Best Photos of Zion National Park

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Zion National Park covers an area of 229 square miles and offers a spectacular landscape of sandstone cliffs, deep canyons and expansive plateaus. Zion National Park is a vast wilderness of rock formations that includes the world’s largest arch – Kolob Arch – with a span of 310 feet (94.5 m). Zion Park is a source of amusement and enjoyment for more than 2 million people visiting it each year. Hiking is a very popular activity when it comes to visiting Zion National Park in the summer time. Hikers can hike to Big Springs. Zion National Park is home to approximately 386 different types of wildlife, including 8 types of fish, 32 amphibians and reptiles, 75 mammals and 271 birds. It is home to three ecosystems and has over 900 different species of plant-life. Many are indigenous to the valleys and canyons and can only be seen here.

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Slickrock Cascade

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The Waterfall Room

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Behind the Subway

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Behind the Subway

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The Subway

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The Subway

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The Hike

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Watchman formation

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The Chute

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Archangel Falls

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The Wave aka North Coyote Butte, Arizona

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The Coyote Buttes contain some of the most intricate and beautifully colored rock formations on the planet. The area is divided into two parts, the North Coyote Buttes and the South Coyote Buttes. The Wave is located in the Coyote Buttes North area of the Arizona Strip. This remarkable sculptured sandstone sits in the shadow of the Coyote Buttes. The Wave is best photographed midday so as to minimize the extensive shadows, the other areas listed above are best photographed mid-late afternoon.

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