Zion National Park in Utah

Zion National Park in Utah

Massive sandstone cliffs in beautiful colors like cream, pink and red, this is Zion National Park in southwest Utah on the Arizona border. Zion National Park lies on the border of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and the Mojave Desert. Zion is an ancient Hebrew word meaning a place of refuge or sanctuary. In 1909, […]

Utah Map

Overview of Utah

Utah, mountainous state in the western United States; 219,902 km2, 2.8 million population (2010), of which 86% are white. Nickname: The Beehive State. Utah’s history is linked to the Mormons who, under the leadership of Brigham Young, colonized the area near the capital Salt Lake City in 1847. After the cedar subdivision of Mexico in […]