Zion – Mount Carmel Closure

Road Closures Sep. 5th and 6th Even deserts have monsoon seasons. On July 11 of this year, Zion National Park received three inches of rain in a three hour period, absolutely pummeling the park and damaging parts of the highway before and after the famous mile-long tunnel that connects State Route 9 to National Parks Highway (US Route 89). For … Read More

September Calendar

What’s Happening Planning out activities or just looking for something different to do? Hopefully this calendar of events in Zion and Springdale can help. Events are subject to change, check with home pages of events to confirm. Daily Ranger-led Programs in the Park:  8:00am Walking the Watchman 9:00am Ride With a Ranger 11:00am Patio Talk 2:00pm Patio Talk 4:00 pm … Read More

Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Closure set for September 5,6

Temporary half day closures will take place on September 5th and 6th for the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway through Zion National Park, which connects State Route 9 between Springdale and Mt. Carmel Junction. The closures will take place between the hours of 6 a.m. and 1 p.m. to help with emergency repairs to the asphalt roadway as well as to the … Read More

O.C. Tanner Amphitheater Summer Concert Series

The O.C. Tanner Amphitheater is an impressive outdoor amphitheater that is a part of Dixie State University. Each year, they present a summer concert series full of incredible guests and shows. Each show offers concertgoers the chance to see a performance that will delight and excite. While the shows at the O.C. Tanner Amphitheater are lovely, another reason to visit … Read More

BLM announces decision on Oil & Gas leases near Zion National Park

Those who were concerned about the prospect of oil and gas development sites just one and a half miles from Zion National Park can breathe a sigh of relief. At least, that is, for the time being. The plan to start oil and gas development in the area was proposed in December 2016 but has been deferred until further notice. … Read More

Zion National Park Fire Restrictions; What You Need to Know

These restrictions affect all campgrounds and open areas in Zion, excluding Lava Point Campground. It is important to be aware of surroundings to be sure that there are no open flames in an area that can easily catch fire. Following these restrictions is the best way visitors can help preserve the beauty of Zion and the safety of guests. Failure … Read More

Comment period extended for controversial oil, gas leases near Zion National Park

Kolab Terrace

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has made the decision to extend the comment period for the proposal to lease land for oil and gas expansion in the local area. This proposed development site is extremely close to Zion National Park, a popular tourist area. Extending the comment period will allow residents, those who oppose the lease, and others, to … Read More