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Utah RV Vacation to Zion National Park

Angles Landing Zion National Park in Utah

Zion National Park – Utah’s oldest and largest national park with nearly three million visitors a year. The park is located in southern Utah east of St. George and Hurricane. The park in well known for its beautiful canyons, hiking trails, breathe taking views, and State Route 9 (Zion Road) a state scenic byway looking to become a National Scenic Byway. State Route 9 is a 44 mile route from I-15 at Hurricane that passes through Zion National Park including its 1.1 mile tunnel cut through rock. Much of the 44 mile road in Zion National Park is boarded by the beautiful redrock formations that southern Utah is known for.

RV Campgrounds in the Zion Area– Watchman Campground is open year around, South Campground is open March through October, Lava Point Campground is open June through October, and other Campgrounds near Zion National Park

Activities: Auto Touring, Hiking, Climbing, Canyoneering, Camping, Biking, Backcountry, Off-Road, Horseback Riding, and More.

Places to visit in Zion National Park: Zion Canyon, Kolob Canyons, Kolob Terrance, Highway 9 (Zion Road/State Scenic Byway)

Helpful Links

Utah Zion National Park Website http://www.utah.com/nationalparks/zion.htm

National Parks Website http://www.nps.gov/zion/

Wiki Website http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zion_National_Park

When visiting Zion National Park, why not stay and enjoy all the sights of Zion National Park in an RV. Start your trip down State Route 9 in Hurricane in an Utah RV Rental or find a great deal on a Used RV in Utah from Nielson RV.

GPS Coordinates: 37.21283151445594, -112.92971134185791

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Bryce Canyon RV Vacation- Hoodoos and Red Walls

winter_Bryce_CanyonBryce Canyon (Utah) – Bryce Canyon is perfect for those on a RV vacation. The Canyon is remotely located and this offers RV Vacationers less visitors to wade through and more time to enjoy the Canyon’s natural beauty. Bryce Canyon is distinctive due to its geological structures, called hoodoos, formed from wind, water, and ice erosion of the river and lakebed sedimentary rocks. The red, orange and white colors of the rocks are spectacular views to visitors.

The area around Bryce Canyon became a U.S. National Monument in 1923 and was designated as a national park in 1928. The park covers 56 square miles and 50 miles of hiking trails in Bryce, ranging in elevation from 6,500 to 9,100 feet. The Queen’s Garden/Navajo Loop is a moderately strenuous trail beginning at Sunrise Point and includes Wall Street, where hikers are dwarfed by soaring red walls and some enormous Douglas fir trees.

Summer Activities:
Hiking, Ranger Programs, Horseback Riding, Mule Riding, Geology Talks, Star Gazing, Picnics, Biking, Bird-Watching, Photography, Backpacking.

Winter Activities:
Visitor Center Film, Auto Tours, Sightseeing, Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, Hiking, Geology Talks.


Places to Stay at Bryce Canyon National Park

Ruby’s Inn and RV Park and Campground (866-866-6616, www.brycecanyoncampgrounds.com) has just about anything you could want and is less than a mile from the park. For more RV camping ideas in Bryce Canyon National Park, please check the National Park Service link in the “helpful links” section below.

Helpful Links

Article about the Bryce Canyon National Park: http://www.trailerlife.com/output.cfm?id=2262241

National Park Website: http://www.nps.gov/brca/index.htm

WIKI Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryce_Canyon_National_Park

Have you been to Bryce Canyon National Park and have suggestions on other places to RV camp or other fun RV Vacation Activities? If so, share your experience by pressing leave a commentbelow.

GPS Coordinates: 37.64, -112.17

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