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 »
Academic Fee Waivers
Academic Fee Waiver Information
Academic fee waivers are granted to educational institutions whose curriculum relates specifically to the resources at Zion National Park. Completed applications along with required documentation may be submitted via e-mail, fax, or mail.
Mail: Fee Management Office: Attention Fee Clerk
Zion National Park, Springdale, UT 84767
All applications must be received within two weeks prior to anticipated trip.
Fee Waiver Information
National Park Service regulations allow school groups and other approved national and international academic institutions to obtain a waiver of park entrance fees, provided the visit is for educational or scientific purposes, and the resources or facilities that the group intends to use support those purposes.
Academic fee waivers are not granted automatically. Applicant groups must demonstrate that they qualify for the waiver. There are three requirements (listed below) that the group must meet to qualify for an academic fee waiver: eligibility, educational purpose, and relevancy of park resources or facilities.
Requirement #1 - Educational Purpose
Requirement #2 - Relevance of Park Resources
Completed applications along with required documentation may be submitted via e-mail, fax, or mail.
Fee Waiver Requirements, Application and Instructions
All vehicles at or above 94" wide(7'10"), and/or 136" high (11'4") require an escort for passage through the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel. The fee for this service is $15.00.
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...