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  1. Zion National Park: Water makes this desert transcendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | USA Today

    Mention Zion National Park, and many people think of soaring sandstone cliffs, not necessarily the river that carved them.Amy Schmutz, of Durham, N.C., says she used to think of red rock and desert when Zion National Park: Water makes this desert transcendent Mention Zion National Park, and many people think of soaring sandstone cliffs, not necessarily the river that carved them.Amy Schmutz, of Durham, N.C., says she used to think of red rock and desert when Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1TkffBZ The park is located at the nexus of the Mojave Desert and the Colorado Plateau and Great Basin, resulting in a diverse landscape.

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  2. How Utah benefits from the national parks it neglectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | High Country News

    ... Park after traffic got backed up for five miles on the highway into nearby Moab. Southwest of Arches, Zion National Park and its gateway town of Springdale also suffer from too many visitors and too little money to manage the impacts of the crowds. ...

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  3. Five tips for the best Zion experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | USA Today

    Five tips for the best Zion experience As Zion gets more popular, use strategies for getting the experience you came for by following these tips: Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Nfl6l9 Zion National Park, Utah, uses a tram system in the busiest months of the year to get tourists around in the park. Cars are banned from the scenic road.

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  4. Zion National Park: Crowded but still sereneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | USA Today

    Zion National Park: Crowded but still serene ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah - This is a spiritual place. A glorious place.

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  5. Pay attention to the beauty that surrounds usRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | The Spectrum

    ... into the mountains, taking mental pictures to capture the majestic scenery. Last year, mom and I went to Zion National Park and hiked Weeping Rock and the Emerald Pool trails. This year, we all decided to take our adventure into The Narrows. Rich ...

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  6. Traveler's Gear Box: The 3D Atlas Of Zion National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | National Parks Traveler

    ... as I looked over some climbing nuts and harnesses I spotted a book on the glass counter: the 3D Atlas of Zion National Park in Utah. Sounded interesting. Now, as a former aerial navigator in helicopters, I admit I'm map crazy, and I donned one of ...

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  7. Some like it hot -- so they'll be happy this weekend in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The National Weather Service is predicting highs in the low to mid 90s in northern Utah on Saturday and Sunday. Southern Utah will be a tad hotter: The thermometer is expected to reach the upper 90s in St. George and Zion National Park.

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  8. Weekend forecast: 90s will prevail in UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The National Weather Service is predicting highs in the low to mid 90s in northern Utah on Saturday and Sunday. Southern Utah will be a little hotter: The thermometer is expected to reach the upper 90s in St. George and Zion National Park.

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  9. Utah hikers getting carried away with cairnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Utah is an unforgiving environment. Taking a wrong path can lead to disaster. It's not just the BLM. In Zion National Park, as in many other national parks, the unauthorized construction of cairns is prohibited. "Creating cairns moves rocks into ...

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  10. Cut the cairns: Officials say hikers' impromptu waymarkers have gone too far and can get people lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... Utah is an unforgiving environment. Taking a wrong path can lead to disaster. It's not just the BLM. In Zion National Park, as in many other national parks, the unauthorized construction of cairns is prohibited. "Creating cairns moves rocks into ...

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  11. Rocky Mountain Half Marathon to hit pavement SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    ... ( Walt Hester / Estes Park Trail-Gazette ) Vacation Races was founded in 2012 with their inaugural Zion National Park with its motto, "run where you play." The series then added five more races to their calendar, each being centered around a ...

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  12. What is Maynard Dixon Country?Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Southern Utah News

    ... y well-known artists. Mt. Carmel sits in the high mountainous region of southern Utah, just 17 miles from Zion National Park. Surrounded by lush green fields, the Virgin River and Red Mesas, it is no wonder Dixon established his home here.

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  13. How Utah benefits from the national parks it neglectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | High Country News

    ... Park after traffic got backed up for five miles on the highway into nearby Moab. Southwest of Arches, Zion National Park and its gateway town of Springdale also suffer from too many visitors and too little money to manage the impacts of the crowds. ...

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  14. Biologists post 'selfies' of wild animals found in ZionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Zion National Park biologists use cameras to help monitor the wildlife in the park and recently posted some fun, candid photos of the curious animals. Zion National Park is home to 207 species of birds and 68 species of mammals, according to the park website.

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  15. Editorial: Utah needs more national and state parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... a parking lot designed for 185. Similar bottlenecks met visitors at nearby Canyonlands National Park. Zion National Park already runs shuttle buses through parts of that attraction. Too many tourists is a problem that a lot of other towns and states ...

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  16. Mighty Zion National Park envelops visitors in natural wonderRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... hiking, ranger programs and canyoneering. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/zion/planyourvisit. ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah -- This is a spiritual place. A glorious place. A place of serene ocher mountains and leaning narrow canyons. "People are ...

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  17. Pair of Native American comedians to pair up with Charlie ParrRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | NorthlandsNewscenter.com

    ... a $10,000 documentary, and visit other Native comedians at their many stops - including the Badlands, Mt. Zion National Park and Wounded Knee. They have started a Kickstarter campaign to pay for the documentary, which they say will be a game changer ...

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  18. Tips for safe hiking as Zion sees 78% jump in rescue callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | KSL-TV

    Zion National Park has seen a dramatic increase in the number of search and rescue calls made so far in 2015, according to park officials. The park reported it has responded to 57 SAR calls so far this year, compared to 32 SAR calls by the same point in 2014.

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  19. Watch Conrad Anker and David Lama Conquer a New Route in Zion National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Men's Journal

    A notoriously difficult wall in Zion National Park has finally met its match in a pair representing both the past and the future of climbing. American Conrad Anker, the 52-year-old legendary mountaineer, teamed up with 24-year-old Austrian climber David Lama to ascend Latent Core, a wall on the Temple of Senewava area.

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  20. Zion gives visitors a sense of aweRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | The Columbian

    Court of the Patriarchs at Zion National Park, Utah. The stately rock formations were carved by wind and water over millions of years.

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