Zion National Park - Overview and highlights - United States

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Via highway 9 we enter Zion National Park. We first report to the Ranger because our RV is higher than 10 feet. One of the two tunnels has to be cleared for our passage. So if you're in a RV, check out the tunnel information for the park.
Our first stop in Zion National Park is Checkerboard Mesa. A mountain with square lines, formed by wind and erosion.
We ride smoothly through the first tunnel, but the second tunnel, we have to wait for the Ranger to clear the tunnel for our RV. We park the RV at the Camp Ground and take the shuttle to the visitors center of Zion National Park. From here, we take the shuttle to the Temple of Sinawava. Here we take a walk of about 5 kilometers of which 2 kilometers goes through The Narrows River. Unfortunately we have no slippers with us, so we get wet shoes. Sandra doesn't like it, and continues to wait on a dry piece while the rest goes even further. When everyone is back, we walk back to the Temple of Sinawava and take the shuttle to Weeping Rock. Here we walk a little bit on the footpath, but the Weeping Rock is a bit disappointing. In the fall there is not that much water coming from the mountain. In spring this will be much nicer. From the shuttle we see Angels Landing, where we initially wanted to go walking. Unfortunately the wind was blowing too hard to walk this walk safely.
At the Zion Lodge, we all find it enough and take the shuttle back to the camper. It is time to relax.

Zion is a fun National Park, but certainly not the most beautiful we have seen. There are nice short walks, suitable for everyone. A walk to the Emerald Pools is a nice short walk I think for which we didn't have the time. For more information about the park go to the visitors of the park.
We leave Zion National Park through the South Entrance and driving along the North Fork Virin River to our next destination.

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