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“Beautiful but crowded”
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Beautiful but crowded”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Zion is beautiful but crowded. You now have to take a bus into the park instead of your own car. You park at a welcome center type of place and take buses into the attractions. I understand the need but to me it takes away from the experience.

If you want peace/solitude/nature, take the drive up Interstate 15 to the Kolob Canyon section of the park. There is about a 10-15 mile twisty road up into this section but the beauty/peace and great hiking opportunities make it well worthwhile.

Visited June 2013
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Greenville, South Carolina
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39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wow! Zion is beautiful!”
Reviewed 20 September 2013

This was our first visit to Zion National Park ... We stayed in Hurricane, Utah and drove to Zion in the early morning . The drive in was spectacular.. The park even more amazing . We were there over the Labor Day weekend , so we parked outside the park & took the shuttle bus in. That worked perfect .
This park is fantastic ...don't miss it!

Visited September 2013
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Corvallis, Oregon
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118 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Zion National Park does it right”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

First, the scenery is so beautiful you could spend weeks here and not see it all. You cannot drive in the Park (a good decision to save what is there for future visitors) but the shuttle system is totally thought out. There are covered shuttle stops all along the route and the buses run so frequently you can jump out to take pictures at any point and jump on another shuttle in just a few minutes. Many of the shuttle stops have bathroom facilities. The Park has coordinated with the city of Springdale so you never have to drive from the day you arrive until the day you leave. All the stops are wheelchair accessible and the drivers are very courteous. This is our sixth or seventh National Park and by far our favorite.

Visited August 2013
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100 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Beautiful park”
Reviewed 29 September 2012

This park is so beautiful. We could only drive so far ourselves. You had to ride on a bus to see the entire park but we loved what we saw.

Visited June 2012
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Thank Heather R
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Auburn, WA
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34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Utah travel information”
Reviewed 21 May 2012

A great resource. You could easily spend an entire two weeks in Utah & still not see a fraction of its natural wonders.

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