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Body Identified in Zion National Park

Follow up from Thursday June 1, 2017, the body was recovered by Park staff. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bodyid_6_3_17.htm

Body Discovered in Zion National Park

Abandoned Vehicle leads to Missing Persons Search by Park Law Enforcement Rangers https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/bdiscovered_6_3_17.htm

Road Conditions for Remote Trailheads – date posted Jun 2, 2017

North Rim: Vehicle access to Point Sublime and to North Bass Trailhead is currently not possible due to numerous downed trees blocking the road just after entrance into the park. We do not have a date for when the roads will be cleared of downed trees. Check in with the Backcountry Information Center for the Read the full article…

Impressions Of Zion Exhibit Opening June 9, 2017

Zion Human History Museum to Feature Works of Contemporary Impressionists https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zex_6_9_17.htm

Zion National Park Holiday Weekend Crowds Expected

Memorial Day Weekend tends to be one of Park’s busiest weekends https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/holidaycrowd_5_23_17.htm

Zion Mount Carmel Highway Re-Opens For All Vehicles

Although sand and debris continue to fall, there is little chance for it to reach the roadway. https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmchreopens_5_20_17.htm

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Closed due to Rock Debris Falling

Intermittent, and sometimes continuous rock debris falling near roadway https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/zmch_5_19_17.htm

Fire Restrictions to be Implemented in Zion National Park; Campfires Prohibited in Zion Canyon

Restrictions Only Apply to Zion National Park; Other Public Lands Not Included https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/news/fireres_5_18_17.htm

Hermit Trailhead Access – date posted May 15, 2017

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…

South Kaibab Trailhead Access – date posted May 15, 2017

Hikers must access the South Kaibab Trailhead by shuttle bus. There are two options. An early morning Hikers’ Express goes to the South Kaibab Trailhead from Bright Angel Lodge shuttle bus stop, the Backcountry Information Center, and Grand Canyon Visitor Center daily, year-round. Parking is available at the Backcountry Information Center. The Kaibab/Rim Route shuttle Read the full article…