Driving the 54 mile scenic byway through the heart of Zion is often enough for any thrill seeker. This stretch of road encompasses much of the elevation changes, sandstone canyons and spectacular vegetation you would find exploring the entire 232 square miles of Nationally protected Park. For those Adventurers wishing to spend more time there is camping, a plethora of famous hiking trails and canyoneering.
The key to planning a successful Zion trip is indeed studying and planning the trip prior to your arrival. As one of the most popular National Parks in the country Zion can be overwhelmed with tourists. Lodging must be booked in advance and studying its many trails will help in picking the right spots that meet your party’s skill level as there is really accessible places for all from the not so outdoorish to the over adventurous.