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  • Fire Restrictions

    Fire restrictions prohibiting campfires and charcoal fires in Watchman and South Campgrounds are in effect. More »

  • Trail Closures

    Monday to Thursday through 9/18: The East Rim Trail from Weeping Rock to Echo Canyon, including Hidden Canyon, is closed.
    The Hidden Canyon Trail is closed through 9/18. More »

Frequently Asked Questions about Other Area Attractions

Brian Head:
Q. How do I get there and what is available in the winter?
A. Located just east of Cedar City on Hwy-43, at an elevation of 9,700 ft. Brian Head Ski Resort is southern Utah's largest, and is relatively uncrowded in winter and summer.

Q. Who can I contact for more information about Brian Head Ski Resort?
A. Brian Head Ski Resort 1-435-677-2035 or the Brian Head Chamber of Commerce 1-435-677-2810.

Bryce Canyon:
Q. How far is it to Bryce Canyon?
A. It is 86 miles from Zion National Park, or about a 2-hour drive.

Q. Is there camping at Bryce?
A. Yes Bryce has two campgrounds, North Campground and Sunset Campground.

Q. Is there other lodging at Bryce?
A. Yes. Bryce Canyon Lodge is open from April 1 through November 1, and has cabins, motel rooms and suites, a restaurant, and gift shops. For lodging reservations call 1-888-297-2757, or visit www.brycecanyonlodge.com

Q. Is Bryce open all winter?
A. Yes. The visitor center is open 8-4:30 in the winter.

State Parks:
Q. What Utah State Parks are there in the Zion Area?
A. Coral Pink Sand Dunes is located 45 miles east of Zion near Kanab, Utah. Snow Canyon State Park is located 55 miles west of Zion near St. George, Utah.
Click here for more information on Utah State Parks.


National Forests:
Q. What National Forests are there in the Zion Area?
A.Dixie National Forest is located 40 miles west and 50 miles north of Zion.
Click here for more information on Utah's National Forests.

Did You Know?

Reading the Zion Map and Guide

Not finding what you're looking for? The definitive listing of scheduled ranger-led programs can be found in the current edition of the park newspaper, the Zion Map and Guide. More...