Entries from Candi's Corner: Wanderlust and Passions tagged with 'Zion'

The Other Zion: Kolob Canyons

We set our last day in Springdale to visit Kolob Canyons in Zion National Park. Unfortunately, that was the day the weather gods decided to treat us with thunderstorms. And even though the weather guy told us that the evening...

Hiking Zion: Angles' Landing Trail

Angles' Landing(in the photo above) is a rock formation that is at summit elevation in Zion National Park. The trail to Angles' Landing is a strenuous 2.5-mile trail with an elevation change of over 1,480 feet. The first 1.9...

Hiking Zion: The Narrows

Have you hiked in a river before? Imagine yourself walking upstream in a river, under the shadows of soaring canyon walls, with hanging gardens, sandstone grottos, natural springs and waterfalls surrounding you. Imagine wading water while walking, the river is...

Hiking Zion: Observation Point Trail

It might not be the best way to do this, but we ended up doing this hike after hiking Hidden Canyon Trail. Like I mentioned in my previous post, we overestimated the Hidden Canyon hike, thinking it would take...

Hiking Zion: Hidden Canyon Trail

On our first full day in Zion, we got up early(around 0630 am) and caught the shuttle to the park. I believe the first shuttle leaves Springdale at 0530 am. From visiting the visitor center the evening before, we decided...

Zion National Park: A Sanctuary of Beauty

Zion is the perfect name for the 147,000 acres of land that surround Springdale in Southern Utah. It is indeed a peaceful heavenly place,a sanctuary. Stunning beauty and unique rock formations; sand castles towering over desert canyons. The canyon...