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
In fall, the heat of the summer gives way to cooler temperatures and drier weather, making it an ideal time to visit Zion National Park. Day and night temperatures can differ by over 30°F/17°C. Consider dressing in layers to prepare for changes in temperature. 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: Open and clear.
Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway: Open and clear. Large Vehicle Information
Kolob Canyons Road: Open and clear. In winter, the Kolob Canyons Road closes frequently during inclement weather.
Kolob Terrace Road: 12/20/14: The Kolob Terrace Road at Hop Valley has 3 inches of snow on the ground. Snow starts to stick at Hop Valley to the base of Maloney Hill. Snow is patchy and icy, but passable to all vehicles. Maloney Hill to Lava Point Road is snow-packed and four-wheel drive or chains are strongly recommended. Lava Point Road remains closed with 6 inches of snow on the ground.