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 »
Zion Fire Management Plan
Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for Fire Management Plan
The FMP will continue to allow Zion to counter the effects caused by past fire exclusion, and perpetuate fire in fire-dependent ecosystems while protecting life, property and park resources from unwanted fire. The FMP will expand opportunities for using fire to meet resource objectives under a multi-year treatment schedule, and improve fuel reduction treatments to enhance defensibility around developments, private lands and other resources at risk. The FMP will improve the management of fire on an ecosystem level by further integrating park lands with adjacent areas, and incorporating the plans, resources and risks associated with other jurisdictions at the private, county, State, regional and federal levels.
Did You Know?
With its wide variety of habitats, Zion has one of the most diverse groupings of plants in Utah, with over 900 species. More...