|Zion National Park Information
Zion provides endless opportunities for enjoying and exploring nature. Zion is well known for its incredible rock formations
and is home to Kolob Arch, which is the largest arch in the worlds spaning 310 ft. Zion is also famous for its deep slot
canyons. One of these canyons, The Narrows, attracts hikers from all around the world. Zion National Park is located at the
junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin and Mojave Desert. This unique geography provides Zion with an unusual
diversity of plant and animal life.
Zion National Park welcomes almost three million visitors each year. People from all around the world come to enjoy Zions
stunning landscapes and towering red rock cliffs. The first inhabitants of Zion National Park were the Anazasi and later the
Paiute Native Americans. The first white settlers to the area were Mormon Pioneers. These settlers gave Zion canyons and
formations bible names. Zion itself is an ancient Hebrew word that stands for place of peace and refuge. As you visit the
immense canyons of the beautifully sculptured rock formations, soaring cliffs and breathtaking landscapes you will agree
that Zion National Park certainly lives up to its name.