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Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, Zion National Park
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Zion Canyon Scenic Drive features dramatic vistas and an array of hiking trails. See enormous sandstone cliffs, meandering rivers, wildlife, and red and green vastness. Stop at the visitor center and view exhibits before taking the drive, and see the ranger presentations at the Zion Human History Museum. Be aware that the road is open year-round, but private vehicles are allowed only seasonally; organized shuttle buses run the route the rest of the year. You can also get maps and publications from the bookstore inside the visitor center. Put Zion Canyon Scenic Drive into our Zion National Park holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Zion National Park.
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  • This drive you can only do so by bus from the park. This is free and stops at 9 places you walks. At dusk, the animals appear. I was in the autumn and then the park no longer as colourful with plants and flowers and the falls are pathetic streams.
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  • The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway or route 9 from the East Entrance of the Zion park to the South Entrance is one of if not the most spectacular drives in American - bar none ! Or in reverse. The rock for...  more »
  • We had the opportunity to go through Zion Canyon to go to las Vegas, and although we drifted a little road was totally worth, the mountains seem to tale, and painted with autumn colors that the Sun seems to shine, definitely is a beautiful place to drive, then stops and take a couple of photographs. I didn't have the opportunity to spend a few days there, but it must be incredible.
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