Remarkable Rodents

Zion National Park provides habitat for a variety of rodents (34 species total), including pocket gophers, rock squirrels, chipmunks, porcupines, and over a dozen types of mice and rats. Click on the links below to learn more about these common species:

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Last updated: October 5, 2015

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Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767


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