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South Campground Prescribed Burns at Zion National Park

Fire Management Officials are planning on implementing prescribed burn in South Campground

Zion National Park Receives $33 Million Federal Transit Grant

Zion National Park will receive $33 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to begin replacing its aged shuttle bus fleet with new battery-electric transit buses.

Shuttle Service Operations Updates for Zion National Park

Updates on shuttle service operations for the months of February, March, and April

Winter Precipitation Facilitates Pile Burns at Zion National Park

Fire Management Officials at Zion National Park are planning to implement several small prescribed burns in Zion National Park beginning Monday, January 25, 2021.

Take Only Photographs, Leave Only Footprints

Park Rangers request the public’s help in protecting Zion National Park from graffiti.

Fall and Winter Operations Updates for Zion National Park

Updates on fall and winter operations including shuttle service and campgrounds

Missing Person Holly Suzanne Courtier Found at Zion National Park

Missing person Holly Suzanne Courtier found alive in Zion National Park

Search Efforts Continue for Holly Suzanne Courtier at Zion National Park

Search efforts for missing person continue in Zion National Park, including drone and K-9 searches.

Monday’s Search Efforts for Holly Suzanne Courtier at Zion National Park

Search and Rescue efforts continue for missing female at Zion National Park.

Updated Information on Missing Person at Zion National Park

Search operations are ongoing for missing person in Zion. The park has received updated information, including photos of clothing and gear she may have been wearing and/or carrying.

Missing Person at Zion National Park

Holly Suzanne Courtier, female, age 38, last seen October 6, 2020. Seeking any information – contact the NPS ISB Tip Line at 888-653-0009.

Zion National Park Rangers Request the Public’s Help After Someone Painted Large Blue Squares on Sandstone on the Kolob Terrace

Graffiti and other forms of damage to parks are harmful and illegal.

Toxins from Harmful Algal Bloom Found in the N. Fork of the Virgin River in Zion National Park

Visitors to Zion National Park urged to use caution when recreating in the North Fork of the Virgin River due to recent water test results.

Zion National Park to Begin Shuttle Bus Operations and Resume Collecting Entrance Fees July 1, 2020

Zion shuttles resume operation on July 1, 2020–tickets required–reserve in advance on Entrance fees will be collected starting July 1.

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

These restrictions will be in effect starting at 12:01 a.m. on Monday June 1, 2020 and will be enforced until rescinded by the Superintendent.

Limited Operations for Memorial Day Weekend

The park is currently open for day use only unless staying at the Zion Lodge or Watchman Campground.

Zion National Park & Zion Forever Project Release New Park Film in Recognition of National Park Week

The Zion Forever Project is the official nonprofit partner of Zion National Park

Man Pleads Guilty for Two BASE Jumping Incidents at Zion National Park

Professional athlete Marshall Miller recently plead guilty to two counts of BASE Jumping in Zion National Park.

Zion National Park Temporarily Closed

The National Park Service (NPS) received a letter today from the Executive Director for the Utah Department of Health recommending the full closure of Zion National Park.

Man Cited for BASE Jumping at Zion National Park

Law enforcement rangers are still patrolling

Zion Park Rangers Respond to Two SARs Thursday

Zion National Park’s Search and Rescue Crew responded to two separate Search and Rescue (SAR) calls today, Thursday, March 26, 2020.

Zion National Park Updated Response to COVID-19

Effective March 24, 2020, Zion National Park will temporarily close the Angels Landing Trail from Scout Lookout to the end of the trail. The West Rim Trail will remain open. Effective March 25, 2020 at noon, Zion National Park will close park campgrounds. With this closure, it is important to remember that no other areas in the Park are authorized for camping.

Zion National Park to Temporarily Suspend Shuttle Operation to Comply with Coronovirus Protective Guidelines

The health and safety of people visiting and working at Zion National Park is our priority.

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, 2020. Closures are implemented due to the falcon’s sensitivity to disturbance during the nesting season.

Zion National Park Presidents’ Day Weekend Expectations

Thousands of Zion National Park visitors are expected over the Presidents’ Day Weekend beginning February 14, 2020. Plan for potential crowding and some trail closures.

Zion National Park Shuttle Service Running December 22-31, 2019

For a second year Zion National Park will be piloting mandatory shuttle service within the park, December 22-31, 2019. Shuttle service will also be provided in the Town of Springdale.

Hiker Fall Victim Identified in Zion National Park

Zion National Park confirms that the body found Thursday, November 21 was that of 19-year-old Savannah McTague. McTague, from Maine, was a Xanterra concession employee working at Zion Lodge.

Body of Missing Hiker Found in Zion National Park; Fall Suspected

At approximately 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, The park was notified of a missing hiker in the Angels Landing area.

Angels Landing Trail Reopens Following Minor Rockfall

Zion National Park’s Trail Crew has successfully removed remnants of a weekend rockfall and the world-famous trail has reopened ahead of schedule.

Angels Landing Trail to Remain Closed until Friday

The Angels Landing Trail was assessed on Sunday, November 17, 2019, following a rockfall late on Saturday.

Angels Landing Closed due to Rockfall

The park received reports of a rockfall late Saturday afternoon, November 16, on the chains section of the Angels Landing Trail.

Lower Emerald Pool Trail Closing for Trail Repairs

Zion National Park will be closing Lower Emerald Pool Trail Monday through Thursday and reopen Friday through Sunday for the next few weeks starting Monday, October 21, 2019.

California Condor Chick #1000 Fledges at Zion National Park

On September 25, 2019, chick #1000 took its first flight from its nest cave in Zion National Park, becoming the first wild-hatched chick to successfully fledge within Zion National Park since recovery efforts began in the late 1990’s.

Upper Emerald Pool Trail Reopens

The Upper Emerald Pool Trail has reopened. Access is only through Kayenta Trail from Shuttle Stop 6, The Grotto.

Kayenta Trail Reopens

Several popular trails remain closed

Zion National Park Prepares for Busy Labor Day Weekend

Queue for Angels Landing will be shifted to West Rim Trailhead; several landslide closures

Substantial Rockfall near Weeping Rock Shuttle Stop

A substantial rockfall occurred near the Weeping Rock shuttle stop on August 24, 2019 at approximately 5:50 pm. The Weeping Rock Trail and shuttle stop #7 are closed until further notice.

Weeping Rock Shuttle Stop Closing for Trail Repairs

Shuttle Stop 7 closing to allow first phase of East Rim Trail repairs.

Angels Landing Trail Closing for Trail Repairs

Chain section closing for two days to replace posts starting at 6 a.m. (MST) on August 20, 2019

Condor Recovery Program Confirms 1000th Chick

Zion National Park biologists confirmed a California Condor chick in a nest on the cliffs just north of Angels Landing. Biologists estimate the egg was laid mid-March and hatched beginning of May.

Zion National Park Anticipates Busy July 4th Weekend

Visitors are encouraged to be prepared for crowds and lines

Zion National Park to Increase Impaired Driving Enforcement over 4th of July Weekend

Zion National Park’s law enforcement aims to keep all visitors, local residents, and wildlife safe on park roads.

Zion Warns of Swift Water Conditions

Snow melt causing dangerous conditions in Virgin River

Zion NP Prepares for Crowds over Memorial Day Weekend

Queue for Angels Landing will be shifted from Scout Lookout to West Rim Trailhead near Grotto

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Reopens After Road Construction on Saturday, April 27th

Ahead of schedule, section of scenic highway rebuilt after heavy rain damage

Hiker Identified in Zion National Park

Park confirms missing man was located

Body Located at Zion National Park During Search

The identity of the man has not yet been confirmed.

Overdue Hiker Missing in Zion National Park

Air support will be called in if needed.

Zion- Mount Carmel Highway Will Close for Repairs April 9- 30, 2019

Permanent repairs will be made to road following the March 2, 2019 rockslide

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