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USA - Zion National Park, Utah

Utah has the 'Big 5 National Parks' dotted throughout the south, the first one we visited was Zion, in southwestern Utah. A highlight of Zion National Park is its Canyon, which is 24 km long and up to 800 m deep. Zion gained it’s name from the early Mormon Settlers, who arrived and proclaimed the land was holy. It's now visited by 4 million people each year.

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Zion Canyon is characterized by waterfalls, pools, narrow canyon passages and dramatic sheer red cliffs, which have been carved out over years by the Virgin River. The guided shuttle bus made the park easy to access, and we loved the weeping wall, where the water pressure builds up inside the rocks and seeps out creating a gentle waterfall we could stand behind!

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Posted by TheNomadWay.com 17:00 Archived in USA

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