Operating Hours & Seasons

The park is 24 hours a day 7 days a week year round.

When the Zion Canyon Shuttle System is operating, Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is only accessible by shuttle. If you want to use a personal vehicle on Zion Canyon Scenic Drive at a time of year when the shuttle is not running, check the Zion Canyon Shuttle Schedule.

 
Zion Canyon Visitor Center
Zion Canyon Visitor Center
 
Facilities

Facitlites Hours

Updated May 19, 2024

Zion Canyon Visitor Center
Information Desk

8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Zion Forever Park Store

8 a.m. - 8 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

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Zion Nature Center
Junior Ranger Station


Closed for the season

Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kolob Canyons Wilderness Desk

Closed for the season

Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel
Oversize vehicle hours. Learn more online

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 
Shuttle

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.

 
Campgrounds

Campgrounds

Watchman Campground is open. Reservation required.
South Campground is open early June. Reservation required.
Lava Point Campground is closed until snow melts. Reservation required.

 
 

Seasons

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.

 
Shuttle Information
Shuttle schedule & information

Learn about the Free Zion Canyon Shuttle Service.

A ranger hands a visitor a map and newspaper about Zion National Park
How and when to apply for permits

Apply for permits to visit Angels Landing, to canyoneer, and to camp in Zion Wilderness

Campgrounds in Zion
Camping Information

Campgrounds in Zion

Last updated: May 19, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.

Springdale, UT 84767

Phone:

435-772-3256
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 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. MT, but a ranger may not answer if they are already speaking with someone else.

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