The 6-mile Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is open to private vehicles for the winter season. Shuttle service will resume on March 15, 2015. Shuttle Schedule
Winters in Zion National Park are cold and often wet. Temperatures can range from highs of 50-60°F during the day to lows well below freezing at night. Nearly half of the annual precipitation in Zion Canyon falls between the months of December and March. Check the weather forecast and know what to expect on the Weather and Climate page, or find out what it looks like now on the park webcam.
River ConditionsFlow Rate of the Virgin River
Road ConditionsFrom November to May, road conditions in the park will be updated here. In addition to this page, you can also find updated road conditions on Twitter. For Utah road conditions, call 866-511-8824, or if you are in Utah, dial
5-1-1 on your cell phone.
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive: 3/2/15: Open and Clear.
Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway: 3/2/15: Several inches of snow accumulating east of the tunnel. Large Vehicle Information
Kolob Canyons Road: 3/2/15: Kolob Canyons Road and Visitor Center are closed due to snow and ice. In winter, the Kolob Canyons Road closes frequently during inclement weather.
Kolob Terrace Road: 3/1/15: The road is clear and passable to 2WD vehicles to Hop Valley. From Hop Valley to the base of Maloney Hill, there is patchy snow and 4WD is recommended. From the base of Maloney Hill to the mouth of Black Canyon, the road is snow covered, icy and slick - 4WD or chains is strongly recommended. The road is closed to motor vehicles except snowmobiles at Black Canyon.