Commercial Use Authorization

Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs) are limited authorizations to provide specific visitor services within the boundaries of Zion National Park.

The 2022 CUA application window is now open. The application window will close on April 1, 2022. No applications will be accepted after this date.

The following are the only commercial services offered in Zion National Park:

  • Commercially Guided Hiking Tours (Level II and Level III)
  • Commercially Guided Bicycle Tours
  • Photography and Painting Workshops
  • Recreational Shuttle Services
  • Commercial Motorcycle Tours
  • Rental RV Delivery
 
 

Guide Resources

Please visit the following links to learn more about the park:

Guides: Visit the following links to acknowledge the 2022 conditions of your companies specific permit:

2022 Zion Commercially Guided Hiking Tours ( Level II ) Conditions Acknowledgement Form

2022 Commercially Guided Hiking Tours ( Level III ) Conditions Acknowledgement Form

2022 Zion Commercial Photography and Painting Workshop Conditions Acknowledgement Form

2022 Zion Commercial Bicycle Tour Conditions Acknowledgement Form

2022 Zion Commercial Motorcycle Conditions Acknowledgement Form

2022 Zion Commercial RV Delivery Conditions Acknowledgement Form

2022 Zion Commercial Shuttle Service Conditions Acknowledgement Form

2022 Attachment E: Zion National Park Form

Please visit the following link to learn more about the park's laws and policies:
https://www.nps.gov/zion/learn/management/lawsandpolicies.htm

Get Park Alerts
Stay up to date with road closures and other park conditions by signing up for park alerts. This service is only available to commercial park users and only one form can be submitted per company.
Send Word Now Sign Up Form

Helpful Links for Commercial Use Holders in Zion National Park
Zion General:
2021 Superintendent’s Compendium (Zion-specific rules and regulations)

UPDATE: New COVID-19 Guidance for Commercial Use Authorizations


Zion National Park Search and Rescue Blog:
https://www.nps.gov/zion/blogs/sarblog.htm
Zion National Park’s Live Air Quality Data:
https://www.nps.gov/subjects/air/current-data.htm?site=zion


Weather and Floods:
National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning for Zion National Park: https://www.weather.gov/slc/flashflood
National Weather Service Zion Headwaters Forecast: https://www.weather.gov/source/slc/flashflood/?ZionHW
NRCS SNOTEL Stations on the Plateau above Zion (for snow depth and snow-water equivalent): https://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/snow/
Weather Station in Zion Canyon: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/timeseries.php?sid=ZIOU1&table=1&banner=off
Weather Station near the East Entrance: https://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mesowest/timeseries.php?sid=ZNP&table=1&banner=off
USGS Springdale North Fork Virgin River Gage: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?09405500
USGS East Fork Virgin River Gage: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/ut/nwis/uv?site_no=09404900
Subscribe to USGS WaterAlert for North Fork Gage: https://water.usgs.gov/wateralert/subscribe2/?site_no=09405500&parm=00045

Last updated: November 15, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale , UT 84767

Phone:

435-772-3256
Recorded park information available 24 hours a day. Phones are answered 9 am to 4 pm Mountain Daylight Time. You can also send your questions to us at zion_park_information@nps.gov.

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