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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. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/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. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/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. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/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. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/wasteremoval.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. http://www.nps.gov/zion/parknews/bighornsheep.htm

BASE Jumper Fatality in Zion National Park

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