Zion National Park is Open
From early spring to late fall, ride free shuttles in Springdale and the park. You do not need a ticket or reservation to ride the park shuttle. Check the seasonal shuttle schedule before your visit.
Check the weather forecast and our Weather and Climate page. See real-time conditions near Springdale on the park webcam.
Avoid exposure to toxic cyanobacteria. Do not submerge your head in or drink water from any rivers in Zion National Park.
Wildfire & Campfires
Wildland & Prescribed Fires
May 31, 2023 - Crater Hill Fire - 10 acres.
Fires are not allowed outside of established, metal fire rings or grills or in Zion Wilderness. Fireworks are always prohibited.
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Trails & Hiking
Pick a trail from our hiking guide. Check the weather and drink plenty of water. Temperatures vary widely. Bring layers of clothing, food, water, and a flashlight.
Watchman Campground: Camping year round. Reservations only.
Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel
Tunnel is open. Oversize vehicles always require one-way traffic control by park rangers to go through narrow tunnel. In 2023, rangers manage traffic:
Learn more size restrictions and about the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel.
We share updates about park roads on Twitter @ZionNPS and on the webpage you are reading. For other Utah road conditions, call 866-511-8824, or if you are in Utah, dial 5-1-1 on your cell phone.
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive: Only accessible by free shuttle bus for most of the year. Please check the seasonal shuttle schedule. If parking fills when the road is open to drivers (i.e. when shuttles are not running), the National Park Service may temporarily close the road. Check top of this page for closure alerts.
National Parks in Southern Utah
Visit other national parks in Southern Utah. Learn more about permits, shuttles, and whether you need a reservation in this article.
Last updated: May 31, 2023