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Zion National Park

Carving the Canyon

Zion National Parks geologic story involves deposition, uplift, and erosion, and is a stunning example of the geologic processes that created Earth. Zion National Park is located along the edge of a region known as the Colorado Plateau. Through this program, you will gain an understanding of the unique and complex geologic story of Zion and the southwest. FREE

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Chat With A Ranger

In this program, learn about Zion National Park, the park service, and the ranger themselves as they interact in live time with a uniformed ranger. After an introduction to the National Park Service emblem and meaning, the ranger will address questions from the participants, using props and presentations to share the ecology, wildlife, and history of Zion National Park. Zion National Park is one of 417 National Park Service areas. The National Park Service conserves the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. Park Rangers work at National Park sites to help protect these areas. There are different kinds of rangers who work at parks in a variety of positions that all work towards preserving and conserving the park. Zion National Park preserves an area of southwest Utah with massive sandstone cliffs, narrow slot canyons, and a unique array of plants and animals.

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Rescues, Rangers, Trails, and Trivia

This program introduces the landscape of Zion through photographs, videos, and virtual tours. Participants will hear tales of rescues, virtually explore the most popular hikes in Zion, and learn about the animals and plants of Zion. This program is perfect for Senior Learning Centers. 30 minutes long. Zion does not do programs during the summer/fall but starts up in January.

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