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

see also –

Bryce Canyon National Park Map
Capital Reef National Park Map 
Utah Maps
Utah Books

Washington Hiking Books

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The Pacific Northwest region covers both Washington and Oregon, which are directly north of California. Abundant coastlines, waterways, islands, with mountains with forests, rivers and waterfalls. Summer is the best time to camp in this state, as it rains most often in other months.

Books for Washington State: Hike, Bike, Fish, Kayak, Explore

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see also – 

Columbia River Map
PCT Map 9 – Southern Washington
PCT Map 10 – Northern Washington

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.

see also –
All Yosemite Maps by Tom Harrison
Yosemite Books
Half Dome Trail Map

Mojave National Preserve Map

Mojave National Preserve Map

Joshua Trees in Mojave NP

Mojave Map
by Tom Harrison Maps

Mojave National Preserve MapTom Harrison Mojave Desert Recreation Map: Mojave National Preserve Essex California, Mojave Desert Trails; Cima Dome, Mojave Road, Hole in the Wall, Mid Hills, Mid-hills, Providence Mountains, New York Mountains, Kelso Dunes, Kelso Depot, Kelso Road Map Mojave. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 250K; ISBN# 9781877689369

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Tom Harrison Map – Mojave National Preserve

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Providence Mountains SRA

Mojave National Preserve Map

Mojave National Preserve Map

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Mojave National Preserve Map

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New York Mountains

Free Camp @ New York Mountains

see more maps in the Mojave –

Trails Illustrated Mojave Map
from National Geographic
Jawbone Canyon Map
Death Valley National Park Maps
Lake Mead NRA Map
Red Rock Canyon Map – Las Vegas, NV

Hiking Desert Canyons

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download digital maps of Mojave desert

CTUC Amboy OHV Map
CTUC Mojave Desert OHV Map
CTUC Needles CA OHV Map
CTUC Panamint Valley OHV Map
CTUC San Berdu & Barstow BLM Map

BLM Topo Map – AZ Lake Havasu Guide (free)
BLM Topo Map – AZ Havasu Palms, Sara Park (free)
NPS Map Brochure – Death Valley (free)
NPS Map Brochure – Lake Mead NRA (free)
NPS Map Brochure – Mojave NP (free)
USGS Topo Map – KINGMAN, AZ (free)

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Hiking the Ring Trail @ Hole in The Wall

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Metal Rings for Climbing

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