Fire restrictions prohibiting campfires and charcoal fires in Watchman and South Campgrounds are in effect. More »
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 Zion's Hiking Trails
Q. What trails are wheelchair accessible?
Q. Are bicycles allowed on the trails?
Q. Is there mountain biking in the park?
Q. Are pets allowed on any trails?
Q. Are guide dogs allowed on the trails, in the buildings, or in the backcountry?
Q. How many people have fallen off Angels Landing?
Q. How many fatalities from "falling" have occured in Zion National Park?
Q. Why are the trails paved?
Q. Who built the trails in the park? Was it the CCC?
Q. How did they get the concrete on the trails?
In 1985 extensive repair was done on the West Rim Trail from 4900 ft. through Refrigerator Canyon to the top of Angel's Landing. The concrete for this job was hauled in by maintenance and mules from the Grotto. Walters Wiggles was resurfaced with 88 cubic yards of concrete, and the concrete for this job was hauled onto the site by helicopter. This took 258 flights. WHEW!
Did You Know?
Over 207 different types of birds fly through Zion National Park every year, making it a great place for bird watching. More...