• Temples and Towers of the Virgin


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  • Early Fall Shuttle Schedule

    Starting September 7, the last shuttle leaves the Temple of Sinawava at 8:30 pm. More »

  • Trail Closures Extended

    Monday to Thursday through 10/3: The East Rim Trail from Weeping Rock to Echo Canyon, including Hidden Canyon, is closed.
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Fire Staff

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Zion Fire Staff 2011 (not all present)

Fire Effects Crew
Fire Monitors
Fuels Management Crew
Engine Crews
Helitak Module

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.

Did You Know?


During the summer or fall, you may see a tarantula crossing a road or trail in Zion National Park. But don’t be frightened-- tarantulas are actually amazing arachnids--gentle, basically harmless creatures that have suffered a bum rap. More...