These Mysterious Marbles Found In Utah Are Surrounded By Ancient Myth

The landscape of Southern Utah offers so many unique natural gems – from the towering cliffs of Zion National Park to the stunning Colorado River that spent millions of years carving canyons into the terrain. While you can easily see the effects of erosion when gazing at the hoodoos and spires of Bryce Canyon National Park, some geologic wonders will fit right in the palm of your hand. Have you ever run across moqui marbles?

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The Unrivaled Canyon Hike In Utah Everyone Should Take At Least Once

Some Utah trails are the kind we might take only once in a lifetime – others might be so close to our homes that we hike it several times a week. And other trails are so popular with tourists that we tend to only hike them when we have out-of-town guests, then forget about them all together.

Zion National Park is the crown jewel of Utah. It’s our most-visited park, receiving over three million visitors annually. There’s a reason it’s so popular – it really is one of the world’s most remarkable places. In the spring and summer, most parts of the park are so crowded that Utahans tend to find other beautiful spots to hike.

In this article, we’re going to look at one hike that is both iconic and unrivaled, and it’s hike you’ve probably taken. It’s also one of Utah’s most crowded hikes…but this is the absolute perfect time of year to take it. Here are several reasons that every Utahans should take the Zion Riverside trail at least once (and many more times, if possible).

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One Of The Most Beautiful Day Hikes In America Is Right Here In Utah

Zion National Park is Utah’s most visited park, and it’s undeniably beautiful. You’ll find tons of hiking opportunities here, including the super accessible Zion Riverside Walk, and the not-so accessible Subway hike. Here’s a trail that’s often overlooked, but it provides some of the most jaw-dropping views in the Beehive State.

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