Dry Falls

I found this dried up waterfall etched in the vertical walls along the hike known as The Narrows in Zion National Park. This remnant of a waterfall is close to the top of the slot canyon, a few miles into the 16 mile journey. Want more info on the hike? Check out my in-depth guide, A…

A Guide to Hiking The Narrows – Zion National Park

What to Know Before You Go Hiking The Narrows, a 16-mile slot canyon carved out by the North Fork of the Virgin River, in Zion National Park, is perhaps the greatest single overnight hike in the world. It is certainly one of those experiences I will never forget. Need a little help figuring out the…

What Lies Beneath…

As someone who fears water she can’t see the bottom of, I was terrified of hiking The Narrows in Zion National Park. But, I also wanted to do the hike so bad! So I went—survived—and it was amazing. My husband and I spent two full days making our way through the slot canyon with the…

Lines of Time

Water is scarce in Utah and yet still today, as in the past, shapes Zion National Park. According to the National Parks Service website, Zion was once a large basin near sea level. Varying forms of sediments washed down with the rains, piling on top of one another. The land went through many different fluctuations….

Zion’s Narrows

The Narrows at Zion National Park in Utah. This is a 16 mile long trail that is hiked by wadding through the Virgin River for the majority of the 16 miles. It is a slot canyon where the walls rise more than 1000 feet on either side and at its narrowest point is only about 15′…