Northgate Peaks Trail – Kolob Terrace – Zion National Park

The day after doing the Taylor Creek Trailhead walk we drove further south to another Zion National Park entrance and did a walk in the area known as the Kolob Terrace. We found ourselves embarking during the hot hours of the day so opted for the Northgate Peaks Trail, a four mile (two hour) roundtrip. […]

Taylor Creek Trailhead – Kolob Canyons – Zion National Park

Having enjoyed our time in Salt Lake City and happy with our Bonneville Salt Flat photos we headed to Zion National Park. Interestingly ‘Zion’ was the name Joseph Smith Jr. (Founder of the Mormon faith) envisioned calling the place they would settle and call home, the promised land or “New Jerusalem”. Our first experience of […]