In the heart of desert slot canyon territory in southwestern Utah is the most awe-inspiring place on the planet: Zion National Park. While Zion is fairly small compared to other national parks, it has an abundance of hiking opportunities through much diverse terrain. My goal here is to create a long list of interesting possibilities for hikers of all abilities. This site is dedicated to everybody who loves Zion and to everybody who loves to explore the outdoors. It is a labor of love and a never-ending work in progress. My hope is that it inspires you to go out and hike! Enjoy!

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How To Use This Site:

This site is stocked with over 90 route descriptions for hikes in and around the greater Zion area, ranging from the easiest and most popular trails to many lesser-travelled and more difficult routes. Each description includes information on logistics, navigation, and includes maps and a lot of photographs.


This site is mostly concerned with routes that average hikers can enjoy, but some outdoor experience and common sense are assumed. While this site also includes a handful of canyoneering routes, scrambling routes, and remote hikes that require navigation skills, I do not cover the more advanced technical canyoneering or climbing routes in the area. If there are significant obstacles or possible dangers in any particular route, I try to describe them as vividly as possible so you can determine if a route is appropriate for you or not. But remember: safety is your responsibility in the outdoors. Be as prepared as possible and do not push yourself beyond your limit.

Introduction to Zion National Park...

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