From the publishers of the Las Vegas Review Journal:
Ah, the off-season at Zion National Park: Fall temperatures are crisp, the air pure and the silence welcome.
Off-season visitors quickly discover the joys of exploring Zion when roads, trails, campgrounds and other facilities are not crowded. From December to March, Zion’s soaring landscape is transformed by snow, albeit light dustings.
Colder weather heavily frosts the high cliffs and ledges, creating a look of white icing on a multi-layered cake. Melting snow creates waterfalls, and mist rises from the river among the cliffs, visible through leafless trees. Freezing nighttime temperatures create delicate icy traceries in the shallows along the river and icicles where springs emerge.
For more, check out the full story in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.