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September Featured Hike

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Observation Point The hike from the Weeping Rock Trailhead to Observation Point is a Zion classic and the viewpoint at the end of the trail is an iconic image of Zion National Park. The Observation Point Trail is a strenuous 8-mile (round trip) hike that could take between 4 to 6 hours and involves a lot of unrelenting uphill on Continue Reading →

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July Featured Hike

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The West Rim Trail The West Rim is one of the classic backcountry trails in Zion: a 16-mile long trail along the upper west plateau that connects Lava Point (the highest point in Zion) with the main canyon. Most visitors to Zion are familiar with the lower section of the West Rim Trail that leads to Angels Landing, but those Continue Reading →

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June Featured Hike

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The Narrows The North Fork of the Virgin River (aka “The Zion Narrows”) is probably one of the most legendary canyons to hike in all of Zion National Park. The Zion Narrows is the section of the Virgin River just upstream from the Temple of Sinawava (the end of the road up the main canyon). Here, the majestic walls of Continue Reading →

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Summer 2014 Park Map & Guide

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Click on the link below to download the current summer 2014 park map and guide to help you find all of the up to date information on Zion National Park including operating hours, shuttle information, trail guide, and so much more. Summer 2014 Zion National Park Map & Guide Photo copyright and courtesy RJ Hooper Photogrpahy

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April Featured Hike

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Emerald Pools Located in the heart of the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and accessed via the Zion National Park Shuttle this is a wonderful hiking option for all ability levels. Below is a brief overview from Joe Braun and additionally we have provided links to more in depth information on Joe’s website. Emerald Pools is a Zion classic: an oasis Continue Reading →

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Spring events are just around the corner . . .

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With winter impacting most of us right now it’s time to start planning for upcoming spring getaways and events that are right around the corner.   March 16th – Annual Zion Canyon St. Patty’s Day Celebration with parade, green jello contest, live music, and more!   March 23rd – First Annual Zion Half Marathon, more information can be found here: Continue Reading →

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Entrance Fees to Be Waived at Zion National Park for Veterans Day Weekend, November 10 to 12

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This year, Veteran’s Day will again be celebrated as part of a fee-free weekend for all park visitors at National Park Service sites across the country. Zion National Park will offer free visitor admission in honor of U.S. veterans, active members of the U.S. armed forces and their families on Friday, November 10 to 12, 2012.   This Veteran’s Day Continue Reading →

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2012 Zion Joy Winter Festival

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  Winter is right around the corner which means ski season for many Utah destinations but here in Sprindale and Zion Canyon it is truly one of the best times of year to come and visit!   Average daytime temperatures December through February are in the mid to upper 50′s in the day, even in the 60′s quite often, and Continue Reading →

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Activities and Events 9/25-9/30

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      4th Annual Zion Canyon Music Festival September 28-29                               This has become such a fun and amazing annual event in Zion Canyon.  The festivities kick off on Friday at 3pm with not only music but great food, drinks, kid’s activities, arts and craft Continue Reading →

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Facebook Hydration Pack Giveaway Winners

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Thanks to everyone for the great feedback and sharing and congratulations to our three winners!   Kassi Hatch Julie Moore Steve Kania   Please email colin@cliffroselodge.com with your contact information for shipping and your color preference of either red or black and we’ll get your hydration packs sent out this week.                   Continue Reading →

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