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Category Archives: Zion National Park

8 National Parks You Can See Without a Car

If you’ve visited a national park in the summer recently you’re probably found yourself in a frustrating gridlock that rivals an L.A. freeway at 5 P.M. And you can’t blame the bison. National parks are experiencing record numbers of visitors, and unfortunately for the environment, record numbers of vehicles. But that’s not to say you […]

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The Most Clever National Park Social Media Accounts

Since 1916, the National Park Service has protected and preserved over 400 parks and monuments in the United States. While the employees at these cultural champions and nature lovers take their responsibilities seriously, they also know how to cut loose online with oddball antics and wisecracks.    These are the NPS social media accounts we go […]

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Searchers Find the Body of a Missing Hiker in Zion National Park

A hiker who went missing during a flash flood in Zion National Park’s Narrows has been found deceased, her family said Monday. Jetal Agnihotri, 29, had gone missing last Friday in Utah’s southernmost national park. Speaking to Utah’s KUTV, her brother Pujan Agnihotri said that searchers had discovered her remains on Monday evening. In a […]

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Flash Floods Pounded Southwestern National Parks This Past Weekend

Heavy rains and flash flooding in the Southwest this weekend prompted rescues at two national parks, and left one tourist missing in Utah. The region is bracing for more monsoon rains, which could bring additional damage. On Friday, a flash flood at Utah’s Zion National Park swept multiple people off their feet in the Zion […]

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Tips and Tricks for Visiting a National Park without a Reservation

To cut down on crowds, eliminate wait times, and help preserve natural resources, an increasing number of national parks are capping visitation and requiring advanced reservations this summer. If you’re one of those organized people who plans your life months in advance, bully for you. But if you’re a person who doesn’t, or who prefers […]

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