Zion NP

Location: 150 miles northeast of Las Vegas
Features: Canyon

Zion National Park is a real spectacular park! If you're looking for narrow and deep canyons you have come to the right place. Among those canyons is a place called 'The Narrows', which is quite easily accesible by hiking. During my US trip, this was my most favourite hike and although it's gives you wet feet it offers fantastic scenery!

Zion National Park

First, the facts:

the hike...
...to The Narrows

At the beginning you might be tempted to find a way withough wetting your shoes, but believe me: it's easier and faster to walk in the water! The scenery after two hours of hiking is really breathtaking and defenitely worth the trip.

the walls come closer
almost at the end

Another fantastic hike in Zion National Park is the trip to Angels Landing, a viewpoint, 1800 feet above the valley. The trail starts at the Grotto, where you have to cross the river via a footbridge. Then simply follow the signs to Angels Landing.
At the end, you'll have a fantastic overview of the valley in both directions (see pictures at the top and the bottom of the page)...

a view from Angels Landing

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