so crews can make trail repairs.
National Park Service rangers from across the park system have been honored by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell for valor in the line of duty.
Within days of Yosemite National Park officials warning visitors it was illegal to fly drones in the park, volunteers at Zion National Park in Utah say they saw a drone harassing wildlife in their park.
The Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble is returning to the national stage with the launch of their Music in Our Parks project, with performances in Arches, Capitol Reef, Grand Canyon, Great Sand Dunes, and Zion national parks.
It's never too early to plan a national park escape, and November will be a great time to visit Zion National Park to enjoy not only the colorful fall weather in southern Utah, but also to attend the Sixth Annual Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational.