House Sized Boulder Falls On Zion National Park Road

House Sized Boulder Falls On Zion National Park Road

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House Sized Boulder Falls On Zion National Park Road

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Boulder blocks road in Zion National Park

A boulder the sized of house fell onto Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, State Route 9, in Zion National Park shutting down the highway between Canyon Junction and the East Entrance. The rock fell after a flooding caused by a severe thunderstorm according to reviewjournal.com.  The park is working with a hazard geologist from the Utah Geological Survey to remove the rock safely and reopen the road.

*hazard geologist is sweet title to have.

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[images from thespectrum.com]

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