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Zion National Park Programs And Operations Go To New Hours

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Date: September 5, 2017
Contact: John Marciano, (435) 772-7848

SPRINGDALE, UT – After Labor Day weekend, Zion National Park starts to wind down operations hours and programs. Beginning September 5, 2017, the following time changes and closures are in effect:

  • The Zion Nature Center is closed for the season.
  • The Zion Visitor Center, Wilderness Desk, and Museum will operate 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • The Kolob Canyon Visitor Center will close at 5:00 p.m. 
  • The Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel will close to over-sized vehicle escorts one hour earlier. Tunnel operations go from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  
  • The 5:25 p.m. Ranger-led talks move to 4:25 p.m. and both evening programs will be at 8:30 p.m.

Last updated: September 5, 2017

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Springdale, UT 84767


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