Hiking the Southwest Lowlands


The Southwest Lowlands is Zion's lowest-elevation region, making it brutally hot in during summer, but gorgeous fall through spring. The Lowlands region may be most famous for its spring wildflower display, as this area explodes with the colors of myriad blossoms each year, March through May. Outside spring, the Lowlands are a subtle, quiet area featuring mild trails along the foothills and low mesas beneath the spectacular mountains to the north. After a rain, the muddy Lowlands trails are great for tracking enthusiasts, as coyotes, mountain lions, racoon, mule deers, fox, and other mammals frequently leave sign here.

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