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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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March Featured Hike

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THE SAND BENCH TRAIL One of the Main Canyon’s less talked about trails, the Sand Bench Trail really is a great hike during the spring and fall when the temperatures are cooler than the warmer summer months. This is also a great option for Spring Break trips for kids, teens, and adults. The Sand Bench Loop starts at the Court Continue Reading →

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Winter 2014 Park Map & Guide

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Click on the link below to download the current Winter 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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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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Facebook Photo Contest Winner

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    Thanks so much to everyone that submitted all the great photos and voted for their favorites!  That was so much fun that we will be putting another contest together very soon so stay tuned. . . .   Congratulations to Matt Huff!! Below is his great picture from the Kolob section of Zion National Park.       Continue Reading →

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Springdale Bike Trail

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Last Saturday 250 volunteers from Toquerville, La Verkin, Virgin, Rockville and Springdale constructed 1.6 miles of natural surface single track trail on the town’s property near the cemetery. The trail is now open and ready to be enjoyed. The trailhead is at the Jolley-Gifford Cemetery at the end of Paradise Road. As you enjoy the trail please remember a few Continue Reading →

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