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Checkerboard Mesa, Zion National Park

#8 of 15 in Nature in Zion National Park
Mountain · Hidden Gem · Geologic Formation
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  • This was a highlight for our kids (ages 10 - 15). After doing the Scout's Lookout hike, we took the scenic route (toward the east) out of the park and stopped here. The kids didn't want to leave...  more »
  • The name of the mesa explains its appeal. There is a reddish and whiteish checkboard pattern. There is a nice parking area to pull off and observe/photograph. Don't make a special trip to see it, but....  more »
  • Coming from Hawaii we have nothing like this. Incredible rock formations. Well worth the $35 fee and the time.
  • What a start to the park when you come in from the east. Interesting features.
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