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Zion: The Complete Guide
This is James Kaiser’s new guide to Zion National Park. As with his other books, this one is a must purchase. It’s loaded with information on all facets of the park, along with lots of great color photography. You’ll find his books listed first on our pages for Acadia, Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, and Yosemite as well.Purchase from: Amazon
Utah’s National Parks
This book is a virtual anthology of the hiking trails in all five of Utah’s amazing national parks. Zion is of course included in that. Most people going to the region visit more than one of these parks at a time, and this book is the easiest way to cover it all. This book has hikes of all lengths. If shorter dayhiking is your sole interest, get the book below. Although it’s getting a bit dated now, we still use this book personally and recommend itPurchase from: Amazon
50 Best Short Hikes in Utah’s National Parks
This is the dayhike version of the book above, updated to a second edition by a new author. If your main concern is dayhiking, in any of Utah’s five national parks, this is the book to have. We use this book personally and recommend it.Purchase from: Amazon
Hiking Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks
This is Falcon’s offering for hiking Zion as well as nearby Bryce Canyon. While the books above are probably best if you intend to visit all of the Utah parks, this one is best if your hiking will only take you to Zion and Bryce Canyon. For the dayhike-only version, see below. We use this book personally and recommend it.Purchase from: Amazon
Best Easy Day Hikes Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks
This is the dayhike version of the guidebook above. It follows the familiar Falcon Guides format. While we favor the first two books listed, we also use this book personally and recommend it.Purchase from: Amazon
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