Site Map II: Author canyoneering in Zion.
Site Map - divided as 9 pages (4 - 9 in progress)
1. Zion National Park information
2. Hiking and Canyoneering
3. Scenic Drives, Vacations, Maps
4. Bryce Canyon

5. North Rim Grand Canyon
6. Dixie National Forest: Red Canyon and Cedar Breaks

7. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
8. Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness
9. Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park

Site Map
Site Map II
Site Map III

° Hiking in Zion National Park
The most complete hiking guide of Zion anywhere. Classic Trails to unpublished hikes, all with maps and gps coordinates.

° Best Hikes in Zion National Park
A list and description of the best that Zion has to offer from classics to routes off the beaten track.

° Hiking in Zion Canyon
This guide details the trails and routes just in Zion Canyon.

° Hiking outside of Zion Canyon
On this page you will find links to the trails and routes found on the east side of Zion as well as the far south side. Most of these adventures are routes rather than maintained trails.

Backpacking in Zion
A description of all the backpacking in Zion.

° Peak Bagging in Zion
Not suggested for anyone as it is dangerous, destructive and unwanted in the parks.

° Slot Canyons in Zion
This page describes the easier and most popular Slot Canyons in Zion.

° What is a Slot Canyon?
Utah Slot Canyons and a description of what a slot canyon is. Slot Canyons in southern Utah.

° Canyoneering in Zion National Park
Technical canyoneering routes in Zion National Park and the outer lying boundaries of the park.

° Canyoneering Pictures
A collection of albums from canyoneering in and on the boundaries of Zion.

° Zion history and pictographs and petroglyphs
This page contains Information on the ancient history of inhabitants living in and around Zion National Park including the isolated 6 miles referred as Zion Canyon and Zion Narrow to exclude Kolob Canyons and Kolob Terrace as too remote for ancient people to inhabit easily. Ancients farmed and stayed along the Virgin River starting at Alton as East Zion and the head of the East Fork of the Virgin River as opposed to the high elevation of Cedar Mountain to begin at Cascade Falls as the head waters of the Zion Narrows Trail within Zion National Park. Zion National Park owns the water rights fully as government demands and locals cannot take, steal or otherwise what is owned as public land for all to use as initial inhabitants of Utah.

° Photographs of Zion National Park
Let me take you on hiking and canyoneering adventures in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Dixie National Forest aspects as Cedar Mountain, Cedar Breaks National Monument and isolated by Bryce Canyon is red rock hoodoo land of Red Canyon as you visit or even live in the area alongside me for all the years of my long-life as resident of Long Valley and Orderville and owner of BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge of Mount Carmel Junction refer as East Zion.


° Hiking to Water in Zion
Classic and little known trails and routes that take hikers to beautiful areas in Zion where water is found.

° Winter Hiking in Zion
Zion is truly a year-round National Park. This page will take you to the best winter hiking in Zion.

° Zion's Backcountry Permits
What you need a permit for in Zion and how to obtain one.

° Kolob Hiking
Hiking in Kolob Canyon and Kolob Terrace
Out of the main section of Zion there are many trails located in Zion Canyon and the Kolob Terrace section of Zion.

° Zion Weather
Always check the weather before hiking, canyoneering or climbing. This page links to flash flood information which is important to check before doing a canyon. This page also includes weather for Bryce Canyon, North Rim and Cedar Breaks.

Trail and Route Descriptions for the
following Parks and Monuments:

° Bryce, Grand Canyon, Cedar Breaks, Grand Staircase, Cedar Mountain & Red Canyon.

° Hiking Bryce Canyon NP
° Backpacking at Bryce Canyon
Trail and route descriptions for Bryce.

° Hiking Grand Canyon's North Rim
° Backpacking at the Grand Canyon's North Rim
Trail and route descriptions for North Rim

° Hiking at Tuweep, Toroweap Point
Trail and route descriptions for Tuweep.

° Hiking Cedar Breaks NM
Trail and route descriptions for Cedar Breaks.

° Hiking Grand Staircase-Escalante NM
° Backpacking in the Grand Staircase
Trail and route descriptions for the Staircase. Most of these routes are in the Skutumpah Road section of the Staircase.

° Hiking & Backpacking in Paria Canyon
Directions to the Wave and North and South Coyote Buttes wilderness areas and the Buckskin.

° Hiking Dixie NF's Red Canyon
Trail and route descriptions for Red Canyon in Dixie National Forest..

° Hiking Dixie NF's Cedar Mountain
° Backpacking on Cedar Mountain
Trails and routes for Cedar Mountain in Dixie National Forest and the Ashdown Gorge - Rattlesnake Creek Wilderness area.

Best Western
East Zion


Zion National Park Lodging

East Zion Lodge
Vacation House
Group Lodging
East Zion Golf
East Zion RV Park
Vacation Packages
Family Reunion
Bus Tours
Business Retreat

Mileage from
Mt. Carmel Jct.

Zion National Park 12
Bryce Canyon 60
Grand Canyon 85
Cedar Breaks 45
Grand Staircase 9
Dixie Forest 22
Sand Dunes 11
Coyote Butte 57
Red Canyon 47
Tuweep 90

Stay in the heart of the parks, Mount Carmel Junction, and visit the treasures of the Southwest and Utah as Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Paria Canyon as Coyote Buttes, Grand Staircase National Monument and Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park of Utah.

In these pages you will find insiders information on Zion National Park lodging and camping. This guide includes maps, pictures and even information on Zion's hidden treasures from me as local and lifelong resident of Kane County, Utah - me and my children as five separate births.



Visitor Center
Zion History
Zion Fees
Zion Landmarks
Zion Geology
Zion Fauna

Zion Flora

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