Exploring the Kolob Canyons: An Underrated (and Less-Trafficked) Nature Stash in Zion

The Kolob Canyons, tucked into the northwest corner of Zion National Park, is the park’s best-kept secret. A half-dozen finger canyons drain west from a high plateau, offering Zion Canyon’s spectacular red-rock scenery, breathtaking views, and rainbow-tinted cliffs but no crowds. Instead, the Kolob Canyons area is a place of solitude, wilderness, and empty trails.…


7 Unique and Exhilarating Ways to Experience the Red Rock Desert around Zion National Park

Zion National Park is an awe-inspiring wonderland for hikers, climbers, and sightseers. But it’s not the only place for incredible adventures in the area. Take your pick of exciting and exhilarating activities in the region, from taking a flight over the canyons, mesas, and mountains of Zion to exploring the area with a backcountry safari…


The Creature Comforts of Springdale (and Why It’s an Ideal Place to Recover from Your Zion Adventure)

Zion National Park and the rugged wilderness surrounding Springdale, Utah, is a giant red rock playground filled with magnificent scenery and grand outdoor adventures. It’s a place to play hard all day: hiking sandy trails, squeezing through slot canyons, rappelling off sandstone cliffs, and making your friends at home jealous of your Instagram feed. At…