Zion National Park is Open
2017 Shuttle Schedule
In summer, temperatures in Zion National Park often exceed 100°F/38°C. Zion experiences monsoons from mid-July into September that results in an increased risk of flash floods. Always be aware of the threat of storms and lightning and be prepared for a wide range of weather conditions. Check the weather forecast and know what to expect on the Weather and Climate page, or find out what it looks like now on the park webcam.
River ConditionsFlow Rate of the Virgin River
The Narrows closes when the flow rate is over 150 cubic feet per second (CFS), or during spring snowmelt. The Narrows also closes when a Flash Flood Warning is issued by the National Weather Service, and remains closed for two hours after the warning is lifted. Check the weather before you head into a narrow canyon. Flash floods are always possible.
3/21/2017- The Lower Emerald Pools Trail is closed until further notice due to a rockfall. The Middle and Upper Emerald Pools are still accessible via the Kayenta Trail.
Road ConditionsIn addition to this page, you can also find updated road conditions on Twitter. For 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: 3/21/2017 - Clear and dry.
From March through late November the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is accessible by free shuttle bus only.
Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway: 3/21/2017 - Clear and dry.
Kolob Canyons Road: In winter, the Kolob Canyons Road closes frequently during inclement weather. For current conditions call the Kolob Canyons Visitor Center at 435-586-9548.
Kolob Terrace Road: 3/21/2017 - Closed at the half gate at Black Canyon. Two to three fee of snow at this point.