Zion National Park vs. Bryce Canyon National Park

Zion National Park vs Bryce Canyon National Park

Zion National Park vs Bryce Canyon National Park Both Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park are spectacular, memorable experiences – totally worthwhile, but which is better? I get this question a lot and you guessed it – there’s no right or wrong answer. It all depends on your preferences, travel party, time and which season you’re going. Majestic … Read More

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway is Open!

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway is Open

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Reopens As of Saturday, April 27th, 2019, Zion-Mount Carmel Highway is open again. After closing on April 9th, 2019, for road repairs as well as a new culvert, retaining wall, etc. – the highway reopened ahead of schedule. Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, along the Utah State Route 9, is an experience all in itself. One of America’s Greatest … Read More

Recent Trail Closures

Recent Trail Closures in Zion

Recent Trail Closures in Zion National Park Following extreme weather in Zion National Park, some popular trails have been closed. Recent trail closures include the famous Narrows hike, which is currently closed due to snowmelt; both Upper Emerald Pools and Kayenta Trail are closed because of storm damage; The Hidden Canyon Trail and Observation Point (starting from Weeping Rock) are closed due … Read More

Crowds at Angels Landing increase as warmer weather arrives

Celebrate National Park Week on Angels Landing

As warmer weather starts hitting Zion National Park, the amount of visitors in the park increases. This fluctuation of increase can cause any amount of problems for the park manager and those working in the area. The latest complex problem that park management and officials are having to figure out has been the crowds along the Angels Landing trail. The … Read More

Zion National Park 2019 Events Calendar

Zion National Park 2019 Events Calendar

Looking for things to do in Zion National Park this year? Don’t miss out on upcoming events in Zion! From Service Projects to Trail Marathons, there’s a lot to do and experience in the Park this year! Here’s a calendar of events & activities happening in Zion National Park in 2019. April Friday 12th-Saturday 13th – Zion Ultra Marathons & … Read More

UPDATE: Zion-Mount Carmel Highway to close for 3 weeks for repairs

ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE-  The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway will officialy reopen on Saturday, April 27th at 8 a.m. MST. During the first day of resumed operations, park rangers will be present on both sides of the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel to help escort oversized vehicles between the hours of 8 am and 7 pm.  Starting Sunday, April 28th, the Tunnel will then be … Read More

Animals of Zion [UPDATED]

Desert Tortoise wildlife of Zion National Park

Animals of Zion When hiking along the trails of Zion National Park, visitors will often stop to marvel at the panoramic landscape. The red rock terrain and incredible geological formations create one of the most picturesque views in the country. While the scenic views are quite impressive, hikers should be sure to look among the trails, on rocks, and in … 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

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

No Permits Issued for Narrows Hike in Zion

Zion National Park Narrows Hike permits

No Permits Issued for Narrows Hike in Zion Chances are you’ve heard of the Narrows, the famous hike through Zion National Park. Park officials on Tuesday, September 25, announced on Twitter that they are no longer issuing permits for the adventurous hike, and the reason; a private property owner who owns a portion of the trail has posted No Trespassing … Read More