Zion National Park, UT
The southwest corner of Utah calls itself home to the state’s first national park, Zion National Park. The stunning sandstone canyons of the park, painted in natural hues of pink, red and tan, stretch to 2,000 feet at their tallest point. Zion National Park was formed over an estimated period of 250 million years and spreads across 232 square miles of southwestern Utah. Take a scenic drive for breathtaking panoramic views of the Kolob Canyons, the tranquil and soaring stretches of Navajo sandstone. Backpacking, birding, camping, hiking, horseback riding and more offer other ways to enjoy Zion.