Pneumonia detected in the Zion Bighorn Sheep Herd

Officials in Zion National Park have become concerned about the park’s heard of bighorn sheep, after discovering that a few sheep had contracted a strain of pneumonia. Park biologists are asking for the public’s help in reporting sick sheep. In some cases, pneumonia in bighorn sheep can be deadly. Biologists identified a bighorn sheep ewe who was coughing and showing … Read More

Angels Landing and other trails remain closed after last week’s storms

Various popular trails in Zion National Park remain closed after damage was sustained during an intense thunderstorm on Wednesday last week. Angels Landing, Kayenta Trail, Upper Emerald Pools, West Rim from the Grotto Trailhead to Cabin Spring and the far end of the Lower Emerald Pools are among the trails closed. According to park officials, the trails will remain closed … Read More

UPDATED: Zion Roads and Trails closed following rock slides and flooding

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UPDATE Friday July 13th 4:30 p.m. The Mt. Carmel Highway through the park is now open. UPDATE Friday July 13th 1:46 p.m. After removal of 3 feet of sand, debris and rockfall, the Riverside Walk has been reopened in Zion. The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, as well as the trails listed in the update below remain closed. The Highway along with … Read More

Zion officials anticipate crowded conditions for Memorial Day Weekend

In recent years, many areas of Utah have seen a huge uptick in the number of visitors. Zion, Bryce, and many other parks are experiencing record numbers of visitors. The same can be said for the popular Kanarra Falls near Kanarraville, Utah. Kanarra Falls is a gorgeous, photogenic trail. It is made from Kanarra Creek flowing through a beautiful red … Read More

New Permit System for Kanarra Falls begins in May

In recent years, many areas of Utah have seen a huge uptick in the number of visitors. Zion, Bryce, and many other parks are experiencing record numbers of visitors. The same can be said for the popular Kanarra Falls near Kanarraville, Utah. Kanarra Falls is a gorgeous, photogenic trail. It is made from Kanarra Creek flowing through a beautiful red … Read More

National Parks set to raise fees to $35, not $70

Beginning June 1st, 2018, guests to many of the nation’s parks will pay an increased fee for entrance. The Interior Department has decided to increase the fee at every admission-charging park by $5. This change was announced on Thursday, April 12th, 2018, and it will boost the fees at the most popular national parks to $35 rather than their usual … Read More

Kolob Canyon to close for 7 months

Couple preparing to take in the beauty of a Kolob Canyon Hike

Beginning June 1st, 2018, guests to many of the nation’s parks will pay an increased fee for entrance. The Interior Department has decided to increase the fee at every admission-charging park by $5. This change was announced on Thursday, April 12th, 2018, and it will boost the fees at the most popular national parks to $35 rather than their usual … Read More

Kolob Canyon

Beginning June 1st, 2018, guests to many of the nation’s parks will pay an increased fee for entrance. The Interior Department has decided to increase the fee at every admission-charging park by $5. This change was announced on Thursday, April 12th, 2018, and it will boost the fees at the most popular national parks to $35 rather than their usual … Read More

Camping Zion

Finding life in outer-space might be easier than showing up in Zion National Park un-announced and finding a camping location. Of course, the analogy falls short in that life beyond earth has yet to be proven whereas camping spots have surfaced from time-to-time, but is increasingly rare. In 2017 the park boasted over 4.5 million visitors. Social media and a … Read More