This is one of the most popular national parks in Utah. Here are some facts about it...
Zion was home to an ancient civilization called the Anasazi. They thrived in this area around 1500 B.C.
Zion National Park was previously a monument called Mukuntuweap National Monument. It was first protected in the year 1909.
The Mt. Carmel Tunnel, located in Zion National Park, is more than a mile long. It was constructed between 1927 and 1930.
Zion National Park has one of the largest natural arches in the world known as the Kolob Arch. This freestanding arch is a little over 287 feet long.
Zion Nation Park welcomes more than 4 million visitors every year. You can do a lot of things here including hiking, rock climbing etc.
Zion is home to more than 400 known species of birds, and animals. You can also spot some endangered species here in this park.
The Zion Canyon and the landscape of Zion National Park were carved over millions of years by the flowing Virgin River. The canyon is approx. 2000 ft deep.
These are some facts about the Zion National Park.
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