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Four Fatalities Confirmed in Zion National Park, Three Still Missing

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

Press Conference Scheduled

Regarding the Keyhole Canyon fatality incident. http://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 http://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/keyhole_9_15_15.htm

Tuweep Update – date posted Sep 8, 2015

Significant moisture over the last 36 hours resulted in damage to roadways including the Toroweap Overlook Rd. Although Toroweap Overlook Rd. remains open to visitors with appropriate vehicles and skills, visitors must negotiate the roads carefully to avoid significant ruts and debris. These can occur in blind areas of the roadway. Puddles are deep but Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted Sep 8, 2015

A break in the Transcanyon Pipeline occurred over the weekend. Because of the break’s location, there is no drinking water on the North Kaibab Trail at Cottonwood Campground or Manzanita Rest Area (formerly Roaring Springs Residence). The break is located north of Phantom Ranch, in an area on the North Kaibab Trail known as the Read the full article…

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

Upcoming Trail Closures on West Rim Trail

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

Road Conditions for Remote Trailheads – date posted Aug 17, 2015

After heavy summer rain (July and August) or winter snow (December through March), expect impassable backcountry roads. If clear skies abound after the rain or snow, then it is often just a matter of days until the sun dries everything out. Sometimes, heavy rain or melting snow can lead to flooding, which can cause erosion Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted Sep 8, 2015

The last day for most concessioner services and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs will be Thursday, October 15, 2015. The National Park Service will continue its operations including the visitor center, bookstore, and Backcountry Permits Office through October 31. November 1 through December 1 the North Rim will be open for day use only (no overnight Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted Aug 17, 2015

State Route 67 and all services on the North Rim re-opened for the 2015 season on May 15, 2015. The last day for most concessioner services and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs will be Thursday, October 15, 2015. The National Park Service will continue its operations including the visitor center, bookstore, and Backcountry Permits Office through Read the full article…