Road Closures at Zion Due to Heavy Rain and Multiple Rock Slides

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Date: July 11, 2018
Contact: Aly Baltrus, 435-703-3836

Zion- Mount Carmel Highway (State Route 9 connector) closed until further notice

 
SPRINGDALE, UT – After receiving 3 inches of rain in a short amount of time, Zion National Park has been experiencing several rock and debris slides on the switchbacks below the tunnel. The road has been closed indefinitely between Canyon Junction and the East Entrance. The Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is also currently closed.
 
Road crews will assess the damage before removing the debris, making repairs, and reopening roadways.
 



Last updated: July 22, 2018

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Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767

Phone:

(435) 772-3256
Staffed daily from 9 am - noon. Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. If you are unable to reach someone by phone, please email us at zion_park_information@nps.gov.

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