National Park News

Hiker Identified After Fall in Zion National Park

Zion National Park officials have learned the identity of the man who fell from the Angels Landing Trail on Friday March 3, 2017. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hikerid_3_6_17.htm

Hiker Dies after Fall in Zion National Park

The hiker’s identity and cause of death are still under investigation. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hikerdies_3_3_17.htm

Zion National Park Announces Schedule of 2017 Climbing Closures

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion will be temporarily closed beginning March 1, 2017 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbingclosures_2_28_17.htm

Zion National Park Holiday Weekend Expectations

Presidents Day Weekend starts with some trail closures and abbreviated Shuttle Schedule https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/presday2017.htm

Zion Canyon Shuttle Services to Resume

Zion National Park will resume shuttle service on special weekend dates beginning in February 2017. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/shuttle-services-resume.htm

Zion Canyon Scenic Drive Reopened after Rock Slide

Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is now open to the Temple of Sinawava. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/sd-reopened.htm

Road Closure at Zion due to Large Rock and Debris Slide

No injuries occurred; road closed until further notice. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zcsdrockfall_1_14_17.htm

Trail Closures at Zion due to Landslides and Erosion

Lower Emerald Pool Trail and part of Sand Bench Trail are closed. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/trail-closures-1-13-2017.htm

Zion Condor Chick Confirmed, Male Parent Dies

The presence of a California condor chick has been confirmed in the nest cave within Zion National Park, but the male parent (Condor 337) has died despite treatment for high levels of lead in his blood. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/condorchick2016.htm

Zion National Park Deferred Maintenance Statistics Released

Zion National Park has nearly $70 Million in Deferred Maintenance -- Part of the $11.49 Billion Deferred Maintenance Backlog across the National Park System https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/deferred-maintenance.htm