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Mount Carmel Tunnel & Zion’s East Side in Winter
Zion’s east side is often underappreciated and unvisited by many of the park’s visitors. That’s a shame because it’s a downright amazing jumble of all the stuff that makes Zion so impressive. But I’d suggest, there’s no better time than wintertime to appreciate the scenery that awaits beyond the big tunnel. You see, the east side is at a higher elevation than the valley and Springdale, which means if you’re getting soaked with rain in town, there’s a good chance you’ll see some snow up here. Zion National Park is located in southwest Utah, about an hour east of St. …