Evening hike on the Pa’rus Trail in Zion National Park. This five mile trail is paved and mostly level, making it accessible to hikers, bikers, and wheelchairs. This is also the most photographed scene in the park, photographers of all levels and plein-air painters abound each evening, all awaiting sunset.

I’ve been to Zion three times and always end my trip on the Pa’rus trail. But this year the trail offered more wildlife than previously. I spied this young mule deer grazing the grasses behind the steep red rock earth formations.

Late October is the best time to see Zion!


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