Operating Hours & Seasons

The park is open every day of the year.

Zion Canyon Visitor Center
Zion Canyon Visitor Center

2023 Hours

Updated March 11, 2023

Zion Canyon Visitor Center
Information Desk

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Zion Forever Park Store

Starting 3/12: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Zion Canyon Wilderness Desk

Allow at least 20 minutes to get a permit

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Zion Human History Museum

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Zion Nature Center

Closed for Season

Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kolob Canyons Wilderness Desk

Allow at least 20 minutes to get a permit

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Shuttle System

For most of the year, visitors can ride a shuttle from the Zion Canyon Visitor Center into Zion Canyon (Zion Canyon Line) and in the town of Springdale (Springdale Line). Check the seasonal shuttle schedule online. When shuttles are running, individual drivers cannot drive into Zion Canyon but can drive in the town of Springdale.



Watchman Campground is open. Reservation required.
South Campground is closed for the 2023 season.
Lava Point Campground is closed for the season.



When is the best time of year to visit Zion? The short answer is, it depends what you're looking for. Every season has advantages. Learn more about Zion in summer, fall, winter, or spring, and find out what kind of weather to expect.


Last updated: March 28, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.

Springdale, UT 84767


If you have questions, please email zion_park_information@nps.gov. Listen to recorded information by calling anytime 24 hours a day. Rangers answer phone calls from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. MT, but a ranger may not answer if they are already speaking with someone else.

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