Zion National Park News
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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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated Information on Missing Hiker at Zion National Park
September 30, 2021 | 3:46 pm
Park requests assistance from public in locating missing hiker.
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.