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October 17, 2016
The Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational is November 7-13, 2016
“Centennial Edition” Celebrating the Influence of Art in the Founding of the National Park Service

October 14, 2016
Upcoming Public Scoping Meetings for Visitor Use Management Plan
Zion National Park welcoming input into management strategies

September 26, 2016
Final Phase of Waste Removal Project at Scout Lookout to be Rescheduled Again
Final Phase of Waste Removal Project at Scout Lookout to be Rescheduled Again

September 23, 2016
Zion National Park’s Fall Shuttle Schedule
Shuttle Schedules Change September 25, 2016

September 22, 2016
CCC Statue Dedication on Monday, September 26, 2016
Civilian Conservation Corps Remembered at Zion National Park

September 21, 2016
Final Phase of Waste Removal Project at Scouts Lookout to be Rescheduled
The original plan was to remove the waste barrels on Thursday, September 22, but the project will be rescheduled for Tuesday, September 27.

September 14, 2016
Waste Removal Work to Briefly Close Scout Lookout, Angels Landing and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Hikers expecting to do Scout Lookout and Angels Landing should plan an alternative activity during these times.

September 07, 2016
Multiple Search and Rescues End Busy Holiday Weekend at Zion
Labor Day Weekend Comes to a Close With Several Incidents

August 31, 2016
Crowded Conditions Anticipated at Zion National Park September 2-5
Peak Visitation Expected for Labor Day Weekend

August 12, 2016
The Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Reopens in Zion National Park
Traffic through the park flowing once again following large rock fall

August 10, 2016
Zion- Mount Carmel Highway Temporarily Closed Due to Major Rock Fall
Severe thunderstorm also caused flash flooding at Zion National Park

July 27, 2016
Tour of Utah Riding Through Zion National Park
Traffic Delays Expected August 1, 2016

July 09, 2016
Zion National Park BioBlitz - Where Dragonflies meet Citizen Scientists
Dragonflies can teach us about ourselves

June 20, 2016
Zion Condor Chick Confirmed, Yet Faces New Challenges
The presence of a California condor chick has been confirmed in the nest cave within Zion National Park, but the male parent (Condor 337) has died despite treatment for high levels of lead in his blood.

June 09, 2016
Tour of Utah Cycling Through Zion National Park
A demonstration ride is scheduled for August 1, 2016 as part of Tour’s Stage 1

June 02, 2016
Prescribed Burns Planned in Zion Canyon
These burns are planned to be ignited during the week of June 6-10, 2016.

May 25, 2016
Zion Anticipating Record Crowds Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend tends to be one of Park’s Busiest Weekends

May 18, 2016
Prescribed Fires Planned in Zion Canyon in 2016
The locations of the burns are in the vicinity of Zion Lodge and near the main park visitor center

May 16, 2016
Zion’s Visitor Use Management Plan Public Listening Sessions
Park holding sessions on-line and in four surrounding communities

May 12, 2016
Upcoming Hidden Canyon Trail Closure
Work will occur June 6, 2016 through September 1, 2016.

April 19, 2016
Condor pair likely incubating an egg in Zion National Park
A pair of California condors appear to be nesting again in Zion National Park.

April 16, 2016
Zion Celebrates National Park Week
National Park Week is April 17 - 24, 2016

March 23, 2016
Zion National Park Announces Climbing Closures for Bridge Mountain
The west side of Bridge Mountain is being added to the list of cliffs temporarily closed for the protection of nesting wildlife.

March 15, 2016
Name Released of Climber Fatality in Zion National Park
The name of the climber who died Wednesday, March 9, 2016, after falling in Zion National Park has been released.

March 10, 2016
Climber Dies after Fall in Zion National Park
On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 9, 2016, a rock climber died after falling from the Moonlight Buttress route in Zion National Park.

February 18, 2016
Zion National Park Announces 2016 Schedule of Climbing Closures
Climbing closures in Zion National Park begin on March 1, 2016 to protect peregrine falcon nesting areas.

February 10, 2016
Crowded Conditions Anticipated at Zion National Park February 13-15
Peak Visitation Expected for President’s Day Weekend

February 09, 2016
Zion National Park Deferred Maintenance Statistics Released
Zion National Park has nearly $70 Million in Deferred Maintenance -- Part of the $11.49 Billion Deferred Maintenance Backlog across the National Park System

January 27, 2016
2016 Zion Plein Air Invitational Call for Artists
November 7-13, 2016, Zion National Park and the Zion National Park Foundation will host the 2016 Zion Plein Air Art Invitational. Applications from interested artists will be accepted now through Monday, February 8, 2016.

January 20, 2016
Zion National Park, State of the Park Report
The NPS is developing these reports to assess the overall status and trends of each park’s resources and will use this information to improve park priority setting and to communicate complex park condition information to the public.

December 30, 2015
2016 Zion National Park Artists-in-Residence
Artists will immerse themselves in the beauty and wonders of Zion translating their experiences in the park into their art.


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