|Zion National Park in southwest Utah was established as Mukuntuweap National Monument in 1909. By 1919 its boundaries had been expanded, the name was changed and it gained national park status. Now it is visited by more than 2.5 million people each year.
The thumbnail at upper left links to a 360° panorama image taken in the eastern portion of the park near Checkerboard Mesa. Center is the approach to Angels Landing in Zion Canyon. Bottom is from The Narrows of Zion Canyon in the Virgin River. Please click on the thumbnails to view the interactive panoramas.