Effective March 17, 2020
In compliance with Coronavirus Protective Guidelines, all Wilderness Permits will be issued through our online Zion Wilderness Reservation and Permitting System. Thank you for your understanding and patience at this time.
The Zion Wilderness is a world-renowned destination that offers opportunities for solitude and adventure. With over 90 miles of trails and dozens of designated backpacking sites, Zion National Park offers a variety of unique backpacking opportunities.
Download the current Wilderness Guide from our park newspaper page. It is a great source of information if you are planning a backpacking trip in Zion.
Backpackers may need to use the Wilderness Transportation options to get to trailheads.
Last updated: March 17, 2020