Zion National Park is a beautiful landscape with red rocks, located in the South-western United States, near Springdale, Utah. The Beauty of the park is mesmerizing its visitors since nineteenth of 1919. The nearest cities other than Springdale and Utah (south) are Order Ville, Utah (east) and Cedar City.
The total area of the Zion National Park is 146,597 acres (229.058 square miles; 593.26 kilometers square). This park is a wonderful spot to explore the natural beauty of Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert regions. The geography of the Zion National Park is simply outstanding and supports growth of different life zones.
The Zion Canyon is a prominent feature of the park with a total length of 15 miles (24 km) and a depth of 800 meters. The Canyon has been cut through Navajo sandstone which is reddish and tan colored. The lowest elevation (3,666ft)I is at Coalpits while the highest elevation (2,660 m) is at the Horse Ranch Mountain.
The Zion National Park is a hub of several activities including Hiking, rock climbing, and canyoneering. Some of the hikes require special permits. The vehicle parking can also be booked ahead of time. The short and long hikes include Hikes a path with Angel’s Landing, Emerald Pools and crossing Subway along with walk and swim at Riverside and Temple of Sinawava, Canyoneer. The Canyoneering must be done under the supervision of a professional.
The diversified flora and fauna of Zion National Park includes 289 species of birds, 75 mammals, 32 reptiles and numerous unique species of plants. There are 19 unique species of bats present in the Zion National Park. There four life zones of the park include desert, riparian, woodland and coniferous forest,
The Google rating for Zion National Park is 4.7 stars. Most of the people review the place to be a great family enjoyment with a lot of photo opportunities. The bus service is also available to sight-see several locations of the park. If you love nature, mountains, canyons, buttes, mesas, monoliths, rivers, slot canyons, and natural arches then the Zion National Park is just the right place for you.