Zen in Zion: Yoga, Hiking and Adventure

Tips for Hiking Safety in Zion National Park

The Perfect Getaway in Zion Is it possible to relax while traveling? Can you have an exciting adventure, yet go slow enough to truly embrace the moment? With the Zen in Zion: Yoga, Hiking and Adventure getaway, you can! Going from April 3rd to April 7th. Paint this picture in your mind Imagine this, staying in a beautiful home right … Read More

24 high-priority projects being addressed thanks to Zion Forever Project

Watchman Zion National Park Utah

Thanks to Zion National Park’s official nonprofit partner, the Zion Forever Project, 24 high-priority projects will be addressed this year, as stated in the Zion Forever Project’s 2019 Field Guide, thanks to a historic investment of $1.5 million. In a press release by the Zion Forever Project, they stated that the nonprofit has demonstrated the importance that comes from leveraging … Read More

Zion National Park 2019 Shuttle Schedule

Zion National Park Shuttle Bus Schedule

What you need to know about the Zion Shuttle. Zion National Park has seen an unprecedented jump in visitation in recent years. Due to these record numbers of visitors, Zion can become quite congested, in fact, parking in Zion is limited and parking areas are usually full by mid-morning. To ensure your trip in Zion is stress & hassle free, … Read More

Climbing Routes Closed for Peregrine Falcons Nesting Period

Peregrine Falcon nesting at Zion National Park

A number of climbing routes were closed down on March 1st to help minimize any disruption during the Peregrine Falcon nesting period in Zion National Park. Routes and cliffs closed are areas that are often used by the falcons each year as they return to Zion National Park. Falcon’s are particularly sensitive during their nesting season. If their nesting area … Read More

Zion Mount Carmel Highway Closed Until Further Notice

On March 2nd, the Zion Mount Carmel Highway was closed after reports came in of an active rockslide near the switchbacks below the tunnel area of the highway. After assessing the area the following morning, it was discovered that a retaining wall failed during the rain fall the night prior, causing eight feet of the road to be severely undercut … Read More

Discover ‘So Utah’ during the 2019 Southern Utah Tourism Summit

Southern Utah Tourism Summit 2019

Returning for its second year, the Southern Utah Tourism Summit brings with it the goal of building bridges between the tourism industry in Utah with the Utah Office of Tourism, private entities and different representatives.  This year’s summit looks to support those in the travel and tourism industry of Southern Utah with amazing keynote speakers, break out sessions, and their … Read More

Zion’s Kolob Canyon District to reopen Friday

Kolob Canyon in Zion to reopen

After nine months of closure due to re-constructions, the facilities in the Kolob Canyon District are set to reopen on Friday. The area of Zion National Park shut down for construction in May 2018 to help reconstruct sections of the road, repave the road. The project also included adding accessible parking for visitors, a sidewalk and two new bathrooms. With … Read More

National Park Service taking action to keep parks open during shutdown

Zion National Park road stays open

The National Park Service released a statement Sunday stating that it will be taking the needed steps to help pay for staffing at highly visited parks during the current partial government shutdown, by dipping into funds collected by entrance fees. P. Daniel Smith, Deputy Director of the National Park Service, stated that the funds allocated would be used to help … Read More

Local community pledges funds to keep Zion National Park open

Angels Landing

With the partial federal government shutdown continuing into its second week, officials from local communities have been working to help maintain Zion National Park opened for at least another week. Zion has been able to remain partially operational thanks to funds granted by the State of Utah as well as the nonprofit Zion Forever Project. While these funds have been … Read More

Every Kid in a Park

Family hikes in Zion National Park

As cheesy as it may sound, there are some places in the world that call to your soul. Utah’s national parks – Zion National Park particularly – are among the top of those places for me. It has been so for as long as I can remember. At least from the time my mother moved my sister, brother and myself … Read More