Ranger-led Activities

Ranger-led Bird Walk
Ranger-led Bird Walk

Ranger-led Programs

Please check our calendar to see an up to date schedule. You can also see our ranger program schedule in the free NPS App.

Patio Talks

Ranger-led Patio Talks take place daily at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center Plaza at 10 AM daily. Subjects vary. Accessible.

Ranger-Led Walk

Ranger-led Walk everyday on the Pa'rus Trail at 1:30 PM. Easy, two hours. Sign up at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center up to 72 hours in advance. Accessible.


Watchman Evening Program

From April through October. Every evening at 8:30 pm. Watchman Campground Amphitheater. Discover what makes Zion such a special place. Topics often include the ranger's favorite stories (animals, people, geology. See bulletin boards for specific program topics. This program is outside so please dress accordingly. Accessible parking available.


Junior Ranger Programs

Youth programs are designed specifically for families and children. All Youth programs have ended for 2022. Junior Ranger Activity Booklets are available at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center and Human History Museum.

Zion Nature Center

The Zion Nature Center closed for the season on Monday, September 5, 2022.

This interactive children's museum is a perfect place to learn about the geology, animals, and history of Zion. Explore different habitats, listen to bird songs and canyon tree frog calls, and watch flash flood videos in this historic building. The Nature Center is located near the South Campground, and can be accessed via the Pa’rus Trail. Limited parking is available. The Nature Center will reopen in May of 2023.

Last updated: January 2, 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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