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Temple of Sinawava Floor View, Zion National Park, Utah

This image follows closely on the previous one, which showed the Temple of Sinawava from and elevated view. In this image, the parking lot at the end of Zion Canyon Drive is featured, along with the scenic views from the lot.

Kodachrome Reproduction by Mike Roberts

The description states:

TEMPLE OF SINAWAVA

ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH

A natural amphitheater almost surrounded by vertical canyon walls, the Temple of Sinawava is located at the upper end of the highway in Zion Canyon. In the center of the circle stand two stone pillars, the altar and the pulpit.

–The cars shown in the image are from the late 1940s, but the card likely dates from the 1950s.

Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, Utah

This evocative name describes the semicircular canyon that encloses this area in Zion National Park. The Temple of Sinawava is the at the end of Zion Canyon Drive and the beginning of the Riverside Walk.

Kodachrome Reproduction by Mike Roberts

The description states: TEMPLE OF SINAWAVA ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH Located at the upper end of the highway in Zion Canyon, the Temple of Sinawava is ┬ánatural amphitheater almost surrounded by the vertical canyon walls. The canyon floor is flower-covered and shaded by giant cottonwood trees, and from this point an oil-surfaced foot path penetrates a mile farther up the canyon to the Narrows. –This card likely dates to the 1950s.

Zion National Park Lodge, Utah

This image is of the valley floor in Zion National Park, with the Zion Lodge building just visible in the lower right. The park itself is in the extreme lower left corner of the state.

Kodachrome Reproduction by Mike Roberts

The description states:

ZION LODGE

ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH

Operated by Utah Parks Co., Zion Lodge is located in the heart of Zion National Park. Here the visitor finds comfortable accommodations, delicious and wholesome food, outdoor sports including hiking, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, and sight-seeing in a canyon of unsurpassed beauty.

–This card likely dates from the 1950s.