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Angels Landing Hike

If you are looking for a breathe of fresh air in Zion National Park, look no further than the Angels Landing Trail. This hike is four hours round trip and a total of 5 miles walking distance. This climb will take you up 1,520 feet along a steep Zion Park passageway. Some of the views Read the full article…

Zion National Park Accepting 2015 Artist-in-Residence Applications

Four artists will be selected for two spring and two fall residency slots http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/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. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/afuelgrantzionpisp.htm

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

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

Trails Update – date posted May 14, 2014

Hikers without a permit can stop by the Backcountry Information Center to request a last minute permit. Last minute permits and waitlist numbers are issued by the Backcountry Information Center, located inside the park. The South Rim Backcountry Information Center is open daily, year round, for walk-in visitors from 8 am to noon and 1-5 Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted May 14, 2014

The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will open May 15, 2014 for the summer season. All services provided by the National Park Service, including the Visitor Center, Backcountry Information Center, and campground, as well as the Grand Canyon Association bookstore will be available on May 15th at 8:00 am MST. Point Sublime is Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted May 12, 2014

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. Grand Canyon’s water supply comes from Roaring Springs, a natural spring located approximately 3,500 feet below the North Rim. Water is delivered via an aging pipeline that suffers multiple breaks a year. When Read the full article…

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 http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/zion-rangers-receive-awards.htm

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted May 8, 2014

Purified drinking water is usually available year-round at Bright Angel and Indian Garden Campgrounds and at Bright Angel and South Kaibab trailheads. Grand Canyon’s water supply comes from Roaring Springs, a natural spring located approximately 3,500 feet below the North Rim. Water is delivered via an aging pipeline that suffers multiple breaks a year. When Read the full article…

Drone Harasses Bighorn Sheep at Zion National Park

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