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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 http://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. http://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. http://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. http://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/updatedtunnelclosure.htm

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…