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Towering 1,488 feet above the canyon floor, Angels Landing is a joint-controlled resistant fin of Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone, carved out by the incised North Fork Virgin River. A popular, but steep and exposed, hiking trail guides park visitors along the sheer fin to inspiring views of Zion Canyon. Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah Photographer: Adam McKean; © 2015

POTD March 15, 2016: Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah

POTD 3-15-16 Angels Landing Zion National Park

Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah
Photographer: Adam McKean; © 2015

Towering 1,488 feet above the canyon floor, Angels Landing is a joint-controlled resistant fin of Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone, carved out by the incised North Fork Virgin River. A popular, but steep and exposed, hiking trail guides park visitors along the sheer fin to inspiring views of Zion Canyon.

POTD August 19, 2014: Town of Springdale, Zion Canyon, Washington County, Utah

Town of Springdale, Zion Canyon, Washington County, Utah
Photographer: Tyler Knudsen; © 2013

Towering walls of Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone guard the historic pioneer cemetery atop Moquitch Hill in lower Zion Canyon. The cemetery serves as the final resting place for many founders of the Town of Springdale.