• Temples and Towers of the Virgin

    Zion

    National Park Utah

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  • Late Fall Shuttle Schedule

    Starting September 28, the last shuttle leaves the Temple of Sinawava at 7:30 pm. More »

  • Trail Closures Lifted

    The East Rim Trail, from Weeping Rock to Echo Canyon, including Hidden Canyon, is open.

The Narrows Permits

The Narrows
 

Hiking The Narrows from the top down, either in one day or two days, requires a Wilderness Permit.

Advance Reservations: up to 3 months in advance
Over half of all available Narrows permits are available using a calendar reservation system. Reservations are available online during a three-month time frame. On the fifth day of every month at 10:00 am MT, reservations for the next month become available. If they are still available, they can be made until 5:00 pm MT on the day before your trip.

 
 

There is a $5.00 non-refundable fee for an online calendar reservation, and there is an additional charge for a permit that is determined by the size of your group.

Last Minute Drawing: 7 to 2 days in advance
If there are no advanced reservations for the one day available, the Last Minute Drawing will become an option 7 to 2 days before your trip date. If spaces remain after the Last Minute Drawing, walk-in permits become available the day before your trip date.

Apply for the Last Minute Drawing for the day hike from top to bottom.

Walk-in Permits: One day in advance
Backpacking sites are available as walk-in permits and can be obtained at park visitor centers the day before your trip.

Hours of Operation

Zion Express Membership
If you are a frequent visitor to Zion, consider enrolling in the Zion Express Membership. It allows members who have obtained a reservation to convert it to a permit online, three days before their trip. The entire permit process can be completed online. Stop by the Wilderness Desk to enroll.

Permit Costs:
$10.00 - 1-2 people
$15.00 - 3-7 people
$20.00 - 8-12 people

Did You Know?

Kolob Arch

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