History & Culture

The place now called Zion National Park has been home to vibrant stories of both natural and cultural history for thousands of years. The towering cliffs, hearty wildlife, and diverse peoples of this place offer narratives which still inspire us today. Explore these stories and learn more about the incredulous landscape which makes up Utah’s first National Park.

Petroglyphs of animals


Uncover Zion National Park's human history.

A person and a horse stand in water in a slot canyon.


Learn more about the diverse peoples who have called Zion home for thousands of years.

Painting of Zion Canyon with the Virgin River in shadow


Discover historic places and structures at Zion.

A historic pot photographed inside the park museum building.

Museum Collections & Archives

Explore museum and archives collections of Zion.

Last updated: September 27, 2022

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.

Springdale, UT 84767


If you have questions, please email zion_park_information@nps.gov. Listen to recorded information by calling anytime 24 hours a day. Rangers answer phone calls from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. MT, but a ranger may not answer if they are already speaking with someone else.

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