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Utah
Zion National Park: Hike Tranquil Trails to Distinct Discoveries!
Discover why Zion National Park can only be described as “awe-inspiring” as you hike and learn about its unique geology, stunning landscapes and diverse flora and fauna.
Program No. 2276RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
945
Getting There
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At a Glance

The Great White Throne, Angels Landing, Scouts Lookout, Walter's Wiggles, Observation Point, Echo Canyon, Weeping Rock and Emerald Pools — the names of the rock formations and features of Zion National Park beckon to be discovered. On this hiking adventure deep in the park, learn the how, why and when of their formation. A geologist and experienced instructors accompany you on field study involving short on-site classes and hikes to breathtaking vistas, narrows and unique locations.
Activity Level
Outdoor: Spirited
Hiking up to eight miles daily on groomed trails, some uneven terrain and significant elevation changes. Elevations up to 6,500 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Hike among Zion National Park’s massive rock formations, slot canyons and graceful waterfalls.
  • Enjoy breathtaking hikes on Zion West Rim trail, Observation Point and Zion River Walk.
  • Come to appreciate the abundant plant life that thrives in this Ponderosa pine and desert habitat.
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Martin Tyner
At the age of 19, Martin Tyner was hired as curator of birds of prey at Busch Gardens, Calif., and was soon working in the movie industry as a trainer of big cats, elephants, primates, sea mammals and raptors. He is the founder of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation, a non-profit wildlife rescue and environmental education organization. With the help of his Golden Eagle, Bud, they received a donation of 22.6 acres of property for the development of a permanent wildlife rescue facility in Utah.
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