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The Springdale – Zion Grocery Store Guide

Coming to Zion? You’ll need food. Don’t want to eat out all the time? You’ll need groceries. But sometimes groceries can be hard to find, so we’re here to help with the Ultimate Grocery Guide for Zion Goers. It’s not the sexiest topic, but it looks better the hungrier you get! SPRINGDALE Let’s start local. If you don’t want to bother stopping on the way to Zion, the local Sol Foods Market has you covered. Sol Foods has TWO locations in Springdale, the Downtown Supermarket and the Park Market and Restaurant near the Park entrance.The Downtown Supermarket is a full-service grocery store, complete with produce, deli, frozen foods, beer, and even DVD rentals. The Park Market caters more to hikers and campground residents; it has less conventional grocery selection, and more in the way of snacks, to-go beverages, and camping supplies. Park Market also features a self-serve restaurant (here’s the menu) with beautiful patio seating. Though Sol Foods has the local grocery market cornered, they are not your typical small-town lazy grocer. Sol Foods is really great about accommodating modern, health-aware diets with organic, gourmet, gluten-free, and other healthy options. In fact, Sol Foods has better health food options than some (but … Continue reading

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Upcoming “Intro to Canyoneering” at Henderson REI

If you live in the greater Las Vegas area, you might check out this intro presentation at the local REI. Hard to tell if it’s a slideshow, a workshop, or a a simple talk, but whatever it is, it will likely whet your appetite for canyon adventure. Bring a friend! From REI’s website: Description: Join REI Assistant Store Manager, Mike Harcarik as he introduces and takes the mystery out of this wonderful outdoor adventure. Come see the pictures, experience the beauty and fun, and learn about the basics; definitions and ratings, geography and where to go, equipment and clothing, skills and techniques, safety, and your local canyoneering adventures and resources. Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (PDT), 7/8/2010 Instructor: REI manager Mike Harcarik Group Size: 40

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