Fire Restrictions In Effect Starting June 20th in Zion National Park
Effective June 20th Watchman Campground and South Campground in Zion National Park are closed to campfires due to the abundance of highly flammable cheat grass. Propane and gas stoves are permitted. Fireworks are always prohibited in Zion National Park. More »
The Fire and Aviation Management Program in Zion National Park encompasses a wide variety of disciplines, all striving to apply scientifically-based research to the aspects of how wildland fire is managed in the park.
The Zion Fire Management staff includes wildland engine operators, fire monitors, program assistants, fire effects specialists, a fuels treatment crew, a helicopter module, a fire information and education specialist, and a fire management officer and assistant who oversees the entire program. The staff includes both permanent and seasonal personnel.
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The Zion National Park Shuttle System, which debuted in 2000, has restored tranquility to Zion Canyon. More...