Zion national park is a charm of the southwestern part of United States. This park extends over 229 square miles and has various attractions in its vast area. The park contains mountains, canyons, rivers and natural arches. The park has the highest point situated at 8726 foot and the lowest point at 3666 foot. The park has beautiful ancient paintings exhibited at the monuments that have been proclaimed as national heritage by the state.
Home of many species: The place boasts of its lovely waterfalls and hanging valleys. They are the main attraction for tourists especially during the wet season. The river is overflowing, and the waterfall gives a beautiful view both aerially and with the naked eye. The place is enriched with all climates, and that is why it has been a native of many floral plants and animals. The national park is serving as a life zone for many living species. Very rare species of plants and endangered species of animals are preserved by this park. In the area occupied by animals, the visitors are accompanied by the officials of the park so as to ensure safety.
Adventurous activities: Rock climbing is what many tourists love to do at Zion National Park. Sky reaching mountains provides a thrilling experience to the rock climbers. Overnight camping is also allowed with prior permission in a specific area designated for this. A tourist can charm his eyes with the overwhelming beauty of this through horse riding, walk or in trams and trolleys.
Development of Infrastructure: To increase the tourism scale of this park the infrastructure facilities have lately been developed. Overcoming its problems of the remote location and lack of accommodations, the transportation system has been improvised and various hotels have been made in the nearby areas. Highways have been constructed to lead journeys to this place, and bridges over rivers have been made to connect it to every location.
Privileges to visitors: A visitor can enjoy its shuttle flight by trams. Private vehicles of tourists are allowed but only during some parts of the year to avoid traffic congestion in times of heavy rush. Admission of oversized private vehicles of tourists is admitted into the area only after attaining special permission of the park authorities. The admission to this park is on the nominal charges as entry fee. Persons with disability or ageing 62 years or more receive the extra eligible benefits and some waiver in entry fee.
The area is so vast a drive in the autumn season noticing all the weather transitions and changing colors of leaves gives a sigh of relief to the onlooker. It relieves the mind and the soul of the nature lovers. The park also has tunnels and the admission to these also requires a commercial fee that depends on the size of the vehicle. The vehicles that are oversized need to pay an additional escort fees. The amount charged is worth the scenic beauty that a visitor experience. Discover this incomparable jewel in the lap of southern Utah!