PHOTOS: AmericaJR Visits Zion National Park in Springdale, Utah

The Virgin River flows through the middle of Zion National Park. (Jason Rzucidlo/AmericaJR)

AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited Zion National Park in Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile park is Zion Canyon, which is 15 mileslong and up to 2,640 ft. deep. The canyon walls are reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone eroded by the North Fork of the Virgin River. The Kolob Terrace area, northwest of Zion Canyon, features a slot canyon called The Subway, and a panoramic view of the entire area from Lava Point. The Kolob Canyons section, further to the northwest near Cedar City, features Tucupit Point and one of the world’s longest natural arches, Kolob Arch. Other notable geographic features of Zion Canyon include Angels Landing, The Great White Throne, the Court of the Patriarchs, The West Temple, Towers of the Virgin, the Altar of Sacrifice, the Watchman, Weeping Rock, and the Emerald Pools.

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