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  • Afternoon Light - Zion

  • Zion Canyon

  • Heartleaf Arnica Wildflower

  • Morning Sun behind the peaks

  • Zion Canyon

  • Crawford Arch

  • Crescent Milkvetch Wildflower

  • First Light

  • Afternoon Light

  • Afternoon Light

  • Zion Canyon View

  • Hoary Tansy Aster Wildflower

  • Zion Canyon View

  • Switchbacks heading to Hidden Canyon

  • Hidden Canyon Trail

  • Hidden Canyon Trail

  • Erodium Cicutarium (Filaree) Wildflower

  • Hidden Canyon Trail

  • Observation Trail

    The trail turns left and ascends up a narrow canyon named Echo Canyon. And yes, I did yell to hear my echo.

  • Echo Canyon - Observation Trail

  • Observation Trail - Echo Canyon

  • Echo Canyon - Observation Trail

    Photo by Alice Elliott

  • Echo Canyon - Observation Trail

  • Echo Canyon - Observation Trail

  • unnamed Wildflower

  • Echo Canyon - Observation Trail

  • Canyon overlook from the Observation Trail

  • Overlook from the 'Observation Trail'

    Angels Landing directly ahead across the canyon. If you follow the ridge line down from the summit to the right, the flat area is Scouts Lookout.

  • Overlook from the 'Observation Trail'

  • 'Echo Canyon'

  • 'Echo Canyon'

  • California Sister Butterfly

  • Zion Canyon

  • Hidden Canyon Trail (to the left), & Observation Trail

  • Rose Heath Wildflower

  • From the Observation Trail

  • From the Observation Trail

  • Angels Landing" from the 'Observation Trail'

  • Zion Peaks

    Photo by Alice Elliott

  • Zion Peaks

  • Zion Canyon

  • Hoary Tansy Aster Wildflower

  • Zion Valley Floor

    Photo by Alice Elliott

  • Mule Deer

  • Zion Canyon

  • Zion Valley Floor

    Photo by Alice Elliott

  • Morning light on the peaks

  • Morning light on the peaks

  • Zion Canyon

  • Heartleaf Arnica Wildflower

  • Afternoon sun in Zion

  • Zion Canyon Floor

  • Zion Canyon Floor

  • Zion Canyon Floor

  • Zion Canyon Floor

  • Wildflowers and Zion Canyon

  • Afternoon light on the peaks

  • Afternoon light on the peaks

  • Afternoon light on the peaks

  • Zion Peaks

    Photo by Alice Elliott

  • Desert Bighorn Sheep

  • Hoary Tansy Aster Wildflower

  • Bruce, with Angels Landing in the background

    The guidebook calls this trail "Strenuous". I would call it steep in sections but overall moderate. Photo by Alice Elliott

  • View from "Angels Landing" trail

    Early morning light

  • View from "Angels Landing" trail

  • View from Angels Landing trail

  • Angels Landing trail

  • Hikers on Angels Landing trail

    Where does the trail go? It turns the corner and ascends into Refrigerator Canyon and up steep switchbacks named Walter's Wiggles after the trail designer.

  • Refrigerator Canyon

  • Refrigerator Canyon - Angels Landing trail

  • Refrigerator Canyon - Angels Landing trail

  • Walter's Wiggles (switchbacks)

    These switchbacks climb out of Refrigerator Canyon up to Scouts Lookout

  • Chipmunk

  • Castilleja Miniata Wildflower

  • View of the canyon from Scouts Lookout

  • Angels Landing trail from Scouts Lookout

  • Angels Landing trail

  • Climbing up to Angels Landing

  • Scouts Lookout below from atop Angels Landing

    Walter's Wiggles lead down into the dark shadow area and into Refrigerator Canyon.

  • Atop Angels Landing

  • View from atop Angels Landing

  • Looking down on Walter's Wiggles

    Switchbacks leading down to Refrigerator Canyon

  • Switchbacks down from Angels Landing

  • Angels Landing is the red rock in the right foreground

  • Dragonfly

  • Zion & Virgin River

  • Zion Canyon

  • Squirrel

  • Emerald Falls

  • Emerald Falls

  • Zion from Emerald Pools

  • Zion Canyon

  • End of Zion Canyon where the "Narrows" begins

    Early Fall Season

  • Zion Canyon

    Late Fall Season

  • Virgin River

  • Sunset on the Virgin River

  • East rim of the canyon

  • Hoary Tansy Aster Wildflower

  • East rim of the canyon overlook

  • Checkerboard Mesa

    East end of the park

  • Desert Bighorn Sheep

    Waiting to cross the road

  • Checkerboard Mesa

  • Aligator Lizard

  • Hiking trail on the east end of the park

  • Wildflowers

  • West end of the park

  • Photo by Alice Elliott

  • Photo by Alice Elliott

  • Zion

  • Trail leading to the "Subway"

    curved rock has been eroded by the river

  • Leading into the "Subway"

  • The "Subway"

  • The "Subway"

  • Bruce & Alice in front of Angels Landing