Zion National Park is located in southwestern Utah near the city of Springdale. It is an American national park with a distinctive feature of the park with an area of 229 square miles is the Zion Canyon. Zion National Park is 15 miles long and has a depth of up to 2,640 feet. The walls of the canyon are of reddish-brown Navajo sandstone, weathered by the northern fork of the Virgin River. The lowest point in the park is 3666 feet at Cape Kolpits, and the highest is 8,726 feet on Rancho Mountain.