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 closed. CUA application will not be accepted after the April 1, 2022 deadline. The 2023 CUA application window will open in mid-November 2022.

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:

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: April 14, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale , UT 84767

Phone:

435-772-3256
If you have questions, please email zion_park_information@nps.gov. Get recorded park information by calling anytime 24 hours a day. Rangers staff our phone from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. MT, but a ranger may not answer if they are already on speaking with someone else.

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