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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK FULLY OPEN

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So what does "Park Fully Open" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Zion National Park is currently fully open. This means all operations are back to normal. This can mean there are still restrictions on social distancing, travel and/or masks. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Zion National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Utah and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Zion National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Utah and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 1, 2021
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Zion National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Zion National Park - News section for more.

  • New year, new Angels Landing permit lottery in Zion National Park!

    January 3, 2022 | 10:15 am

    Planning a visit to Zion National Park this spring? Starting today and until 11:59 p.m. MT on January 20, you can apply for a permit to hike at Angels Landing between April 1 and May 31. Learn how at go.nps.gov/AngelsLanding.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Want to hike Angels Landing in Zion National Park? Apply for your permit starting on January 3, 2022!

    December 3, 2021 | 12:36 pm

    Planning a trip to Zion National Park? On and after April 1, 2022, hikers going to Angels Landing will need a permit. The National Park Service (NPS) will issue permits using online lotteries at Recreation.gov. The first lottery opens on January 3, 2022.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Two canyoneers rescued and one fatality at the exit of Heaps Canyon in Zion National Park

    November 29, 2021 | 7:04 pm

    The Zion National Park Technical Search and Rescue Team responded to an emergency call at the exit of Heaps Canyon. Rescuers found two canyoneers stranded on a rock perch about 280 feet above Upper Emerald Pools. They also found one canyoneer suspended from a rope about 260 feet above the pool (20 feet below the perch). The canyoneer who was suspended, 31-year-old Andrew Arvig of Chesapeake, Virginia was lowered to the ground and later pronounced deceased by a doctor. The Zion Technical Search and Rescue Team assisted the other two canyoneers with rappelling safely to the ground.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Zion National Park is adjusting its shuttle schedule and campground operations this fall and winter

    November 24, 2021 | 11:38 am

    Fall has arrived at Zion National Park! Every year, the National Park Service (NPS) adjusts shuttle schedules and campground availability to reflect the seasons. Here is what you need to know to plan your visit this fall or winter:

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Zion National Park reopens State Route 9 after clearing rock fall

    November 12, 2021 | 6:25 pm

     At 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 12, Zion National Park will reopen State Route 9 to standard size vehicles. The road will reopen to oversize vehicles at the regularly scheduled time of 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 13.  The road had been completely closed due to a rock fall west of the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Rock fall temporarily closes part of State Route 9 in Zion National Park

    November 12, 2021 | 11:49 am

    State Route 9 is closed in Zion National Park due to a rock fall west of the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel. The road will remain closed from Canyon Junction to the east end of the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel as maintenance workers remove the fallen rock and assess the condition of the road. The National Park Service will reopen the road as soon as it is safe to do so. The rest of the park remains open.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Missing Hiker John Fiske Burg Found at Zion National Park

    October 2, 2021 | 6:50 pm

    On Saturday, October 2, at approximately 3:30 p.m. MT, Nellis Air Force located John Fiske Burg above Lodge Canyon in Zion National Park.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Search Continues for Missing Hiker at Zion National Park

    October 1, 2021 | 2:43 pm

    Canyon Overlook and Pine Creek remain closed as the search for missing hiker continues.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Updated Information on Missing Hiker at Zion National Park

    September 30, 2021 | 3:46 pm

    Park requests assistance from public in locating missing hiker.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Construction of New Restroom Facility at Zion National Park

    September 29, 2021 | 2:55 pm

    New restroom facility to be constructed at the south end of the Human History Museum parking lot.

    Read more at nps.gov