Things To Do

Zion Summer Map and Guide

Map and Guide
Planning a trip to Zion National Park can be as challenging as exploring the park itself. The park newspaper contains a wealth of information to help you plan your visit.


Read trail and campsite descriptions and conditions, and find out how to get a backpacking permit in Zion.


The Pa'rus Trail and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive are accessible to bicycles.


Zion is home to 291 species of birds. Bird checklists are available at the visitor centers.


Zion has three campgrounds. Watchman Campground takes reservations from March through late November.

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Learn about canyoneering in Zion and how to get a permit.


Find out about climbing in Zion and how to get a permit for overnight bivouacs.


Zion offers many trails ranging from short walks to strenuous adventures.


Horseback riding
Guided trips are available March through October. Call
1-435-679-8665 or visit

Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

Kolob Canyons
Due to construction, the Kolob Canyons Visitor Center is open with limited operations. The Kolob Canyon Scenic Drive is open. Rangers are patroling this area.

The Narrows

The Narrows
Learn about what to expect and how to prepare for hiking The Narrows.


Ranger-led Activities
Join a park ranger and learn more about Zion. Check the Park Map and Guide for times, places, and subjects.

River Trips

River Trips
Find out about boating in the Virgin River. Permits are issued when the flow rate is over 150 CFS.

Stock Use

Stock Use
Learn about bringing your stock animals into Zion. Stock animals permitted are horses, mules, and burros.

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Tips for where and how to stargaze in Zion!

Last updated: November 27, 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 Listen to recorded information by calling anytime 24 hours a day. Rangers answer phone calls from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. MT, but a ranger may not answer if they are already speaking with someone else.

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