Things To Do

Fall Map and Guide jpeg

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.


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


The Pa'rus Trail and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive are accessible to bicycles. The shuttles have bike racks.


Zion is home to 207 species of birds. Bird checklists are available at the visitor centers.


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

backcountry icon

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


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


Zion offers many trails ranging from short "leg-stretcher" 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
Explore the wilderness and solitude of the northwest corner of Zion National Park. Kolob Canyons has something special for everyone to experience.

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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767


(435) 772-3256
Recorded information is available 24 hours a day. Park staff answers calls seven days a week from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Contact Us