Zion National Park News
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How does Zion National Park inspire you? How have you shared that inspiration with others? Share your inspiration with others through our Artist in Residence Program!
June 5, 2023 | 1:58 pm
How does Zion National Park inspire you? How have you shared that inspiration with others? Share your inspiration with others through our Artist-in-Residence Program!
Prepare for busy Memorial Day Weekend at Zion National Park
May 24, 2023 | 7:13 am
There is never a bad time to visit Zion, but if you plan to travel to the park during Memorial Day Weekend, the National Park Service (NPS) wants you to know what to expect.
Trail bridge closed near Zion Lodge in Zion National Park
May 23, 2023 | 11:55 am
During a routine inspection, National Park Service engineers assessed a trail bridge near Zion Lodge (Shuttle Stop #5). They found the bridge was shifting on its foundation. In response, the National Park Service closed the bridge.
Summer shuttle service begins on May 21 in Zion National Park
May 18, 2023 | 1:59 pm
Zion National Park is ready for summer and increasing shuttle service on Sunday, May 21. Every year, the National Park Service (NPS) adjusts shuttle schedules and campground availability to reflect the seasons.
Swift water rescuers pull one person from Virgin River in Zion National Park
April 28, 2023 | 8:07 pm
Around 1:15 p.m. on Friday, April 28, visitors reported to a Zion National Park Ranger that a person was in the Virgin River holding onto a log and calling for help. The ranger immediately contacted National Park Service emergency dispatchers who mobilized responders, including an ambulance from Hurricane Valley Fire District, to assist.
Zion National Park records second busiest year
April 28, 2023 | 8:41 am
Zion recorded 4,692,417 visits to the park in 2022, which is its second busiest on record. This is more than 200,000 greater than the total number of visits recorded in 2019.
Zion National Park shares Angels Landing Pilot Permit Program Application Best Practices
April 7, 2023 | 1:49 pm
Zion National Park is looking back on a successful year of issuing permits for hikers to visit Angels Landing.
Zion National Park maintenance staff respond to road damage
March 23, 2023 | 10:24 am
National Park Service staff are responding to rockfalls on Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and road damage on Kolob Canyons Road. These are the most recent of several similar but smaller events experienced along park roads and trails this winter.
Zion National Park shuttle service starts Saturday
March 10, 2023 | 10:56 am
Zion National Park is beginning shuttle service on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Every year, the National Park Service (NPS) adjusts shuttle schedules and campground availability to reflect the seasons. Here is what you need to know to plan your visit.
Do not disturb: It’s nesting season in Zion National Park
March 1, 2023 | 5:29 pm
Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting raptors in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1, 2023. These birds are especially sensitive to being disturbed while they nest. If disturbed, a nesting pair may abandon their nest site and not return until the following year. The closure date is based on National Park Service monitoring of arrival to nesting sites on cliffs in the park from 2001 to 2022.