Zion National Park Map

Zion National Park Map

Waterfalls appear after a big sudden thunderstorm.

National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map #214
Zion Canyon, Virgin River, Zion NP

Zion National Park, UT – Zion Narrows, Kolob Canyons, La Verkin Creek Trail, Hop Valley Trail, Wildcat Canyon, West Rim Trail, Floor of the Valley Road, East Rim Trail, Telephone Canyon, and the Virgin River.

Waterproof Map Paper. Printed in 2019, ISBN 9781566952972

 

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Zion National Park Map

Zion Canyon is a mini Yosemite Valley, in red rock, in the high desert.

A terra cotta colored wonderland.

Zion National Park is one of the most visited of all the Utah National Parks Loop, due primarily to its proximity to Las Vegas, NV and Interstate 15.

Zion National Park Map

Zion Canyon, from hiking trail to Angel’s Landing

ZION NP OVERVIEW: To prevent traffic jams and preserve the wildness, the NPS offers a common parking lot (on Hwy 9 @ Springdale, UT) with tram/shuttle service to and from the valley. Plan to be away from your car most of the day when visiting the main canyon. Unless of course, you have reservations at the main lodge. Numerous hiking trails, the Virgin River, Zion Lodge and a restaurants.

Utah Highway 9 leads east through tunnels and more amazing rock scenery, with abundant pullouts for RVs and visitors. Nice uncrowded hikes can be found on the east side of the National Park at many of these random parking lots along the highway.

A small portion of Zion National Park parallels Interstate 15. This Kolob Area is far less crowded than the rest of the park, but no camping is allowed.

Abundant boondock camps can be found all over the Zion area, even along the freeway.

Awesome camps that we discovered in the late 1990’s are now well known and crowded, all year long.

Free river beach campsites W of Rockville, high country of the Smithsonian Butte trail, above Grafton ghost town. These areas are NO LONGER a secret, and are very crowded. BLM camping at Leeds exit is on a first come basis and limited, so you better arrive before dark for the best spots.

EXPERTS TIP – Buy a real map and learn to find campsites, that no one else knows about. Mark a GPS waypoints for future reference. Have the whole place to yourself for once!

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Zion National Park Map

Hiking Zion National Park – Refrigerator Canyon. Refreshingly cool breezes pass through this canyon, so even hot summer days are okay. A great place to escape the mid-day heat.

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Zion National Park Map

Atop Angel’s Landing, Zion National Park, Utah

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Bryce Canyon National Park Map
Capital Reef National Park Map 
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Jawbone Canyon OHV Map

Jawbone Canyon Map
Jawbone Canyon is North Mojave Desert,
US Hwy 395 @ Hwy 14

Jawbone Canyon Map

12th edition. jawbone.org

Jawbone Canyon Map

New features on map include – restroom and kiosk locations, updated GPS coordinates, updated trail routes and revised points of interest.

Off Road Map: Jawbone Canyon / Kelso Valley / Randsburg Ghost Town

Jawbone Canyon OHV North Mojave Desert Map; Topo features, Waterways, Trails & Roads. Motorized & no-motorized trails. Eastern Kern County High Desert. Spangler Hills OHV, Trona Pinnacles National Monument, Randsburg OHV, Red Mountain, Johannesburg, Red Rock Canyon State Park, Last Chance Canyon, El Paso Mountain Wilderness, Desert Tortoise Preserve, Kiavah Wilderness, Dove Springs OHV, Bright Star Wilderness, Tehachapi Loop, Walker Basin, California City, BLM Camping Mojave California Desert Trails, Southern Sierra OHV.  Map by Friends of Jawbone w/ California Trail Users Coalition

SoCal Off-Road, OHV Parks, Dove Springs, Jawbone Canyon, Dirt Bike Maps, offroad, North Mojave Desert, Trona Road

 

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Camping Last Chance Canyon

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California Mojave Desert OHV Camping:

Do the off-roader RVs really roast a turkey in the ground at Jawbone Canyon?

Death Valley National Park is a land to be visited, during winter months (NOV-APRIL)

Randsburg – Living Ghost Town, off US Highway 395

Jawbone Canyon Map

Jawbone Canyon leads up to Kelso Valley & Bright Star Wilderness, eventually up to Lake Isabella near Kern River, Southern Sierra California

see also –

Inyo National Forest Map
Inyo Forest Topo Atlas
Sequoia National Forest Map
Sequoia Forest Atlas
Southern Sierra Map

Yosemite Valley Trail Map

Yosemite Valley Map
by Tom Harrison

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Tom Harrison Yosemite Valley Map, Topo Trail Map Yosemite Parks, Hiking Trails Yosemite Valley Trails, Yosemite National Park Maps Hiking Trails Topo Map; Regions include – Yosemite Valley Mirror Lake, Yosemite Falls, Half Dome Hiking, Nevada Falls, Mist Trail, Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park Campgrounds, Trailheads, Shuttle Stops, Merced River. Easily understood w/ several languages too!

Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 24K; ISBN# 9781877689604

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The Valley Floor of Yosemite

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Yosemite Valley Trail Map

TOP of Yosemite Falls (see water on lower left)

Yosemite Valley represents only one percent of the park area, but this is where most visitors arrive and stay. The Tunnel View is the first view of the Valley for many visitors and is extensively photographed. El Capitan, a prominent granite cliff that looms over Yosemite Valley, is one of the most popular rock climbing destinations in the world because of its diverse range of climbing routes in addition to its year-round accessibility. Granite domes such as Sentinel Dome and Half Dome rise 3,000 and 4,800 feet, respectively, above the valley floor at 4000 feet.

The high country of Yosemite contains beautiful areas such as Tuolumne Meadows, Dana Meadows, the Clark Range, the Cathedral Range, and the Kuna Crest. The Sierra crest and the Pacific Crest Trail run through Yosemite, with peaks of red metamorphic rock, such as Mount Dana and Mount Gibbs, and granite peaks, such as Mount Conness. Mount Lyell is the highest point in the park, standing at 13,120 feet. The Lyell Glacier is the largest glacier in Yosemite National Park and is one of the few remaining in the Sierra Nevada today.
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The park has three groves of ancient giant sequoia trees; the Mariposa Grove (200 trees), the Tuolumne Grove (25 trees), and the Merced Grove (20 trees). Many of the trees in Mariposa Grove were recently toppled by severe winds in 2020; Groves may be closed due to cleanup efforts.

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All Yosemite Maps by Tom Harrison
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Half Dome Trail Map

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Historic Burr Trail, south of Capital Reef NP

HIGH DESERT: Southern Utah is a magical place to explore. Red rock and National Parks, State Parks – too numerous to name. Outdoor recreation around every corner – from river rafting to rugged canyon hikes, wildlife watching to wheeling. Dispersed camping, very abundant. Dirt back roads, by the many miles. Hiking and biking, all over!

The east-west Interstate 70 splits the state, so most parks are located south of the freeway. Green River is a highway town, along I-70 and the mecca, Moab, is south of the interstate.

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MOAB, UT (southeast Utah) – is a hot bed of recreation activities, tourism, hotels, shopping, plus the 2 National Parks.

TORREY, UT (south central Utah) – hip mountain village, next to Fish Lakes National Forest and Capital Reef National Park. Restaurants, motels, RV Campground with showers, and a grocery stop.

SPRINGDALE, UT (southwest Utah) – the small river town that has merged with neighboring Zion National Park. Tourists everywhere.

Seek the small back roads to get you up and around the outskirts of Zion – very scenic drives. Ghost towns, pinyon & juniper forests, hidden canyons, watrfalls, kolobs and buttes. North of Zion NP, Navajo Lake and Cedar Breaks National Park @ 8000′ elevation – can have snow more than half the year, so plan according.

UTAH TIP = Beware: Thunderstorms and heavy rains are part of the package here in this desert state. Extreme flash floods possible, know the weather forecast and the warnings. Stay out of slot canyons during rainy season. Watch out for wet, muddy, red dirt roads. You’ll get stuck, even in 4WD.

Small farming towns are scattered throughout the National Park areas, some more geared for travelers than others. Many National Forests and BLM areas to camp (for free). Usually just a few miles outside the National Park boundaries. The further you get off pavement, the more seclusion you can find. Find the nearest ranger station and ask some questions – if needbe.

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