West Rim Trail in Zion National Park

The West Rim Trail in Zion National Park shares a section called Walter's Wiggles (a steep set of switchbacks - see 2 photos below) with the famous Angels Landing. A lot of people do this 15-16 mile hike as a backpacking trip, but since we were short on time, we decided to just hike what we could of the trail. ... Read More

The Narrows in Zion National Park

There is no possible way to over exaggerate the beauty of The Narrows hike in Zion National Park! It's rated as one of the top, if not the #1 hike in all of the United States. With those kinds of words to live up to, you might expect you'd be disappointed, but instead you'll find yourself looking up at the ... Read More

The Watchman Trail in Zion National Park

The Watchman Trail takes off near the main campgrounds in Zion National Park, so it makes for a great short hike to do as an 'extra'. It wouldn't make my top couple of hikes in Zion because it has to compete with Angels Landing and The Narrows, as well as so many others. But it does bear mentioning because the scenery ... Read More

Canyon Overlook Trail in Zion National Park

This little gem of a trail is only 1 mile long, and the views are fantastic. It used to be called the Great Arch Trail, but they changed it's name because you can't actually see the great arch from the trail. You actually hike out to an overlook where you're standing on the Great Arch. For a view the Great Arch, ... Read More

Zion Park Scenic Byway

We love taking scenic byways whenever we can! Not only do you see a ton of fantastic scenery, but scenic byways also make for a good activity to do whenever you're having a rest day in between bigger hikes. We were a little thrashed after our super long (and magnificent) day hiking in The Narrows, (post coming soon) so we ... Read More