• Temples and Towers of the Virgin

    Zion

    National Park Utah

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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 »

Insects, Spiders, Centipedes, Millipedes

Zion National Park is home to numberous species of insects, spiders. Below is just a few of those species.

Insects:
Tarantula Hawk/Pepsis Wasp - Pompilidae hemipepsis
Darkling Beetle - Tenebrionidae coelocnemis
Doodlebugs/Antlions - Myrmeleontidae neuroptera

Spiders:
Tarantula - Theraphosidae aphonopelma

Did You Know?

Pa'rus Trail

Zion National Park has a trail where pets are allowed. The Pa'rus Trail winds along the Virgin River for 2 miles at the entrance to Zion Canyon and is also a bicycle path More...