Site Map: Zion National ParkAuthor Tanya, with friend Alex canyoneering in Zion.
This navigation guide is divided into 9 pages.

1. Zion National Park information
2. Hiking & Canyoneering information
3. Scenic Drives, Vacations, Maps
4. Bryce Canyon

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

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

Site Map
Site Map II
Site Map III

° Zion National Park
The main page - Introduction to Zion National Park. Learn how to navigate the Zion-Mt. Carmel Hwy and Zion Canyon. The proximity of Zion to other nearby parks and monuments is explained. The abundance of public land in Utah and the beauty and grandeur or southern Utah.

° Park Fees
Park Fees for Zion National Park and how to get the America the Beautiful Pass.

° Zion Canyon Visitor Center
The Zion Canyon Visitors Center: Hours of operation, ranger programs, accessibility, first aid station, and how the center was constructed to be environmentally friendly. The old Visitor Center is the new Zion Human History Museum.

° SR-9 Zion Mt. Carmel Highway
SR- 9 travels from the south entrance of Zion through the east entrance and another 12 miles to Mt. Carmel Junction where it intersects with US-89.

° Zion's History
This page contains Information on the ancient history of inhabitants that lived in the Zion Canyon area and the history of how Zion came by its current name.

° Zion's Rock Art
Information on Zion's pictographs and petroglyphs.

° History of Mt. Carmel Junction
Jack and Fern Morrison homesteaded the land in Mt. Carmel Jct., in 1931. How they survived.

° Zion Weather
Weather for Zion National Park, Zion Canyon, Bryce Canyon, North Rim Grand Canyon and Cedar Breaks. Links include links to river levels and flood conditions.

° Pictures of Zion National Park
Pictures of scenic areas, along trails, landmarks, canyons, flora and fauna.

° Zion's Landmarks
The most well known landmarks in Zion, how they were named and were to find them.

° Zion's Sites
More well known sites in Zion including those on the east side of the park and Kolob Arch.


° Zion Canyon
Information on what to do when visiting Zion Canyon, the Zion Canyon Shuttle and best trails to do.

° East side of Zion
The wonder of the magnificent east side of Zion.

° Kolob Canyon
Zion's Kolob section located near Cedar City.

° Kolob Terrace
Zion's Kolob section located near Virgin, UT.

° Geology of Zion National Park

° Geology I - Geology of Zion Canyon. How the park was created and how it will end up.

° Geology II - Starting at the east side of Zion, through the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel, down the Switchbacks and into Lower Zion Canyon.

° Geology III - Geology of Lower Zion Canyon and of Zion's freestanding and blind arches.

° Zion's Mammals
Information on some of Zion's mammals from the tiny chipmunk to the elusive mountain lion.

° Zion's Birds, Reptiles & Amphibians
Zion is host to many varieties of birds, amphibians and reptiles. The canyon tree-frog is a favorite among many visitors.

° Zion's Flora
The wide variety of plant life in Zion's high desert environment.

° Biking in Zion
Pa'rus bike trail is the only train in the park where bikes are allowed, but bikes are allowed in Zion Canyon and on the Zion-Mt. Carmel Hwy.

° Horseback Rides in Zion
The only commercial rides in Zion begin across from the Zion Lodge in Zion Canyon and take you on a ride near the Virgin River on the Sand Bench Trail.

° Kids in Zion National Park
Best trails for kids, Jr. Ranger Program, Jr. Naturalist and the other nearby fun things to do.


Let Bo Beck and Mary Cisneros 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's Cedar Mountain and Red Canyon.


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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.

In these pages you will find insiders information on Zion National Park lodging & camping. This guide includes maps, pictures and even information on Zion's hidden treasures.


This is my new favorite quote:
I don't know who Mary Cisneros is, but I mean
It's a better site than the NPS's anyway."


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