• 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 »

Climbing Transportation

Shuttle Bus
 

Zion Canyon Shuttle
Travel in Zion Canyon from April to October is by shuttle bus only. The buses are accessible and also have room for backpacks, climbing gear, bicycles, and other equipment. The buses run throughout the day and you may get on and off as often as you like. The buses are free. Pets are not allowed. Plan your trip to include the shuttle. For instance, if your hike ends at a trailhead in Zion Canyon, time your trip so you will not miss the last shuttle of the day.

Automobiles
Travel in Zion Canyon from April to October is by shuttle bus only. Only the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is closed to private vehicles; the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway in the park is open to private vehicles all year.

Private Taxis
You may choose to complete your hike at a different location from your starting point. Other shuttle and taxi services are available. Please inquire at the Wilderness Desk.

Bicycles
Bicycles are not permitted in the wilderness. Bicycles may travel on roadways and on the Pa'rus Trail. Shuttles will not pass moving bicycles. To allow a bus to pass, pull over and stop. Do not pass a moving shuttle. Ride on the right side of the road in single file. Wear a helmet. Shuttles have racks for bicycles.

Other vehicles
ATVs and OHVs are not permitted in the park.

Did You Know?

CCC Camp in Zion, 1935

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) had three camps in Zion National Park in the 1930's. Much of their work can be seen today. More...