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Hiking the Overlook Trail in Zion Canyon

Looking for a quick hike with a fabulous view of Zion National Park? There is a stunning hike that is easy, fun and quite the experience. Overlook Point is by far one of the best hikes for a great sight. This hike is favored among photographers due to how simple it is and how it Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted May 24, 2016

Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim is open for the 2016 season. The last day for most concessioner services and regularly scheduled ranger-led programs will be October 15, 2016. The National Park Service will continue its operations including the visitor center, bookstore, and Backcountry Information Office through October 31.November 1 through December 1the North Rim Read the full article…

Report from the North Rim – date posted May 3, 2016

Grand Canyon National Park’s North Rim to open May 15 for 2016 season The North Rim is closed for the season. Hikers and cross country skiers are able to enter the North Rim of the park through the winter months with valid backcountry permits. November 1 through May 15, the North Rim Campground is primitive Read the full article…

Drinking Water in the Cross-Canyon Corridor – date posted May 3, 2016

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 the pipeline breaks, water stops flowing to the North and South Rims and sites along the way. Although large storage tanks provide Read the full article…

Condor pair likely incubating an egg in Zion National Park

A pair of California condors appear to be nesting again in Zion National Park. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/condoregg.htm

Zion Celebrates National Park Week

National Park Week is April 17 – 24, 2016 https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/nosweek.htm

Zion National Park Announces Climbing Closures for Bridge Mountain

The west side of Bridge Mountain is being added to the list of cliffs temporarily closed for the protection of nesting wildlife. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bridgemtclosure.htm

Name Released of Climber Fatality in Zion National Park

The name of the climber who died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, after falling in Zion National Park has been released. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbermame_3_15_16.htm

Name Released of Climber Fatality in Zion National Park

The name of the climber who died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, after falling in Zion National Park has been released. http://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/climbermame_3_15_16.htm

Hermit Trailhead Access – date posted Mar 11, 2016

From Mar 1 to Nov 30, Hermit Road is closed to private vehicles. A numerical code is required to open the gate giving access to Hermit Road. Hikers with a valid backcountry permit who are beginning or ending their hike via the Hermit Trail will be permitted to park at the Hermit trailhead. The Backcountry Read the full article…