National Park News

Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Visitor Expectations

Construction Projects, Traffic Delays, Limited Shuttle Services, and Parking Constraints Await Holiday Visitors Coming to Zion. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/thanksgiving_2018.htm

Artist-In-Residence Selection Made For 2018

Each artist conducts two public presentations on their work and residency experience. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/air_2018.htm

Waste Removal Operation Will Close Angels Landing Trail And Scout's Lookout For Two Half Days In November

The operation to remove the waste requires the use of a helicopter, so safety precautions in the form of trail and road closures will be in effect. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wasteremoval_11_1_17.htm

Zion National Park Announces The Release Of The Finding Of No Significant Impact (FONSI) For Bighorn Sheep Management

The FONSI records the decision of the National Park Service, to partner with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, to manage the Zion desert bighorn sheep population. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fonsi_11_1_17.htm

Zion Plein Air Art Invitational, November 6 through 12, 2017

Forever Project welcomes 24 renowned artist to Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pleinair2017.htm

National Park Service Proposes Targeted Fee Increases at Parks to Address Maintenance Backlog

The National Park Service is considering increases to fees at highly visited national parks during peak visitor seasons. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/feeincrease_10_25_17.htm

Angels Landing and a Portion of West Rim Trail Will Close For One Week In October

Beginning October 2, through 6, 2017, Angels Landing Trail will Close For Maintenance https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/angels-landing-and-a-portion-of-west-rim-trail-will-close-for-one-week-in-october.htm

Zion National Park Programs And Operations Go To New Hours

Close Times at the Park Museum, Visitor Center, Ranger Led Programs, and Tunnel Operations Hours Change, beginning September 5, 2017 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zionfallhours_9_5_17.htm

Busy Holiday Weekend Expected For Zion National Park

Crowds Anticipated For Labor Day Weekend https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/labordayzion_8_30_17.htm

Visitor Use Management Plan Comment Period Extended

Public Review Of Preliminary Alternative Concepts Extended To Friday August 18, 2017. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/vump_extended_8_14_17.htm

Zion National Park Re-Opens Climbing Routes After Successful Peregrine Nesting Season

The Park thanks the climbing community for their cooperation through the 2017 breeding season. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/reopenclimbroutes.htm

Visitor Use Management Plan Alternatives Available For Review

Zion National Park's preliminary alternative Concepts ready for review and comment. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/visitor-use-management-plan-alternatives-available-for-review.htm

Kolob Terrace Road Maintenance To Begin July 25, 2017

Flaggers will delay traffic during project https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/ktr_7_10_17.htm

Fourth Of July Weekend Predicted To Be Very Busy In Zion National Park

Visitors Should Expect Parking to fill up Early, and Long lines for The Shuttles https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/foj_6_29_17_a.htm

No Significant Impact Findings for the South Entrance Monument Site Reconfiguration Project

The proposed project will move the monument approximately 28 feet east from its original location https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/semon_6_29_17.htm

Extreme Hot Weather Expected At Zion National Park

Visitors Should be Prepared for Very Hot Conditions Through Weekend https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/extreme-hot-weather-expected-at-zion-national-park.htm

Busy Day For Search And Rescue at Zion National Park

Simultaneous Search and Research (SAR), Incidents in Park Yesterday https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/sar_6_15_17.htm

Zion National Park Accepting 2018 Artist-In-Residence Applications

The Zion National Park Artist-In-Residence Program offers professional artists, of all disciplines, the opportunity to live and work in the Park for a period of one month https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/airapps_6_9_17.htm

Hiker Falls Descending Lady Mountain

Multiple Agencies Assist in Complex Rescue Operation https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hikerlm_6_7_17.htm

Body Identified in Zion National Park

Follow up from Thursday June 1, 2017, the body was recovered by Park staff. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bodyid_6_3_17.htm

Body Discovered in Zion National Park

Abandoned Vehicle leads to Missing Persons Search by Park Law Enforcement Rangers https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bdiscovered_6_3_17.htm

Impressions Of Zion Exhibit Opening June 9, 2017

Zion Human History Museum to Feature Works of Contemporary Impressionists https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zex_6_9_17.htm

Zion National Park Holiday Weekend Crowds Expected

Memorial Day Weekend tends to be one of Park's busiest weekends https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/holidaycrowd_5_23_17.htm

Zion Mount Carmel Highway Re-Opens For All Vehicles

Although sand and debris continue to fall, there is little chance for it to reach the roadway. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmchreopens_5_20_17.htm

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Closed due to Rock Debris Falling

Intermittent, and sometimes continuous rock debris falling near roadway https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmch_5_19_17.htm

Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Zion National Park; Campfires Prohibited in Zion Canyon

Restrictions Only Apply to Zion National Park; Other Public Lands Not Included https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fireres_5_18_17.htm

Hidden Canyon Trail to close on June 5, through September 1, 2017

This will be the third and final closure of Hidden Canyon to complete the project. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hcclosure.htm

Zion National Park Extends Invitation to Participate in Park Planning via Electronic Communications

Beginning June 1, 2017, the park will transfer to an electronic platform to distribute correspondence regarding park projects and associated compliance documents. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/parkplanelecom.htm

Prescribed Fire Planned in Zion National Park

The project may be postponed because of unfavorable weather conditions or lack of firefighting resources. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pxfire_4_16_17.htm

South Entrance Monument Site Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment

South Entrance Monument Site Reconfiguration Environmental Assessment Available for Review and Comment https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/south-entrance-monument-site-reconfiguration-environmental-assessment-available-for-review-and-comment.htm

2017 PLEIN AIR ART INVITATIONAL PLANS SET AND ARTISTS SELECTED

Zion National Park and the Zion National Park Foundation have finalized the dates, event locations and artists for the 2017 Plein Air Art Invitational. The week-long event starts on Monday November 6, 2017 and culminates on Saturday November 11, 2017 with the "Art-In-The-Park" Paint Out and Silent Auction event held on the grounds of the Zion Lodge. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2017-plein-air-art-invitational-plans-set-and-artists-selected.htm

Extended Hours Delayed at Zion Human History Museum and Visitor Center

Starting April 29, 2017, both the Zion Human History Museum and Zion Canyon Visitor Center will remain open daily until 6:00 p.m https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hoursdelyyed.htm

Lower Emerald Pool Trail Reopens To Visitors

Trail had been closed due to rockfall. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/leptreopens.htm

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 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

Artists-In-Residence2017 Selection

The artists were selected from a large pool of applicant https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/air2017.htm

South Entrance Monument Site Reconfiguration

Zion National Park is proposing to redesign the South Entrance Monument site https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/semonrcon.htm

Angels Landing Trail Closure, November 17, 2016

Park Rangers will be cleaning Angels Landing https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/al-closure-11_17_16.htm

Shuttles Run Weekends Only Through November 20

Shuttles will also be Operating November 24-26 before Closing for Season https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/november-shuttle.htm

The Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational is November 7-13, 2016

"Centennial Edition" Celebrating the Influence of Art in the Founding of the National Park Service https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pleinair2016.htm

Upcoming Public Scoping Meetings for Visitor Use Management Plan

Zion National Park welcoming input into management strategies https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/psmtg.htm

Final Phase of Waste Removal Project at Scout Lookout to be Rescheduled Again

Final Phase of Waste Removal Project at Scout Lookout to be Rescheduled Again https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/alrescheduled.htm

Zion National Park's Fall Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle Schedules Change September 25, 2016 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fallshuttle.htm

CCC Statue Dedication on Monday, September 26, 2016

Civilian Conservation Corps Remembered at Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/cccstatue.htm

Final Phase of Waste Removal Project at Scouts Lookout to be Rescheduled

The original plan was to remove the waste barrels on Thursday, September 22, but the project will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 27. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/alwasterescheduled.htm

Waste Removal Work to Briefly Close Scout Lookout, Angels Landing and the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

Hikers expecting to do Scout Lookout and Angels Landing should plan an alternative activity during these times. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/alwaste.htm

Multiple Search and Rescues End Busy Holiday Weekend at Zion

Labor Day Weekend Comes to a Close With Several Incidents https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/sarholiday.htm

Crowded Conditions Anticipated at Zion National Park September 2-5

Peak Visitation Expected for Labor Day Weekend https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/crowdedzion91916.htm

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Reopens in Zion National Park

Traffic through the park flowing once again following large rock fall https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmcopens.htm

Zion- Mount Carmel Highway Closed Due to Major Rock Fall

Severe thunderstorm also caused flash flooding at Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmcrockfall.htm

Tour of Utah Riding Through Zion National Park

Traffic Delays Expected August 1, 2016 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/tourutah.htm

Zion National Park BioBlitz- Where Dragonflies meet Citizen Scientists

Dragonflies can teach us about ourselves https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-bioblitz-where-dragonflies-meet-citizen-scientists.htm

Zion's condor chick confirmed, yet faces new challenges

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

Tour of Utah Cycling Through Zion National Park

A demonstration ride is scheduled for August 1, 2016 as part of Tour's Stage 1 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/tourutahzion.htm

Prescribed Fires Planned in Zion Canyon

These burns are planned to be ignited during the week of June 6-10, 2016. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pxburnzc.htm

Zion Anticipating Record Crowds Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend tends to be one of Park's Busiest Weekends https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/mday2016.htm

Prescribed Fires Planned in Zion Canyon

The locations of the burns are in the vicinity of Zion Lodge and near the main park visitor center https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pxfirezc.htm

Zion's Visitor Use Management Plan Public Listening Sessions

Park holding sessions on-line and in four surrounding communities https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/vump.htm

Upcoming Hidden Canyon Trail Closure

Work will occur June 6, 2016 through September 1, 2016. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hc_closure.htm

Condor pair likely incubating an egg in Zion National Park

A pair of California condors appear to be nesting again in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/condoregg.htm

Zion Celebrates National Park Week

National Park Week is April 17 - 24, 2016 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/nosweek.htm

Zion National Park Announces Climbing Closures for Bridge Mountain

The west side of Bridge Mountain is being added to the list of cliffs temporarily closed for the protection of nesting wildlife. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bridgemtclosure.htm

Name Released of Climber Fatality in Zion National Park

The name of the climber who died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, after falling in Zion National Park has been released. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbermame_3_15_16.htm

Climber Dies after Fall in Zion National Park

On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 9, 2016, a rock climber died after falling from the Moonlight Buttress route in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climber-fatality.htm

Zion National Park Announces 2016 Schedule of Climbing Closures

Climbing closures in Zion National Park begin on March 1, 2016 to protect peregrine falcon nesting areas. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbingclosures2016.htm

Crowded Conditions Anticipated at Zion National Park February 13-15

Peak Visitation Expected for President's Day Weekend https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/crowds-anticipated-this-weekend.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

2016 Zion Plein Air Art Invitational Call for Artists

November 7-13, 2016, Zion National Park and the Zion National Park Foundation will host the 2016 Zion Plein Air Art Invitational. Applications from interested artists will be accepted now through Monday, February 8, 2016. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2016-plein-air-call-for-artists.htm

Zion National Park, State of the Park Report

The NPS is developing these reports to assess the overall status and trends of each park's resources and will use this information to improve park priority setting and to communicate complex park condition information to the public. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/state-of-park.htm

2016 Zion National Park Artists-in-Residence

Artists will immerse themselves in the beauty and wonders of Zion translating their experiences in the park into their art. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/air2016.htm

Upcoming Trail Work will Affect Popular Hikes

Observation Point, Hidden Canyon, and East Rim will be impacted December 9-10. Angels Landing, Kayenta, and West Rim will be detoured December 16-17 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/trailwork12_15.htm

November 18 Kolob Terrace Road Construction Update

Travel may be reduced to single lane traffic in construction areas, please use caution and low speeds while traveling. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/kolob-terrace-road-construction-update.htm

Short intermittent closures in the Zion-Mt Carmel tunnel scheduled for November 18, 2015

Park staff will be conducting a project evaluation during this time. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/tunnelclosure_11_15.htm

Two Week Trail Closure on the Grotto Trail

Two Week Trail Closure on the Grotto Trail Grotto Trail temporarily closed for water main replacement. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/grottoclosure.htm

Kolob Terrace Road Construction Update

Road opens to traffic with delays. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/ktroadupdate_10_29_15.htm

Zion National Park Beginning Construction of a Watermain Replacement Project

Visitors Should Expect Lane Closures at South Entrance October 20-23, 2015 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/waterproj.htm

Crowded Conditions Anticipated at Zion National Park October 15 - 18

Peak Visitation Expected for Utah Education Association (UEA) Weekend https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/ueazion.htm

Canyoneering Fatality in Not Imlay Canyon in Zion National Park

Not Imlay is a strenuous, challenging technical canyon route with multiple long rappels. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/canyoneeringfatality_notimlay.htm

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Reopens in Zion National Park

Traffic Through the Park Flowing Once Again https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/rockfall-roadreopens.htm

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Remains Closed After Major Rock Fall

Highway between the East Entrance and the Tunnel to Open with Restrictions https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/eastsidehiwayreopens.htm

Zion- Mount Carmel Highway Remains Closed After Major Rock Fall

The road is expected to remain closed into the weekend. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmchighwayremiansclosed.htm

Zion- Mount Carmel Highway Closed Due to Major Rock Fall

Effective immediately the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway between Canyon Junction and the East Entrance is closed. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmchighwayclosed.htm

Zion National Park Releases Names of Keyhole Canyon Fatalities

Update on Flash Flood in Zion National Park's Keyhole Canyon https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/keyholeflashfloodsept17.htm

Last Missing Keyhole Canyon Canyoneer Found

Update on Flash Flood in Zion National Park's Keyhole Canyon https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/flashfloodkeyholeupdate.htm

Search Continues in Zion National Park, One Still Missing

Update on Flash Flood in Zion National Park's Keyhole Canyon https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/keyholeflashflood.htm

Four Fatalities Confirmed in Zion National Park, Three Still Missing

Update on Flash Flood in Zion National Park's Keyhole Canyon. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/four-fatalities-confirmed.htm

Press Conference Scheduled

Regarding the Keyhole Canyon fatality incident. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pc_scheduled.htm

Three Canyoneering Fatalities, Four Others Missing in Zion National Park

Flash flood in Keyhole Canyon after heavy rainfall https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/keyhole_9_15_15.htm

Upcoming Trail Closures on West Rim Trail

Bridge Work will Affect Angels Landing Trail https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wrclosure.htm

Every Kid in a Park Launches at all National Park Sites

All fourth grade students can earn a free Annual Pass to experience their public lands and waters in person throughout the 2015-2016 school year. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/kidpark.htm

Heaps Canyon Fatality Name Released

Heaps Canyon is a strenuous, challenging, technical canyon with an approximate 3000 foot descent. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fatalityname.htm

Canyoneer Fatality in Heaps Canyon

Heaps Canyon is a strenuous, challenging technical canyon with an approximate 3000 foot descent. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fatalityheaps7_11_15.htm

Cathedral Fire Burning in Zion / West Rim Trail Closed from The Grotto to Cabin Spring

The Cathedral wildfire is currently burning in Zion National Park. The lower portion of the West Rim Trail is temporarily closed due to falling debris, so there is no access to Angels Landing at this time. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/cathedral-fire.htm

Updated Kolob Terrace Road Construction Schedule

This major reconstruction project began in March of this year and significant progress has been made. Expected completion is December 11, 2015. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/updatedktroadschedule.htm

Local National Parks (Zion, Bryce, and Cedar Breaks) will be Increasing Fees

In order to fund important maintenance and improvement projects within the parks, several local National Park Sites will be raising fees. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/npfeeincrease.htm

Zion National Park Accepting 2016 Artist-in-Residence Applications

The Zion National Park Artist in Residence program offers professional artists the opportunity to live and work in the majestic desert environment of southern Utah for a period of one month. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/air_2016_applicants.htm

Tourism to Local National Parks (Zion, Bryce, Cedar Breaks and Pipe Spring) creates more than $433 Million in Economic Benefits

Report shows visitor spending supports nearly 5,000 jobs in local economy https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/localparksecoben.htm

Zion National Park Celebrates National Park Week with Fee Free Days and Several Special Events

Zion National Park will join other National Parks throughout the country in celebrating National Park Week from Saturday, April 18 to Sunday, April 26 with several events. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/nationalparkweek2015.htm

Southwest Utah Public Health Department and National Park Service Investigate Confirmed Case of Tuberculosis at Zion National Park

Southwest Utah Public Health Department and the National Park Service believe there is no risk to the public and encourage visits as usual to Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/tbatzl.htm

Updated Times for 3-D Laser Scanning of Zion Tunnel will Result in Short Intermittent Closures on Weekdays between March 12 and 27

Visitors through the tunnel should expect 20-30 minute delays due to tunnel closures on weekdays between March 12 and 27, 2015. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/updatedtunnelclosure.htm

Zion Canyon Visitor Center Closes 3/9-14/15; Museum Opens 3/9/15; Shuttle System Starts 3/15/15

Due to unforeseen delays in construction, Zion National Park is closing the Visitor Center temporarily and moving most operations over to the Zion Human History Museum. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/marchopenings2015.htm

3-D Laser Scanning of Zion Tunnel will Result in Short Intermittent Closures on Weekdays between March 12 and 27, 2015

Three-dimensional laser scanning of the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel will result in 20-30 minute closures on weekdays between March 12 and March 27, 2015. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/tunnel-scanning-closures.htm

Zion National Park Announces Schedule of Climbing Closures

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1, 2015. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2015climbingclosures.htm

Kolob Terrace Road Construction Schedule

The portions of the Kolob Terrace Road that run through Zion National Park are undergoing major reconstruction. Three-hour blocks of closures will begin March 2, 2015. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/kt-road-schedule.htm

President's 2016 Budget Includes Innovative Centennial Initiative for National Parks

President Obama's budget request for 2016 – the National Park Service's centennial year – includes $3 billion to help national parks meet their critical conservation, preservation, and recreation mission. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2016budget.htm

Semi-truck Gets Stuck in Zion Tunnel

Semi-trucks are not permitted to drive through the park because of the historic tunnel dimensions, tight turns to the tunnel's approach, narrow lanes, and wildlife. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/semi-tunnel-12-23-14.htm

Two of Three Wild-Hatched Condors Have Fledged

Program biologists from The Peregrine Fund and Zion National Park have confirmed that two California condor chicks have left their nests and taken flight in northern Arizona, but hopes of a third chick successfully reaching the fledgling milestone in southern Utah have been dashed by a lack of visual observation. The third chick was Utah's first wild-hatched condor chick. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/condorstatus.htm

Zion National Park Accepting Comments on Proposed Increase in Recreational Fees

Zion National Park and other National Park Service units that collect entrance fees and recreation fees from park visitors are beginning public engagement to seek comments on possible changes in park fees. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/feeproposal.htm

Pile Burning Planned in Zion National Park

Zion Fire Management is planning to burn debris piles in the Lava Point vicinity beginning Monday, November 24, if weather conditions allow. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pileburnplanned.htm

Zion Celebrates Native American Heritage Month with Paiute Yucca Demonstration

This program will highlight the incredible variety of uses and traditions associated with yucca. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/paiute-yucca-demonstration.htm

The Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational is November 3-9, 2014

Artists will be painting at several locations throughout the park as well as holding demonstrations on the back porch of the Zion Human History Museum https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2014pleinair.htm

2013 Conviction at Zion National Park Serves as a Reminder to Commercial Photography Guides

Zion National Park reminds guiding companies that they need a Commercial Use Authorization to lead groups into the park and that under no circumstances can commercial businesses lead groups into the park's Wilderness. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zionreminderguides.htm

Climbing Fatality Name Released

The cause of the incident is currently under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff's Office in cooperation with the National Park Service. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbingfatalitynamed.htm

Climber Dies after Fall at Zion National Park

This is the fourth fatal accident in the park for 2014 and the eighth climbing fatality since 1983. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climberfatality.htm

Zion National Park Announces its 2015 Artists-in-Residence

These artists were selected from a large pool of applicants representing a broad spectrum of art forms https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2015airannounced.htm

Zion National Park Releases Name of Deceased Hiker

The name of the deceased hiker that was found by park rangers yesterday in the Zion Canyon Narrows in has been identified. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/deceasedhikernamed.htm

Body of Overdue Hiker Found in Zion Narrows

The name of the deceased is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hikerfoundnarrows.htm

Some Zion National Park Roads Reopen After Flooding

Kolob Canyons Scenic Drive and State Route 9 in the park remains closed due to flood damage. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/roadclosureupdate.htm

Zion National Park Roads Temporarily Closed Due to Flooding

Zion National Park roads are currently closed due to flooding from heavy rains this morning. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/parkroadstemporarilyclosed.htm

Las Vegas Students Experience Zion National Park Thanks to Concrete to Canyons Program

Over the next five weeks, 110 elementary students from Las Vegas are participating in a three-day, two-night experience at Zion National Park called Concrete to Canyons. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/concretetocanyons.htm

Jeff Bradybaugh Returns to Zion National Park as Site Manager

This marks the return to Zion National Park for Bradybaugh, having previously served there as the chief of resource management and research. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bradybaughzionsupt.htm

Trail Closures on East Rim Extended until October 2, 2014

Following two major rain events this month, Zion National Park is forced to push back the weekday reopening of the East Rim Trail from September 19th to October 3rd. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/ertrailclosureextended.htm

Zion Fully Reopens Following Major Flooding Event

Water levels on the Virgin River in Zion National Park rose from 174 cubic feet per second (cfs) to 4,790 cfs in a matter of hours today. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-fully-reopens.htm

Tourism to Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Pipe Spring National Monuments Created $175.5 Million in Economic Benefit in 2013

That spending supported 2,155 jobs in the local area. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zioncebrpispecobenefit.htm

Injured Canyoneer Short-Hauled from Imlay Canyon

Zion Search and Rescue worked to reach an injured hiker in Imlay Canyon and brought him out safely for medical attention. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/rescue_imlay.htm

Biologists Catch First Glimpse of Condor Chick in Utah

Biologists from several agencies and groups have focused their attention on a remote rock cavity at Zion National Park. Inside the cavity, the biologists were hoping a pair of California condors had hatched an egg. Their hopes were realized on June 25 when a condor chick made its first appearance on the edge of the nest. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/condor-chick-in-znp.htm

Zion National Park to Increase Drunk Driving Enforcement over the Holiday Weekend

Zion National Park will enhance the enforcement of impaired driving over the Fourth of July weekend through expanded DUI checkpoints and increased road patrols. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/drunkdrivingenforcement.htm

Zion National Park Solicits Concession Proposals for Guided Interpretive Horseback Rides in Park

The new 10-year concession contract is anticipated to take effect January 1, 2015. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/znp_horse_concessions.htm

Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Zion National Park;

Campfires prohibited in Watchman and South Campgrounds https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zionfirerestrictions2014.htm

Utah's First Condor Chick? Could Be the First in the State Since Reintroduction

Wildlife conservation and public land management agencies optimistically reports that a California condor has apparently hatched in the wild in the state of Utah for the first time since the population was released. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/condorchick.htm

Zion National Park Received Record Visitation for Memorial Day Weekend

Zion National Park received a record number of visitors for the 2014 Memorial Day weekend. Over the four-day weekend, visitation was approximately 80,000, representing a 20 percent increase over 2013. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/memorialday2014.htm

Zion National Park Accepting 2015 Artist-in-Residence Applications

Four artists will be selected for two spring and two fall residency slots https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/air-apps2015.htm

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant Awarded to Zion National Park and Pipe Spring National Monument

Zion and Pipe Spring are partnering with Utah Clean Cities Coalition (UCCC) to replace three petroleum-powered fleet vehicles with two plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and one all-electric vehicle. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/afuelgrantzionpisp.htm

Lower Emerald Pool Trail Closed Thursday, May 22, for Trail Repairs

Visitors will still be able reach the Lower Emerald Pool by hiking the Kayenta Trail https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/lepoolclosedmay22.htm

Two Zion National Park Rangers Receive Valor Awards

In recognition of their quick actions and willingness to place themselves in positions of danger in an effort to save the life of another, Zion National Park Rangers Craig Thexton and Therese Picard are receiving Department of Interior Valor Awards https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-rangers-receive-awards.htm

Drone Harasses Bighorn Sheep at Zion National Park

Rangers have seen a large increase in the use of drones within the park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/droneharassesbhs.htm

Trail Closures on East Rim, Observation Point and Hidden Canyon Trails in Summer, 2014

Trail work will begin in early June. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/trail-closures-2014.htm

Zion National Park BASE Jumper Recovered and Identified

At approximately 11:00 am, March 25, 2014, a Search and Rescue (SAR) team consisting of members from Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, and several volunteer climbers recovered a BASE jumper's body from the West Temple area. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/basejumperrecovered.htm

Second BASE Jumping Fatality at Zion National Park

This is the second BASE jumping fatality in Zion in just over a month. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/secondbasejump.htm

Zion Canyon Scenic Drive Traffic Control during the Last Three Weekends of March

Zion National Park's shuttle bus system does not begin operation until April 1, 2014. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/traffic-control-march.htm

Zion NP, Cedar Breaks NM and Pipe Spring NM Tourism Creates $193 Million in Local Economic Benefit

Report shows visitor spending supports 2,394 jobs in local economy https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/parks-economic-benefit.htm

Bicyclist Seriously Injured after Eight Attempt to Illegally Bicycle Through Zion Tunnel

A group of eight bicyclists from Salt Lake City attempted to illegally bicycle through the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park. Two of the bicyclists hit the tunnel wall and crashed. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bicyclistinjured.htm

Zion National Park Announces 2014 Schedule of Climbing Closures

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1, 2014, in order to protect the nesting success of this bird which is in recovery from endangered species status. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbingclosures2014.htm

Zion National Park Announces Approval of River Management Plan

Zion National Park is pleased to announce the completion of the Virgin River Comprehensive Management Plan and the signing of the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), providing protection for 144 miles of designated wild and scenic rivers within Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/riverplan.htm

Waste Removal Work to Briefly Close Scout Lookout, Angels Landing and the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

Zion National Park will temporarily close access to Scout Lookout and Angels Landing between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 20 and Monday, February 24, 2014 for a waste removal operation. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wasteremoval.htm

Artist-in-Residence to Present at Canyon Community Center in Springdale, Utah

Landscape photographer and Zion National Park Artist-in-Residence, Rick Braveheart, will present on his residency experience at 7:00 pm on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the Canyon Community Center in Springdale, Utah. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/braveheartpresentation.htm

Zion National Park and UDWR to Manage Bighorn Sheep

Zion National Park, in conjunction with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (UDWR), proposes to perform management actions on desert bighorn sheep within the park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bighornsheep.htm

BASE Jumper Fatality at Zion National Park

A BASE jumper died from a failed jumping attempt off Mount Kinesava on Saturday, February 8, 2014. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/basejumperfatality.htm

Zion National Park Announces its 2014 Artists-in-Residence

Four artists from around the country were selected to serve in 2014 as Artists-in-Residence in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2014airartists.htm

Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational Underway

The Zion National Park Foundation is hosting 24 artists for a week of creativity and inspiration in Zion National Park, today through November 11, 2013. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/plein-air-art-underway.htm

Zion National Park Postpones Closing Pa'rus Trail until December 2, 2013

Originally slated for next week, a change in the irrigation system construction schedule has enabled the park to leave the trail open longer. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/paruspostponed.htm

Zion National Park's Late Fall Shuttle Schedule

Striking fall colors, beautiful weather, and fewer crowds make it a great time to visit the park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion_latefallschedule.htm

Zion National Park to Construct a New River Irrigation System

During the first phase, which is expected to be completed in April 2014, a half-mile section of the Pa'rus Trail will be closed. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-new-irrigation-system.htm

Concrete to Canyons: Engaging Las Vegas Youth in the Zion Wilderness

Thanks to a generous grant from National Park Foundation and Zion National Park Foundation, Zion National Park will be hosting 25 fifth-grade students from Rainbow Dreams Academy in Las Vegas for their first camping experience. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/lasvegasyouthinzion.htm

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Reopens

Road crews continue to stabilize the road. During that work, drivers should expect one-way traffic and up to 15 minute delays. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmchighwayreopens.htm

Zion National Park Hosts a Volunteer Astronomer

While in the park, volunteer astronomer Scott Spence will conduct informal day and night viewing sessions using solar-scopes and telescopes. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/vip_astronomer.htm

Zion- Mt. Carmel Highway Closed Due to Flooding

The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway on the east side of Zion National Park, between Canyon Junction and the East Entrance, is closed to vehicles effective immediately. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-mtcarmelhighwayclosed.htm

Zion National Park's Red Roads Get Repaved

Access to the Temple of Sinawava will be closed Wednesday, September 18, and park shuttles will go no farther than Big Bend that day. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zionroadrepaved.htm

Canyoneer Dies from Fall in Zion's Subway

The Left Fork of North Creek is a popular canyoneering route, accessible only with a wilderness permit. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fatalfallsubway.htm

Successful Nighttime Search and Rescue in Behunin Canyon

On September 2, park rangers were notified of a serious fall in Behunin Canyon, a difficult, nine hour canyoneering route above the Emerald Pools. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/sarbehunin_9_4_13.htm

Transportation Study at Zion National Park

Zion National Park is initiating a transportation study to evaluate the current in-park shuttle system and provide the park with visitor use data along the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/ziontransstudy.htm

Free Lecture "Glen Canyon and the Colorado River: An Evolving Cultural Resource in the American West" on Thursday, August 29 at the Canyon Community Center in Springdale

Focusing on Glen Canyon and the Grand Canyon, this lecture will explore the ecological, economic, and social importance of the Colorado River https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/glca-coriver-lecture_august-29-at-canyon-cc.htm

Virgin River Management Plan Open House Sessions

The public is invited to participate in open house sessions where park and BLM staff will be available to provide information on the proposed plan, answer questions, and take comments. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/vr_mgnt-plan-oh-sessions.htm

Fire Restrictions to be Lifted in Color County

Due to recent rainfall associated with the monsoon weather pattern and the subsequent reduction in the risk of wildfire, all fire restrictions currently in effect in Southwest Utah and Northwest Arizona have been lifted. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/firerestrictionslifted2013.htm

Virgin River Management Plan Open for Public Comment

The plan addresses management and protection of those river segments that were added to the National Wild and Scenic River System in 2009. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/vr_mngt_plan_comment.htm

Interagency SAR Team Responds to Two Accidents in the Same Canyon over Three Days

The rescue was a success due to the resources and cooperation of all agencies involved. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/sar_respondstwice_7_5_13.htm

Zion National Park to Increase Drunk Driving Enforcement over the Holiday Weekend

Zion National Park rangers wish for all visitors to have a safe and enjoyable July Fourth Holiday. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/dd_enforcement_6_29_13.htm

Free Lecture "Paving the Way to Zion" on Thursday, June 20 at the Canyon Community Center in Springdale

Join John Clark, artist and author of "Opening Zion," as he uncovers the fascinating history of early tourism in Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/paving-the-way.htm

Clear Trap Prescribed Burn

Zion National Park Fire Management Officials plan to ignite the 654 acre Clear Trap Prescribed Fire (Rx) on Monday, May 20, 2013. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/clear-trap-prescribed-burn.htm

Free Lecture "Mormonism in the 19th-Century American Mind" on Thursday, May 16 at Zion Canyon Community Center

The lecture is free and open to the public. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/free-lecture-mormonism_may_16.htm

Zion National Park Accepting 2014 Artist-in-Residence Applications

Four artists will be selected for two spring and two fall residency slots. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/air_apps_2014.htm

Zion NP, Cedar Breaks NM and Pipe Spring NM Tourism Creates Nearly $160 Million in Local Economic Benefit

A new National Park Service report shows that visitors to Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Pipe Spring National Monument spent $159,975,000 in communities surrounding the parks. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion_cebr_pisp_economicbenifit.htm

Sore Mouth Disease Suspected in Zion National Park Bighorn Sheep Population

Sore Mouth Disease (also known as contagious ecthyma) is thought to be responsible for the illness observed among the bighorn sheep population at Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/soremouthdiseasesuspectedinbighornsheeppopulation.htm

Shuttle System Resumes Operation in Zion National Park

This marks the fourteenth year of operation for the shuttle system in Zion National Park and Springdale, Utah. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/shuttleresumes2013.htm

Zion National Park Announces Schedule of Climbing Closures

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1, 2013 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2013-climbing-closures.htm

Conviction for Operating a Commercial Business in Zion National Park

All commercial activities require a Commercial Use Authorization from Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/conviction-for-operating-a-commercial-business-in-zion-national-park.htm

New Zion National Park Annual Pass Available

The 2013 Zion National Park Pass is now available and can be purchased as a gift ahead of the New Year. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/newzionannualpass.htm

Entrance Fees to Be Waived at Zion National Park for Veterans Day Weekend, November 10 to 12.

This weekend, Zion National Park Foundation is hosting "In the Footsteps of Thomas Moran" Plein Air Artist Invitational. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/entrance-fees-to-be-waived-at-zion-national-park-for-veterans-day-weekend-november-10-to-12.htm

Zion National Park Announces its 2013 Artists-in-Residence

Current Artist-in-Residence Leads Talk at Zion Lodge Thursday Evening, November 8 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-its-2013-artists-in-residence.htm

"In the Footsteps of Thomas Moran" Plein Air Art Invitational at Zion November 4 to 12, 2012.

Artists will be painting at several locations throughout the park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/in-the-footsteps-of-thomas-moran-plein-air-art-invitational-at-zion-november-4-to-november-12-2012.htm

Climber Dies in Fall at Zion National Park

The second fatal accident in the park for 2012 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climber-dies-in-fall-at-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park Announces Late Fall Schedule

Weekend Shuttle Bus Service, Visitor Center Hours, and Guided Horseback Riding Updates https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-late-fall-schedule.htm

Rangers Rescue Two Overdue Canyoneers at Zion National Park

The successful conclusion to the search was in part because the hikers had obtained a backcountry hiking permit. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/rangers-rescue-two-overdue-canyoneers-at-zion-national-park.htm

Celebrate National Public Lands Day with Fee Free Day at Zion National Park and Pipe Spring National Monument

In celebration of this event, both Zion National Park and Pipe Spring National Monument will waive entrance fees. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/celebrate-national-public-lands-day-with-fee-free-day-at-zion-national-park-and-pipe-spring-national-monument.htm

Canyoneering Fatality Victim at Zion National Park Identified

The person who died while canyoneering in The Subway has been identified. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/canyoneering-fatality-victim-identified.htm

Fatality in Zion National Park's Subway

A canyoneering fatality was located in The Subway in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fatality-in-subway.htm

Hidden Canyon Trail Closed in Zion National Park

The Hidden Canyon Trail will remain closed until further notice. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/hidden-canyon-trail-closed-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park Cabin Stabilization Project- Historic Preservation in Wilderness

This week Zion National Park is embarking on a unique project to stabilize two log cabins within its designated wilderness. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-cabin-stabilization-project-historic-preservation-in-wilderness.htm

Parking Lot Reduced at the Middle Fork of Taylor Creek Trailhead in Zion National Park

If the fences do not achieve a reduction in overcrowding, other methods will be considered, such as creating a permitting system. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/parking-lot-reduced-at-the-middle-fork-of-taylor-creek-trailhead-in-zion-national-park.htm

New Harmony Fire Closes Kolob Section of Zion National Park

The Kolob Scenic Drive and Visitor Center have been closed. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/new-harmony-fire-closes-kolob-section-of-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park to Step Up Drunk Driving Enforcement over the Holiday Weekend

Expanded DUI checkpoints and increased road patrols https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-step-up-drunk-driving-enforcement-over-the-holiday-weekend.htm

Clear Trap Rx Cancelled

Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth announced that Park Fire Management Officials have decided to cancel the Clear Trap Prescribed Fire (Rx). https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/clear-trap-prescribed-fire-cancelled.htm

Clear Trap Rx

Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth announced that Park Fire Management Officials plan to ignite 654 acres of the Clear Trap Prescribed Burn Unit (Rx) on Saturday, May 12, 2012. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-ignite-clear-trap-prescribed-burn.htm

Highway and Tunnel Dedication

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) President, Andrew W. Herrmann and Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth will host a dedication ceremony designating the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway and Tunnel as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-mt-carmel-highway-and-tunnel-honored.htm

Clear Trap Rx

Zion National Park Fire Management Officials plan to ignite the 654 acre Clear Trap Prescribed Fire (Rx) sometime during the week of April 23, 2012. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/clear-trap-prescribed-fire-planned-in-zion.htm

award

A California man recently received an award for bravery for his actions in saving the life of a hiker in Zion. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/citizen-receives-bravery-award-for-saving-life-on-angels-landing.htm

Shuttle Resumes Operation

The Zion National Park Transportation System will begin shuttle operations on Sunday, April 1, 2012 and provide daily service through Sunday, October 28, 2012. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/shuttle-system-resumes-operation-in-zion.htm

news release

Zion has changed its wilderness permit system to allow visitors to reserve last minute slot canyon day use permits via an online reservation system. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/changes-to-zion-wilderness-permit-system.htm

Irrigation System

Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth announces the completion of the environmental analysis for the upgrade to one of the park irrigation systems https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-announces-approval-of-the-irrigation-system-upgrade-project.htm

2012 Climbing Closures

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1, 2012. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2012-climbing-closures-announced.htm

Zion National Park Announces Approval of Kolob Terrace Road Rehabilitation Project

This approval followed a 30-day public review of the environmental assessment (EA) that analyzed the impacts of the rehabilitation and resurfacing project. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-approval-of-kolob-terrace-road-rehabilitation-project.htm

comfort stations

Zion National Park will begin construction of three new comfort stations in Watchman Campground on January 23, 2012. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/three-new-comfort-stations-for-watchman-campground.htm

winter schedule

Due to decreased visitation, some services will be reduced or ended for the winter season, announced Superintendent Jock Whitworth. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-winter-schedule-2011.htm

Zion National Park Seeks Public Comment on Irrigation System Upgrade Environmental Assessment

The proposed upgrade would decrease maintenance requirements for the open ditch system, decrease the use of culinary water for landscaping and increase the overall efficiency of the irrigation system. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-seeks-public-comment-on-irrigation-system-upgrade-environmental-assessment.htm

Zion National Park Announces Voluntary Weekend Shuttle Service in November

The park will offer voluntary shuttle service to the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive on Saturdays and Sundays through November, with expanded service over the Thanksgiving holiday. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-voluntary-weekend-shuttle-service-in-november.htm

Zion National Park Seeks Public Comment on Wilderness

The park is exploring possible adjustments to the permitting procedures to improve visitor services and experiences. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-seeks-public-comment-on-wilderness.htm

Zion Celebrates National Public Lands Day

Efforts associated with this annual event contribute to the beauty and restoration of parks and other open spaces where the public hike, bike, climb, and explore. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-celebrates-national-public-lands-day.htm

Clear Trap Prescribed Fire

Zion National Park Fire Management Officials plan to ignite the 654 acre Clear Trap Prescribed Fire (Rx) sometime during the period of September 26 - October 15, 2011. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/clear-trap-prescribed-fire-planned-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Kolob Terrace Road Rehabilitation Project

The proposed project would correct deficiencies in road conditions and related safety concerns https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-seeks-public-comment-on-proposed-kolob-terrace-road-rehabilitation-project.htm

Trails Reopened

All trails in the Kolob Canyons section of Zion National Park have been reopened for visitor use. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/trails-reopened-in-kolob-canyons-section-of-zion-national-park.htm

Toquerville Falls Fire

All trails in the Kolob Canyon section of Zion National Park have been closed due to threats from a wildfire in the area. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/trails-in-the-kolob-canyon-section-of-zion-national-closed-due-to-wildfire.htm

Zion National Park Increases Drunk Driving Enforcement

Zion National Park will join law enforcement agencies throughout the country to support Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, an intensive law enforcement campaign designed to combat impaired driving. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-increases-drunk-driving-enforcement.htm

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On August 22, the National Park Service will begin resurfacing a portion of the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/roadwork2011.htm

Zion National Park Seeks Comment on Proposed Irrigation

Zion National Park is seeking public input on a proposed plan to upgrade an irrigation system and diversion structure. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-seeks-comment-on-proposed-irrigation.htm

narrows reopen

The popular Zion Canyon Narrows (The Narrows) have reopened for visitor use to both day hikers and overnight campers. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-canyon-narrows-reopen-for-visitor-use.htm

Zion National Park to Increase Drunk Driving Enforcement over the Holiday Weekend

Park officials encourage those who choose to drink alcohol to drink in moderation and not drive. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-increase-drunk-driving-enforcement-over-the-holiday-weekend.htm

Zion National Park Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Kolob Terrace Road Rehabilitation Project

The park is beginning an environmental assessment to evaluate the potential impacts from the proposed rehabilitation of the Kolob Terrace Road found within the park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-seeks-public-comment-on-proposed-kolob-terrace-road-rehabilitation-project.htm

Zion National Park Announces Weekly Drop-in Volunteer Program

Volunteerism is a wonderful way to help preserve Zion National Park while sharing an enjoyable and rewarding experience. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-weekly-drop-in-volunteer-program.htm

Prescribed fires

Zion National Park will be implementing a series of four small prescribed fires totaling 50 acres this spring in Zion Canyon. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-canyon-prescribed-fires-2011.htm

Zion National Park Accepting Artist-in-Residence Applications for 2011-2012

Applications for the program are will be accepted through July 22, 2011. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-accepting-artist-in-residence-applications-for-2011-2012.htm

Zion National Park Announces Road Construction

Although delays of up to 30 minutes may affect travel between Zion Canyon and U.S. Highway 89, road closures are not expected and all visitor facilities within the park will remain open. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-road-construction.htm

subway closed

The upper portion of the Left Fork of North Creek (The Subway) route is currently closed until further notice due to a public safety stand down. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/upper-portion-of-the-subway-route-in-zion-national-park-temporarily-closed.htm

missing hikers found

Two hikers that were listed as missing in Zion National park have been found. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/missing-hikers-found-in-zion-national-park.htm

news release

Zion National Park is currently conducting a search for two missing hikers the Subway. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/search-continues-for-missing-hikers-in-zion-national-park.htm

news release

Zion National Park will join other national parks throughout the country in celebrating National Park Week from Saturday, April 16 to Sunday, April 24. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-celebrates-national-park-week.htm

shuttle service

The Zion National Park Transportation System will begin shuttle operations on Friday, April 1, 2011 and provide daily service through October 30, 2011. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-shuttle-service-resumes-for-2011.htm

visitor services

Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced the reopening of visitor facilities in Zion National Park for 2011. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-visitor-facilities-reopening-for-2011.htm

cliff climbing closures

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons at Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1, 2011. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2011-cliff-climbing-closures.htm

artist in residence

The National Park Service welcomes sculptor David Purcell as the new Artist-in-Residence at Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2011-artist-in-residence.htm

comfort stations

Zion National Park will begin the construction of two new comfort stations in Loops A and B of Watchman Campground on January 30, 2011. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/new-comfort-stations-for-watchman-campground.htm

News Release

Superintendent Jock Whitworth is pleased to announce the completion of a project to stabilize the historic Cable Mountain Draw Works in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/historic-cable-mountain-draw-works-stabilization-project-completed.htm

kolob vc

The Kolob Canyons Visitor Center will be temporarily closed for approximately two weeks while the building undergoes reconstruction. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/temporary-closure-of-kolob-canyons-visitor-center.htm

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Activities would have been legal had the appropriate commercial use authorization been obtained. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/tour-operator-pleads-guilty-to-operating-without-a-permit-in-zion-national-park.htm

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The section of the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway in Zion National Park damaged in the recent storm has been repaired and reopened https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-mount-carmel-highway-in-zion-national-park-reopens.htm

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The Zion Canyon section of Zion National Park reopened to the public on Thursday morning. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-canyon-reopens.htm

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The Zion Canyon Visitor Center will reopen at noon on Wednesday, December 22, to provide information to visitors. However, the park will remain closed pending an anticipated crest in the river in the late afternoon or early evening. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-closure-update.htm

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The park will be closed until the river level begins to drop and damage can be assessed. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-closed-until-further-notice.htm

road closure

A section of the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway within Zion National Park is temporarily closed due to a washout from the recent heavy rains. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/east-side-road-closure-in-zion.htm

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The project will occur on November 29 unless the weather prohibits it. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/five-hour-road-closure-in-zion-national-park.htm

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The Zion Canyon Visitor Center will be open on Thanksgiving Day. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/kolob-canyons-visitor-center-to-be-closed-thanksgiving-day.htm

Fee Fee Day for Veterans

This year Veteran's Day will again be celebrated as a fee-free day for all park visitors at National Park Service sites across the country. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fee-free-day-for-veterans.htm

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Shuttle service with extended hours and faster service will also be offered on Thanksgiving Day https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/voluntary-weekend-zion-shuttle-bus-service-available-in-november.htm

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Residents and travelers should expect short traffic delays over the next few weeks as crews complete the finishing touches on roadway. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/night-road-closures-in-zion-national-park-to-end-october-29.htm

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Zion law enforcement rangers remind everyone to remain safe and sober while driving at this time of year. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/enhanced-dui-enforcement-at-zion-this-halloween.htm

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Currently in the scoping phase of the planning process, the National Park Service is asking the public to identify issues and opportunities that should be addressed in the plan. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-begins-river-management-planning.htm

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The Friday nights of October 15 and October 22 will be added to the usual Sunday through Thursday night schedule for the Zion-Mt. Carmel Reconstruction Project. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/two-extra-nights-added-to-zion-construction-schedule.htm

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Trail improvement work will be done Monday, October 18 through Thursday, October 21. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/angels-landing-closures-extended-due-to-weather-delays.htm

Rescheduled Road Closure

The scheduled early closure of the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway within Zion National Park on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 has been postponed one day due to weather. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/earlier-road-closure-in-zion-national-park-rescheduled.htm

news release

The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway will close at 4 p.m. instead of 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/earlier-road-closure-in-zion-national-park-on-october-6.htm

news release

Starting Monday, October 4, 2010 Zion national Park will reinstate the special use fee for large vehicles to travel through the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-reinstate-tunnel-fees.htm

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A photovoltaic electrical generating system has been installed at park Headquarters https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-announces-completion-of-climate-friendly-project.htm

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The purpose of the Soundscape Management Plan is to protect and improve the soundscape at Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-announces-approval-of-the-soundscape-management-plan.htm

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National Public Lands day is on Saturday September 25, 2010 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-waives-entrance-fees-for-national-public-lands-day.htm

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Public Lands Day is on Saturday, September 25, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-seeking-volunteers-for-public-lands-day-projects.htm

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Start of a project to rehabilitate campsites and improve utilities in Watchman Campground https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-announces-campground-improvement-project.htm

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This opportunity will allow visitors and local residents a chance to take an active role in preserving their national park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-volunteer-opportunity.htm

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Angels Landing hiking route and all climbing routes on that rock formation will close for several days starting in mid-September. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/angels-landing-hiking-route-to-close-for-repairs.htm

News Release

Zion National Park today announced the continuation of an intensive and sustained crackdown on all who drive drunk in the park." https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-announces-enhanced-labor-day-dui-enforcement.htm

fire

A wildland fire is currently burning in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/subway-fire-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion Superintendent Temporarily Waives Tunnel Fees

Zion will temporarily waive the special use fee for oversize vehicles to travel through the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel. https://www.nps.gov/zion/zion-superintendent-temporarily-waives-tunnel-fees.htm

news release

The Zion National Park Soundscape Management Plan (SMP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) is available for a 30-day public review and comment period. https://www.nps.gov/zion/zion-soundscape-management-plan-available-for-review.htm

news release

Entrance fees to Zion National Park will be waived on Saturday and Sunday, August14 and 15. https://www.nps.gov/zion/fee-free-weekend-at-zion-national-park.htm

Body of Missing Hiker Found in Zion National Park

Searchers found the body of a missing hiker in Zion National Park at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 22. https://www.nps.gov/zion/body-of-missing-hiker-found-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park will be implementing a series of small, 3-20 acre prescribed burns this spring in Zion Canyon.

Zion National Park will be implementing a series of small, 3-20 acre prescribed burns this spring in Zion Canyon. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2010-zion-canyon-prescribed-fires.htm

The victim of a fall from Scout Lookout in Zion National Park has been identified.

The victim of a fall from Scout Lookout in Zion National Park has been identified. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/falling-victim-identified.htm

The two men whose bodies were located in Zion National Park on Monday, April 26, 2010 have been identified.

The two men whose bodies were located in Zion National Park on Monday, April 26, 2010 have been identified. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bodies-found-in-zion-identified.htm

Zion National Park received a report on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at approximately 4:20 p.m. that a woman fell from Scout Lookout. 

Zion National Park received a report on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at approximately 4:20 p.m. that a woman fell from Scout Lookout.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fatality-in-zion-national-park.htm

The body of a second man was found at approximately 1:40 p.m. on Monday April 26, 2010.

The body of a second man was found at approximately 1:40 p.m. on Monday April 26, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/searchers-find-second-body-in-zion-national-park.htm

The body of a male was found in the North Fork of the Virgin River near the Gateway to the Zion Narrows at approximately 9 a.m. on Monday, April 26, 2010.

The body of a male was found in the North Fork of the Virgin River near the Gateway to the Zion Narrows at approximately 9 a.m. on Monday, April 26, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/body-found-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the remaining 240 acres of the East Entrance Prescribed Fire during the period of April 16 - 20, 2010.

Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the remaining 240 acres of the East Entrance Prescribed Fire during the period of April 16 - 20, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2010-east-entrance-prescribed-fire.htm

National Park Week runs from April 17 through April 25.

National Park Week runs from April 17 through April 25. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-will-waive-entrance-fees-during-national-park-week.htm

Artist and educator Mark Graham chosen for April 2010 session.

Artist and educator Mark Graham chosen for April 2010 session. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-selects-april-artist-for-artist-in-residence-program.htm

Zion Mt-Carmel Highway Road Construction beginning in mid-May will temporarily close popular canyoneering routes on east side of Zion.

Zion Mt-Carmel Highway Road Construction beginning in mid-May will temporarily close popular canyoneering routes on east side of Zion. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/temporary-restrictions-on-permits-for-east-zion-canyons.htm

Major roadwork will occur in Zion National Park from approximately mid-May to October, 2010.

Major roadwork will occur in Zion National Park from approximately mid-May to October, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-road-project.htm

The Zion Canyon Transportation (Shuttle) System will resume operation on Thursday, April 1, 2010.

The Zion Canyon Transportation (Shuttle) System will resume operation on Thursday, April 1, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-shuttle-system-resumes-operation-for-2010.htm

Seven landscape paintings by famous artist Jim Jones will be on display.

Seven landscape paintings by famous artist Jim Jones will be on display. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-art-exhibition.htm

According to Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth, the park is beginning a Soundscape Management Planning and Environmental Assessment Process.

According to Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth, the park is beginning a Soundscape Management Planning and Environmental Assessment Process. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-begins-soundscape-planning.htm

Human History Museum opens on Saturday March 6th.

Human History Museum opens on Saturday March 6th. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-reopening-of-visitor-services.htm

Basic Search and Rescue Training class offered April 19-23, 2010 in Moab, Utah.

Basic Search and Rescue Training class offered April 19-23, 2010 in Moab, Utah. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2010-basic-search-and-rescue.htm

On Friday, February 19, over 40 volunteers and members of the Zion National Park staff participated in a Wilderness Work Day. 

On Friday, February 19, over 40 volunteers and members of the Zion National Park staff participated in a Wilderness Work Day.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-hosts-successful-wilderness-work-day.htm

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons at Zion National Park will be temporarily closed on March 1, 2010.

Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons at Zion National Park will be temporarily closed on March 1, 2010. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2010-cliff-climbing-closures.htm

Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced that a Zion National Park Centennial coin is onboard space shuttle Endeavor on its flight to the International Space Station.

Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced that a Zion National Park Centennial coin is onboard space shuttle Endeavor on its flight to the International Space Station. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-centennial-coin-onboard-space-shuttle-endeavor.htm

Zion National Park is pleased to announce the selection of Dennis Farris as the Artist-in-Residence for the February 2010 session.

Zion National Park is pleased to announce the selection of Dennis Farris as the Artist-in-Residence for the February 2010 session. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-selects-artist-for-artist-in-residence-program.htm

Zion National Park received a record number of visitors in 2009. Recorded visitation was 2,735,401, representing a 1.7 percent increase over 2008, the previous record year.

Zion National Park received a record number of visitors in 2009. Recorded visitation was 2,735,401, representing a 1.7 percent increase over 2008, the previous record year. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-received-record-visitation-in-2009.htm

A free BBQ is planned later that day at the Nature Center.

A free BBQ is planned later that day at the Nature Center. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-wilderness-work-day.htm

Zion National Park will be open every day during the holiday season, including Christmas and New Years Days.

Zion National Park will be open every day during the holiday season, including Christmas and New Years Days. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2009-holiday-schedule-for-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park is looking for volunteer birders to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count to be held on Saturday, December 19, 2009. 

Zion National Park is looking for volunteer birders to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count to be held on Saturday, December 19, 2009.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-looking-for-birders-to-participate-in-2009-national-audubon-society-christmas-bird-count.htm

Tammy Grunig, 50, of Pocatello, ID and St. George, UT fell to her death in Zion National Park on Friday, November 27, 2009.

Tammy Grunig, 50, of Pocatello, ID and St. George, UT fell to her death in Zion National Park on Friday, November 27, 2009. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/woman-falls-from-angels-landing-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park recently installed solar photovoltaic systems at the park's South and East Entrance Stations.

Zion National Park recently installed solar photovoltaic systems at the park's South and East Entrance Stations. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-installs-entrance-station-photovoltaics.htm

All National Park Service sites across the country, including Zion National Park, will offer free visitor admission in honor of U.S. veterans, active members of the U.S. armed forces and their families on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.

All National Park Service sites across the country, including Zion National Park, will offer free visitor admission in honor of U.S. veterans, active members of the U.S. armed forces and their families on Wednesday, November 11, 2009. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/entrance-fee-waiver-on-veterans-day-november-11.htm

All application material must be post marked by November 7, 2009

All application material must be post marked by November 7, 2009 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-artist-in-residence-program-application-deadline-extended.htm

Visitors are encouraged to park at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center and board a free shuttle bus

Visitors are encouraged to park at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center and board a free shuttle bus https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-offer-weekend-shuttle-bus-service-in-november.htm

On Saturday, October 17, an ultralight plane carrying two people crashed in Zion National Park. 

On Saturday, October 17, an ultralight plane carrying two people crashed in Zion National Park.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/ultralight-plane-crash-survivors-evacuated-from-zion-national-park.htm

Effective Tuesday, October 13 through October 24. 

Effective Tuesday, October 13 through October 24.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-tunnel-oversize-vehicle-escort-hours-to-change.htm

Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the 2,800 acre Pocket Mesa Prescribed Fire (Rx) sometime during the week of October 4th, 2009. 

Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the 2,800 acre Pocket Mesa Prescribed Fire (Rx) sometime during the week of October 4th, 2009.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-conduct-pocket-mesa-prescribed-fire.htm

According to Superintendent Jock Whitworth, Zion National Park plans to start ignition of a 150 acre prescribed fire at Lava Point during the week of September 27th, 2009. 

According to Superintendent Jock Whitworth, Zion National Park plans to start ignition of a 150 acre prescribed fire at Lava Point during the week of September 27th, 2009.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/prescribed-fire-planned-at-lava-point.htm

Saturday September 26, 2009

Saturday September 26, 2009 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-waives-entrance-fees-for-national-public-lands-day.htm

Rockfall had closed popular trail.

Rockfall had closed popular trail. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/weeping-rock-trail-reopened.htm

Join Zion National Park on September 26 for a Day of Service and Celebration

Join Zion National Park on September 26 for a Day of Service and Celebration https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-celebrates-national-public-lands-day.htm

The parking area had been closed to evaluate the effects the closure would have eliminating serious safety concerns for visitors and staff at this congested area. 

The parking area had been closed to evaluate the effects the closure would have eliminating serious safety concerns for visitors and staff at this congested area.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/canyon-overlook-trail-parking-lot-to-reopen.htm

The park will begin aerial application of herbicide and seeding and on approximately 4,600 acres of the 2006 Kolob Fire burned area starting on September 14, 2009.  

The park will begin aerial application of herbicide and seeding and on approximately 4,600 acres of the 2006 Kolob Fire burned area starting on September 14, 2009.   https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-limited-trail-closures-and-road-delays-for-aerial-herbicide-spraying-and-seeding-project.htm

Project will rehabilitate, restore and resurface approximately 9 miles of road from Canyon Junction to the East Entrance.

Project will rehabilitate, restore and resurface approximately 9 miles of road from Canyon Junction to the East Entrance. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-announces-approval-of-zion-mount-carmel-highway-rehabilitation-project.htm

Trail will remain closed indefinitely. 

Trail will remain closed indefinitely.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/rockslide-closes-weeping-rock-trail.htm

Dennis Fisher of Spanish Fork, UT pled guilty on August 17, to conducting an illegal guiding service within the boundaries of the park. 

Dennis Fisher of Spanish Fork, UT pled guilty on August 17, to conducting an illegal guiding service within the boundaries of the park.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/conviction-for-illegal-guiding-in-zion-national-park.htm

Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced that Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed on Tuesday, September 1 from 6 AM to Noon.

Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced that Angels Landing Trail in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed on Tuesday, September 1 from 6 AM to Noon. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/angels-landing-trail-to-be-temporarily-closed-on-september-1.htm

Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced that the temporary closure of the Canyon Overlook parking lot which began August 3, 2009 will be extended through September 13, 2009.

Superintendent Jock Whitworth has announced that the temporary closure of the Canyon Overlook parking lot which began August 3, 2009 will be extended through September 13, 2009. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/canyon-overlook-parking-area-closure-extended-two-weeks.htm

Zion Tunnel also closed from 5 pm to 8pm on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 for Centennial Tunnel Walk (registration full).

Zion Tunnel also closed from 5 pm to 8pm on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 for Centennial Tunnel Walk (registration full). https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/road-work-in-the-zion-tunnel.htm

Zion Tunnel also closed on August 25, 2009 from 6:30 am to 8 am for maintenance.

Zion Tunnel also closed on August 25, 2009 from 6:30 am to 8 am for maintenance. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-tunnel-to-close-for-three-hours.htm

Firefighters have fully contained the Cliff Fire that has been burning in Zion National Park and adjoining Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands.

Firefighters have fully contained the Cliff Fire that has been burning in Zion National Park and adjoining Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/cliff-fire-in-zion-national-park-fully-contained.htm

A wildfire that moved into the park on Wednesday, July 29 has forced the closure of the Kolob Canyons District of Zion National Park.

A wildfire that moved into the park on Wednesday, July 29 has forced the closure of the Kolob Canyons District of Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/cliff-fire-update.htm

A fast moving wildfire has forced the closure of the Kolob Canyons area of Zion National Park.

A fast moving wildfire has forced the closure of the Kolob Canyons area of Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wildfire-forces-closure-of-kolob-canyons.htm

Parking for Spry and Pine Creek canyoneering areas to be limited as well

Parking for Spry and Pine Creek canyoneering areas to be limited as well https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/canyon-overlook-parking-lot-to-temporarily-close.htm

A Century of Sanctuary

A Century of Sanctuary https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-celebrates-100-years.htm

A wildland fire is currently burning in the northern portion of Zion National Park.

A wildland fire is currently burning in the northern portion of Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wildfire-burning-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park will be offering free entry into the park on the weekends of June 20-21, July 18-19, and August 15-16, 2009. 

Zion National Park will be offering free entry into the park on the weekends of June 20-21, July 18-19, and August 15-16, 2009.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-offer-three-fee-free-weekends.htm

Registration Deadline is September 18, 2009.

Registration Deadline is September 18, 2009. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/employee-reunion-planned-for-zion-national-park.htm

The "Practice Cliffs" closure will take effect June 22, 2009.

The "Practice Cliffs" closure will take effect June 22, 2009. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-closes-some-climbing-routes.htm

The Zion license plate provides an opportunity for Utah residents to show their pride and support for Utah's most visited national park. 

The Zion license plate provides an opportunity for Utah residents to show their pride and support for Utah's most visited national park.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-license-plate-available.htm

Officials at Zion National Park have temporarily closed Middle Echo Canyon to recreational use due to recent incidents in which canyoneers have become stranded and required the assistance of park rangers to get them out. 

Officials at Zion National Park have temporarily closed Middle Echo Canyon to recreational use due to recent incidents in which canyoneers have become stranded and required the assistance of park rangers to get them out.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/middle-echo-canyon-temporarily-closed-to-canyoneering.htm

On March 30, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 which designated 124,406 acres as wilderness within Zion National Park.

On March 30, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 which designated 124,406 acres as wilderness within Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wilderness-designated-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park will be implementing a series of small prescribed burns this spring in Zion Canyon. The first of these burns is planned in the vicinity of the Zion Lodge in Zion Canyon on or after May 11th. 

Zion National Park will be implementing a series of small prescribed burns this spring in Zion Canyon. The first of these burns is planned in the vicinity of the Zion Lodge in Zion Canyon on or after May 11th.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/prescribed-fires-planned-in-zion-canyon.htm

If additional groups encounter significant difficulties, the Narrows will be closed for the remainder of the spring kayaking season and the park will re-consider how the activity is managed.

If additional groups encounter significant difficulties, the Narrows will be closed for the remainder of the spring kayaking season and the park will re-consider how the activity is managed. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-narrows-to-reopen-to-whitewater-kayaking.htm

Over the weekend of April 25th and 26th, 2009, Zion National Park rangers performed multiple boating rescues from the Zion Narrows and associated canyons.

Over the weekend of April 25th and 26th, 2009, Zion National Park rangers performed multiple boating rescues from the Zion Narrows and associated canyons. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-narrows-temporarily-closed-to-whitewater-boating.htm

Three hundred and twenty-five runners and walkers helped Zion National Park celebrate its Centennial by participating in the Centennial 10K Fun Run on Saturday, April 18

Three hundred and twenty-five runners and walkers helped Zion National Park celebrate its Centennial by participating in the Centennial 10K Fun Run on Saturday, April 18 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-centennial-fun-run-completed.htm

In July of 1873, Moran visited Zion Canyon while traveling with an expedition led by John Wesley Powell.

In July of 1873, Moran visited Zion Canyon while traveling with an expedition led by John Wesley Powell. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-opens-thomas-moran-exhibit.htm

Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the 300-acre East Entrance Prescribed Fire (Rx) sometime during the week of April 6, 2009.  

Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the 300-acre East Entrance Prescribed Fire (Rx) sometime during the week of April 6, 2009.   https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/east-entrance-prescribed-fire-planned-in-zion-national-park.htm

The resumption of the Zion Canyon Transportation (Shuttle) System signals the start of the 2009 visitor season in Zion National Park

The resumption of the Zion Canyon Transportation (Shuttle) System signals the start of the 2009 visitor season in Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/on-april-4th-shuttle-system-resumes-operation-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park and Southern Utah University faculty and students created and designed an exhibit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Zion National Park.

Zion National Park and Southern Utah University faculty and students created and designed an exhibit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-human-history-museum-hosts-suu-exhibit.htm

The person who fell to his death from Canyon Overlook in Zion National Park has been identified as Dave Brigham, 48, of Sussex, New Jersey. 

The person who fell to his death from Canyon Overlook in Zion National Park has been identified as Dave Brigham, 48, of Sussex, New Jersey.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/falling-fatality-victim-at-zion-national-park-identified.htm

Investigation continues.

Investigation continues. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/body-found-beneath-canyon-overlook-in-zion-national-park.htm

This year, Zion National Park will continue to keep popular climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons open one month longer than in the past.

This year, Zion National Park will continue to keep popular climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting peregrine falcons open one month longer than in the past. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-2009-schedule-of-climbing-closures.htm

Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth announced today that the number of visitors permitted to travel through the Spry Canyon canyoneering route will be increased by over 50% per day for the 2009 season. 

Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth announced today that the number of visitors permitted to travel through the Spry Canyon canyoneering route will be increased by over 50% per day for the 2009 season.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-raises-use-limits-in-spry-canyon.htm

Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth would like to remind park visitors that the off road use of snowmobiles in the park is strictly prohibited. 

Zion National Park Superintendent Jock Whitworth would like to remind park visitors that the off road use of snowmobiles in the park is strictly prohibited.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/off-road-snowmobile-use-prohibited-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park will be open every day during the holiday season, including Christmas and New Years Days. 

Zion National Park will be open every day during the holiday season, including Christmas and New Years Days.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2008-holiday-schedule-for-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park is currently accepting applications for the Spring Artist in Residence Program. 

Zion National Park is currently accepting applications for the Spring Artist in Residence Program.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-accepting-applications-for-spring-artist-in-residence-program.htm

Zion National Park is looking for volunteer birders to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count to be held on Saturday, December 20, 2008. 

Zion National Park is looking for volunteer birders to participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count to be held on Saturday, December 20, 2008.  https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-looking-for-birders-to-participate-in-national-audubon-society-christmas-bird-count.htm

Craig Forster, 55, of Salt Lake City, Utah, fell to his death while hiking in Zion National Park on Friday, November 28, 2008.

Craig Forster, 55, of Salt Lake City, Utah, fell to his death while hiking in Zion National Park on Friday, November 28, 2008. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/name-released-of-falling-fatality-victim-in-zion-national-park.htm

A 55 year old male fell to his death while hiking in Zion National Park on Friday, November 28, 2008.

A 55 year old male fell to his death while hiking in Zion National Park on Friday, November 28, 2008. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/falling-fatality-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park is beginning an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate the potential impacts from the proposed rehabilitation of the Zion Mt. Carmel Highway within the park.

Zion National Park is beginning an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate the potential impacts from the proposed rehabilitation of the Zion Mt. Carmel Highway within the park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/park-begins-environmental-assessment-for-zion-mt-carmel-highway.htm

U.S. Veterans to be Admitted Free-of-Charge to Zion National Park on Veterans Day, November 11

U.S. Veterans to be Admitted Free-of-Charge to Zion National Park on Veterans Day, November 11 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/us-veterans-to-be-admitted-free-to-zion-national-park-on-november-11.htm

Three Finger Mesa Prescribed Fire Update

Three Finger Mesa Prescribed Fire Update https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/three-finger-mesa-prescribed-fire-update.htm

Zion National Park to Offer November Shuttle Bus Service

Zion National Park to Offer November Shuttle Bus Service https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-offer-november-shuttle-bus-service.htm

First fatality in the park in 2008,

First fatality in the park in 2008, https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbing-fatality-on-touchstone-route-in-zion-national-park.htm

According to Superintendent Jock Whitworth, Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the 2,100 acre Three Finger Mesa Prescribed Fire during the week of October 6th, 2008.  

According to Superintendent Jock Whitworth, Zion National Park plans to start ignition of the 2,100 acre Three Finger Mesa Prescribed Fire during the week of October 6th, 2008.   https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/three-finger-mesa-prescribed-fire-planned-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion Waives Entrance Fees September 27 and 28, 2008 in recognition of National Public Lands Day and Newly Naturalized Citizens   

Zion Waives Entrance Fees September 27 and 28, 2008 in recognition of National Public Lands Day and Newly Naturalized Citizens    https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-announces-fee-free-days.htm

Zion National Park Announces Employee Reunion

Zion National Park Announces Employee Reunion https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-employee-reunion.htm

Wildland Fire Burning in Kolob Canyons Area of Zion National Park

Wildland Fire Burning in Kolob Canyons Area of Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wildland-fire-burning-in-kolob-canyons-area-of-zion-national-park.htm

An injured hiker was rescued from Pine Creek Canyon in Zion National Park on Thursday evening, July 30, 2008.

An injured hiker was rescued from Pine Creek Canyon in Zion National Park on Thursday evening, July 30, 2008. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/injured-hiker-rescued-from-pine-creek-canyon.htm

New ten-year contract that begins January 1, 2009.

New ten-year contract that begins January 1, 2009. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/xanterra-awarded-zion-national-park-concessions-contract.htm

Incidents illustrate some of the common situations leading to rescues in Zion's backcountry.  

Incidents illustrate some of the common situations leading to rescues in Zion's backcountry.   https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/three-rescues-at-zion-national-park.htm

Fire Restrictions in Zion National Park

Fire Restrictions in Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fire-restrictions-in-zion-national-park.htm

National Park Service Launches "Do Your Part for Parks" Website

National Park Service Launches "Do Your Part for Parks" Website https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/do-your-part-for-parks.htm

Constructing a VIP Protection Plan

Constructing a VIP Protection Plan https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/constructing-a-vip-protection-plan.htm

Red Roads Return to Zion Canyon

Red Roads Return to Zion Canyon https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/red-roads-return-to-zion-canyon.htm

Three Finger Mesa Prescribed Fire

Three Finger Mesa Prescribed Fire https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/three-finger-mesa-prescribed-fire.htm

Exact dates of burns depends on weather conditions

Exact dates of burns depends on weather conditions https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/series-of-prescribed-fires-planned-in-zion-canyon.htm

Utah Prehistory Week Events Scheduled for Zion National Park

Utah Prehistory Week Events Scheduled for Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/utah-prehistory-week-events-scheduled-for-zion-national-park.htm

East Mesa Prescribed Fire Planned in Zion

East Mesa Prescribed Fire Planned in Zion https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/east-mesa-prescribed-fire-planned-in-zion.htm

Zion National Park Announces Schedule of Climbing Closures

Zion National Park Announces Schedule of Climbing Closures https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbing-closures.htm

Zion National Park Completes Backcountry Management Plan

Zion National Park Completes Backcountry Management Plan https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-completes-backcountry-management-plan.htm

2008 Servicewide Basic Technical Rescue Training

2008 Servicewide Basic Technical Rescue Training https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/2008-nps-servicewide-technical-rescue-training.htm

Holiday Schedule for Zion National Park

Holiday Schedule for Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/holiday-schedule-for-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park Looking for Volunteers to Participate in National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count

Zion National Park Looking for Volunteers to Participate in National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-looking-for-volunteers-to-participate-in-national-audubon-society-christmas-bird-count.htm

The Backcountry Management Plan provides direction for the National Park Service to manage over 145,000 acres of backcountry within Zion.

The Backcountry Management Plan provides direction for the National Park Service to manage over 145,000 acres of backcountry within Zion. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-completion-of-backcountry-management-plan.htm

U.S. Veterans to be Admitted Free-of-Charge to Zion National Park on Veterans Day, November 11

U.S. Veterans to be Admitted Free-of-Charge to Zion National Park on Veterans Day, November 11 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/veterans-to-be-admitted-free-of-charge-to-zion-national-park.htm

Training opportunity

Training opportunity https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/training-opportunity.htm

Fall Schedule at Zion National Park

Fall Schedule at Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fall-schedule-at-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park to Test Voluntary Shuttle Bus Service

Zion National Park to Test Voluntary Shuttle Bus Service https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-test-voluntary-shuttle-bus-service.htm

Limited Backcountry closures

Limited Backcountry closures https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-announces-limited-backcountry-closures.htm

Scheduled for Highway 9 at the east side of the Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel on October 23

Scheduled for Highway 9 at the east side of the Zion Mt. Carmel Tunnel on October 23 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/roadwork-at-zion-national-park.htm

Portions of Zion Backcountry will be closed during will be closed during project.

Portions of Zion Backcountry will be closed during will be closed during project. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-begin-post-fire-rehabilitation.htm

Zion National Park thanks the public

Zion National Park thanks the public https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/last-day-for-free-firewood-at-lava-point-wednesday-october-10.htm

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Thursday, October 11, 2007 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pine-valley-peak-prescribed-fire-in-zion-to-continue.htm

Originally scheduled for last week

Originally scheduled for last week https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/pine-valley-peak-prescribed-fire-in-zion-rescheduled-for-today.htm

Zion National Park to Issue Free Firewood Permits for Lava Point  

Zion National Park to Issue Free Firewood Permits for Lava Point   https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-to-issue-free-firewood-permits-for-lava-point.htm

West Rim Trail in Zion National Park to be Temporarily Closed for Maintenance Beginning October 1

West Rim Trail in Zion National Park to be Temporarily Closed for Maintenance Beginning October 1 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/west-rim-trail-in-zion-national-park-to-be-temporarily-closed-for-maintenance-beginning-october-1.htm

Fee Free Day in Zion National Park

Fee Free Day in Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fee-free-day-in-zion-national-park.htm

Prescribed fire Planned in Zion National Park

Prescribed fire Planned in Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/prescribed-fire-planned-in-zion-national-park.htm

Proposed aerial application of herbicide

Proposed aerial application of herbicide https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-asks-for-comments-on-an-environmental-assessment.htm

Visitors should be aware that recent fires have increased the potential of flash floods

Visitors should be aware that recent fires have increased the potential of flash floods https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-backcountry-trails-reopened.htm

Centennial Proposals Eligible for Matching Funds

Centennial Proposals Eligible for Matching Funds https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-centennial-challenge.htm

Local Fire Personnel Monitoring Area

Local Fire Personnel Monitoring Area https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/dakota-hill-fire-shows-activity.htm

Dakota Fire Environmental Assessment

Dakota Fire Environmental Assessment https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-begins-an-environmental-assessment.htm

Zion National Park Reopens The Narrows

Zion National Park Reopens The Narrows https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/the-narrows-reopened-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion Opens Portions of Backcountry

Zion Opens Portions of Backcountry https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/portions-of-zion-backcountry-reopened.htm

Wildfires Continue to Grow in Zion

Wildfires Continue to Grow in Zion https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wildland-fires-in-zion-continue-to-grow.htm

Zion Closes Backcountry Due to Wildfires

Zion Closes Backcountry Due to Wildfires https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-closes-backcountry-due-to-wildland-fires.htm

Lightning ignites several fires in Zion

Lightning ignites several fires in Zion https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/wildfires-in-zion-national-park.htm

Update on wildland fires in Zion

Update on wildland fires in Zion https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-fire-update-7-17-07.htm

Zion National Park - A Century of Sanctuary Art Competition and Traveling Exhibit

Zion National Park - A Century of Sanctuary Art Competition and Traveling Exhibit https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-a-call-for-artist-entries.htm

Zion National Park continues to be a "Green Park"

Zion National Park continues to be a "Green Park" https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/the-big-green-bus-visits-zion-national-park.htm

Work Begins July 17, 2007

Work Begins July 17, 2007 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/trail-work-scheduled-for-the-west-rim-trail-in-zion-national-park.htm

Injured Hiker Rescued From the Subway

Injured Hiker Rescued From the Subway https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/injured-hiker-rescued-from-the-subway.htm

Comment Period for Zion Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment Extended

Comment Period for Zion Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment Extended https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/comment-period-for-zion-backcountry-management-plan-and-environmental-assessment-extended.htm

Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Zion

Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Zion https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fire-restrictions-to-be-implemented-in-zion.htm

Second Fatality in Park During Past Week

Second Fatality in Park During Past Week https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/falling-fatality-from-angels-landing-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park Foundation Donates Historic Painting to Zion National Park

Zion National Park Foundation Donates Historic Painting to Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/historic-zion-painting.htm

Canyoneering Fatality in Zion National Park

Canyoneering Fatality in Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/canyoneering-fatality-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment Available for Review

Zion National Park Backcountry Management Plan and Environmental Assessment Available for Review https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-backcountry-plan-and-environmental-plan-available-for-review.htm

Prescribed Burn Planned for Zion National Park

Prescribed Burn Planned for Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/prescribed-burn-planned-in-zion-national-park.htm

Zion National Park Proposes A Change To Fees For Motorcycles in 2008.

Zion National Park Proposes A Change To Fees For Motorcycles in 2008. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-national-park-proposes-a-change-to-fees-for-motorcycles-in-2008.htm

Shuttle System Resumes Operation in Zion National Park

Shuttle System Resumes Operation in Zion National Park https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/shuttle-system-resumes-operation-in-zion-national-park.htm

National Park Service Hosts Listening Session on $3 Billion National Park Centennial Initiative

National Park Service Hosts Listening Session on $3 Billion National Park Centennial Initiative https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/nps-listening-session.htm

Zion National Park Announces Climbing Closures

Zion National Park Announces Climbing Closures https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zion-climbing-closures.htm

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