Ranger Minutes

Ranger Minutes are videocasts of information about the park's resources and tips to help you plan your trip to the park. The video should begin playing automatically. If you experience a lot of buffering, try pausing the video and waiting for it to load before viewing.
 

The Zion Wilderness

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Duration:
3 minutes, 12 seconds

Discover the Zion Wilderness with Ranger Melanie, and find out what makes wilderness areas so special.

 

The Zion Nature Center

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Duration:
2 minutes, 22 seconds

Join Park Ranger Colton Winder and learn about the evolution of the beautiful and historic Zion Nature Center.

 

Triops Longicaudatus

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Duration:
2 minutes, 4 seconds

Learn about these fascinating living fossils, also known as tadpole shrimp, that survive in Zion's ephemeral potholes with Park Ranger Kenny Slocum.

 

The Narrows

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Duration:
2 minutes, 22 seconds

Find out what to expect and how to prepare for one of Zion’s most popular hikes with Park Ranger Jonathan Fortner.

 

Kolob Canyons

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Duration:
2 minutes, 14 seconds

Discover this quieter and stunningly beautiful section of Zion National Park with Park Ranger Rendall Seely.

 

The Civilian Conservation Corps

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Duration:
4 minutes

Travel back in time with Park Ranger Brian Forist and discover the amazing impact the Civilian Conservation Corps had in Zion.

 

Desert Varnish

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Duration:
2 minutes, 16 seconds

Uncover the mystery behind the black streaks that paint the walls of Zion with Park Ranger Jenny Eberlein.

 

The East Rim Trail

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Duration:
2 minutes, 6 seconds

Join Park Ranger Colton Winder as he explores the scenery and history of one of Zion’s first trails.

 

Zion's Habitats

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Duration:
1 minute, 26 seconds

Explore the incredible diversity of habitats in Zion National Park with Park Ranger Juliet Garretson.

 
 

Paleontology

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Duration:
3 minutes, 18 seconds

Discover the fantastic fossil history revealed in Zion National Park with Park Ranger Barb Graves.

 

The Zion Snail

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Duration:
1 minute, 43 seconds

Park Ranger Tim Lutterman takes a closer look at the smallest snail in the world, the Zion snail.

 

Canyoneering in Zion

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Duration:
6 minutes, 18 seconds

Canyoneering is an adventure sport combining route finding, rappelling, problem-solving, swimming and hiking. Please watch this video for an introduction to some of the common dangers you are likely to face.

 

Zion National Park Centennial

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Duration:
3 minutes, 37 seconds

Join Park Ranger Robin Hampton and learn more about Zion National Park's 100th Birthday, which was celebrated in 2009.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767

Phone:

(435) 772-3256
The park information office is open between 8 am and 4 pm Mountain Time everyday.

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