Online Wilderness Permits


The Zion Wilderness permits are being issued for all overnight backpacking, canyoneering, and climbing trips.

  • In compliance with Coronavirus (COVID-19) Protective Guidelines, Wilderness permits will be issued online through the Wilderness Reservation and Permitting system until further notice.

  • The Zion Canyon and Kolob Canyons Visitor Centers are closed.

  • Staff will be available from 8:00am - 4:30pm daily via email, to answer your Wilderness questions.

  • We hope these efforts will help to reduce the spread of the virus, while still allowing you to complete your trips into the Zion Wilderness.

  • We encourage everyone to follow current CDC guidelines with regards to travel and public health.

If you currently have an existing Wilderness Reservation:

  • Please contact the Zion Wilderness staff via email at to obtain your online permit or to cancel your reservation.

If you are making a new Wilderness Reservation please follow the steps below:

  • Make sure that the email address you provide is accurate and that you have the ability to check your account frequently between now and your trip.

  • Please contact the Zion Wilderness staff via email at with any questions.

Current Zion Express Members:

  • Please obtain your reservations and permits online as usual.

Juniper trees in the foreground with a view of snow covered red rock mountain
Winter conditions may exist in the Zion Wilderness. March is typically the wettest month with snow pack peaking in the third week.

NPS Photo / Rendall Seely

Last updated: March 22, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767


(435) 772-3256
Staffed daily from 8 am - 4 pm. Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. If you are unable to reach someone by phone, please email us at

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