Zion NP and Angels Landing Hike

Top-of-the-landing

Top of Angels Landing

We are staying at the Zion River Resort and Campground in Virgin, about 10 miles from the entrance to Zion NP. This is a beautiful park and we are excited to be here for two weeks while we explore the Park. First, a little history about the Park, which has become one of our favorite Parks. In 1909 President Taft named the area a National Monument, and in 1918 the National Park Service changed the Park’s name to Zion. The US Congress established the monument as a National Park on November 19, 1919, Utah’s first national park. Zion National Park encompasses some of the most scenic canyon country in the US. Click on thumbnail to view images Continue reading