Body of 19-Year-Old Female Hiker Found at Bottom of 1,500-Feet Rock Tower in Zion National Park, UT

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angels landing, Zion national park, Utah
Angels Landing, Zion National Park, UT. Credit: Joshua Sukoff | Unsplash

Crews recovered a body, believed to be that of a missing hiker, on Thursday below Angels Landing, a 1,488-foot tall rock tower in Utah’s Zion National Park.

The hiker is believed to be a 19-year-old woman from Maine, who was reported missing on Wednesday. NPS investigators suspect the woman fell to her death.

angels landing, Zion national park, Utah
Angels Landing, Zion National Park, UT

The woman’s friend reported that she fell Wednesday night, according to KUTV. Officials said it was too dark to conduct a search, but by Thursday morning her body was recovered.

There have now been ten fatalities on Angels Landing since 2004.


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