If you visit Southern Utah with your family and don’t spend at least a day at Zion National Park, your vacation won’t be complete.
If you’re still doubtful whether to visit this National Park or not, we’re going to give you some reasons to go!
Why You Should Visit Zion National Park
1. Most Popular Hiking Trails
If you love hiking or want to try one, Zion is the right place for you because you’ll find more than 8 hiking trails with different levels of difficulty. There are even hiking trails for families.
The most popular hike is Angels Landing for the professionals and the Pa’rus Trail and Weeping Rock trail are better for a family-hike.
2. Unbelievable Scenic Drives
Zion National Park has a length of a six-mile scenic drive. Is probably one of the most spectacular road adventures in the US.
You’ll be able to admire skyscraping sandstone formations for over a thousand years of existence. Don’t forget to take your camera!
3. Waterfalls on the Desert
You might think that a park located on a desert terrain wouldn’t be the home for some of the most beautiful waterfalls on the planet but that’s not the case of Zion.
The most visited waterfall at this National Park is Zion Narrows, other popular waterfalls you’ll find are Emerald Pools and Archangel Falls.
4. Canyoneering Adventures
It’s not a secret that people like to come to Southern Utah to have some canyoneering adventures, thanks to the numerous canyon slots you can find in the area.
Zion’s best canyons include the famed Subway, Zion Narrows, Mystery Canyon, and more.
5. Challenging Climbing Adventures
It’s a famous area for climbers because they can find some of the tallest sandstone walls in the world! All over the park, you’ll find ropes to help you climb. And it’s ideal for a family vacation because of the variety of climbing trails, from easy to difficult.
Believe it or not, you can find lots of amazing animals here, because Zion is the home of more than 75 species of mammals, 291 species of birds, 37 species of reptiles and 8 species of fishes.
At Zion National Park, you can find rare animals like the Mexican owl, that is in danger of extinction, and of course the beautiful Mountain Lion.
7. Biking Through Zion
One of the best ways to get to know the whole park is by pedaling. Zion crew likes to encourage their visitors to bike because it allows you to see more of the park and is a good exercise.
8. Best Resorts Near Zion National Park
The best option to stay with your family while you visit Zion National Park is a resort because you can choose suites that can sleep between 2-12 travelers, enjoy the best amenities and be close to the park.
Here at Coral Springs Resort, you can choose between 1, 2, and 3-bedroom suites with private balconies and fireplaces.
We’re pretty sure that after the first reasons you have already decided to schedule a visit to Zion in your next family vacation.
Contact us to help you book your family suite in St. George!