Zion National Park

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From cabins to cliff dwellings, here's where to post up close to two of southern Utah's best national parks

From far-flung mesas to rainy weather, our travel columnist managed to avoid the bustle at one of the Utah's most popular hiking destinations. It's our 62 Parks Traveler's 15th stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year.

Zion was either going to relight my fire or be my last big rock adventure for a while. I didn’t know which.

Thirty-nine out of 62 park units have begun phased reopening. Several others never closed for the pandemic. Here's how to stay safe if you visit them.

Filmmaker Eric Hanson describes a harrowing account of how serious flash floods can be

Despite warnings about crowds and the spread of the coronavirus, the National Park Service is keeping most of its units open for now, but a number of parks are starting to close certain facilities

Of Utah's five national parks, Zion stands out for its geological wonders, a place where water and sand meet to form arguably the most dramatic landscape in the country. Here's our primer on how to see it all, from big hits like Zion Canyon and the Narrows to the gems many visitors overlook.

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Behind the scenes as Brett Rheeder wins the 13th annual freeride competition

Broken pipes, crumbling walkways, closed trails—this is what the $11.6 billion maintenance backlog looks like on the ground

Our wild places have plenty of adventure for younger explorers, too

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New approaches to wellness travel offer detoxifying spa treatments, nutritious meals, and awesome fitness options

When Mountain Biker Jeff Kendall-Weed needs an escape from his home in Bellingham, he finds an oasis in the deserts of Hurricane, Utah.

Fit in a last-minute camping trip at one of these iconic parks before summer ends

When a group of canyoneering beginners were swept away in a flash flood last September, it was the worst disaster in Zion's 97-year history. And it illustrates a growing question: How far should national parks go to keep their visitors safe?

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