• Menu
  • Menu

Checkerboard Mesa

Zion National Park


Checkerboard Mesa is an aptly named mesa near the east entrance of Zion National Park with a pattern that resembles a checkerboard. This is a great spot to stop off on the Zion Mt Carmel Highway Scenic Drive to soak in the stunning desert views.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit checkerboard mesa is near sunset to watch the light sweep across the mesa.

Things to Note

Checkerboard Mesa is located near the East Entrance of Zion National Park about 45mins driving from Springdale.

Checkerboard Mesa | Zion National Park, Utah

Experience Zion in 8K

ZION is the culmination of nearly a month spent exploring Zion National Park during peak fall color. Filmed primarily in stunning UHD 8K.​


Explore more of Zion

> click for the ultimate guide <



National Park

> click for the ultimate guide <

Will Pattiz

Co-founder of More Than Just Parks. Husband. Conservationist. Currently living in NYC.

View stories
error: Content is protected !!