ZION BY DANIELLE
History and B-day of Zion *January-22-1937 *Evidence of Ancestrial Puebloans, known as the Anasazi, from 2,000 years ago; Paiutes from 800 years ago to now. Mormon settlers arrived in 1860s. Park visitation in 1920 was about 3,692; in 1996 it reached 2.5 million.
Activities • You can go camping, horse trails, backpacking, wheelchair trails/camps, bird-watching and much, much more.
Plants & animals * deer, bald eagles,prickly pear blossom …
Climate Be vary prepared for a wide range of all the weather conditions. Temperatures may vary with changes in the elevation, every day and evening temperatures may vary by over 30-degrees Fahrenheit.
Did You Know? Zion National Park will celebrate a "Century of Sanctuary" in 2009. Zion was set aside as the Mukuntuweap National Monument by President William Howard Taft on July 31, 1909