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ZION NATIONAL PARK – The Angels Landing Trail at Zion National Park will be closed Tuesday for repairs. The park is closing the area to fix a broken post in a steep section of the trail. The West Rim Trail between the Grotto and Scout Lookout will also close during the repairs on Angels Landing Trail.
ZION NATIONAL PARK — Authorities are seeking information about the recent poaching of a pregnant cow elk within Zion National Park. Part of the elk's hide and gut pile were found in Lee Valley off Kolob Terrace Road, according to an emailed statement from the National Park Service and the Utah ...

In this 2009 photo, buses pass each other at the Weeping Rock shuttle stop, Zion National Park, Utah, April 18, 2009 | Photo by Reuben Wadsworth, St. George News. “The congestion, noise, pollution, and associated resource damage suggested that we go 'back to the future,'” the event's program read.
Spring break begins for many colleges and universities this week, which means higher than normal crowds are expected in Zion. Park staff is anticipating conditions similar to last year's spring break crowds, where parking inside the Park can fill up by 10 a.m., and shuttle bus lines at the visitor center can be as long as 45 ...
On March 1, the South Campground at Zion National Park became accessible only by reservation. Reservations for campsites at South Campground may be made two weeks prior to your arrival date online at recreation.gov or by calling (877) 444-6777. Reservations are needed as the campground is full ...
In third was Zion National Park in Utah. The list was rounded out by Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado in fourth and Yosemite National Park in California in fifth. NPS reported that 2017 saw just a slight dip in park attendance in comparison to 2016's record-setting numbers (from 2016′s ...

ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah (News4Utah) – If you want to camp at Zion National Park, you'll need to make a reservation. Beginning March 1, you'll need a reservation for Watchman and South campgrounds. Previously, these campgrounds were reservation-only during the park's peak season from March ...
(Tom Wharton | The Salt Lake Tribune) The grounds in front of the Zion National Park Lodge were mostly empty Sunday on the second day of the government shutdown, though the lodge remained opened. Park services have been reduced because of a federal government shutdown that went into effect at ...
Zion National Park's Artist-in-Residence program is open to professional visual, literary and performing artists, giving those selected the chance to live in and breathe in the park's beauty. And, Siebers adds, "what they work on could be drastically different." The park has hosted 19 painters, two sculptors, ...
(KUTV) — Major traffic delays are expected for people visiting Zion National Park over the President's Day weekend. The town of Springdale and the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) are asking people to consider visiting the national park during another weekend if possible. “Limited parking and roadway ...
FILE - This Sept. 15, 2015, file photo shows Zion National Park near Springdale, Utah. National parks in the U.S. will sharply drop the number of days they allow visitors to get in for free. After waiving entrance fees for 16 days in 2016 and 10 days in 2017, the National Park Service announced Tuesday, Dec.
SPRINGDALE, Utah — Thousands of people are expected to visit Zion National Park over Presidents Day weekend, and local authorities are asking those with flexible plans to consider visiting another time. The Utah Department of Transportation is working on a reconstruction project through Zion Canyon, ...
Zion National Park has a visitor problem. The canyon saw over 4.5 million tourists in 2017 and just doesn't have the resources to keep up with demand. Now, due to increasing visitor usage, Zion is one of several U.S. National Parks considering implementing a reservation system to keep the crowds at bay.
(KUTV) - Public input to the National Park Service's proposal to redesign Zion National Park's south entrance fee station is being solicited. The deadline to submit a comment is March 1, 2018. The proposed project to reconstruct the south entrance fee station and the adjacent roadway is to decrease park entry wait times for ...
The National Park Service, in conjunction with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, is seeking information about the recent poaching of a pregnant cow elk within Zion National Park. The reward for information leading to to the arrest and conviction of the poacher of a pregnant elk in Zion National Park ...
SPRINGDALE, Utah – A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest after a pregnant elk was poached in Zion National Park. The National Park Service and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are asking for the public's help with information about the poaching reported back on Jan.
Twenty years ago, Zion National Park in Utah came up with a way to control crowds: Visitors are forced to ditch their cars and travel through the ...

Helicopters could be seen overhead at Utah's Zion National Park recently, for a very different kind of rescue. Two outhouses located near the park's popular ...
The busy lunch spot on the way to Utah's famed Angels Landing in Zion National Park offers some of the best views on Earth, but thousands of ...
In September, after Zion National Park floated a similar idea, Reps. Rob Bishop and Chris Stewart sent Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke a letter, ...
At Zion National Park, the crowds are so heavy that park officials are considering a congestion management plan that would require visitors to ...
(Al Hartmann | Tribune file photo) A hiker looks into the valley floor of Zion Canyon from the top of Angel's Landing Trail in Zion National Park.
“Achieving LEED Silver is an example of the environmental commitment that the Zion National Park Lodge, and Xanterra as a whole, has put ...
... Certified Building, but parts of the Zion National Park Lodge, run by concessionaire Xanterra Parks & Resorts, have earned that certification.
Jack Burns says he will always remember his first day on the job at Zion National Park. It was 1982, early spring, and he drove through the ...
Steps away from natural wonders like Zion National Park in Springdale and Cedar Breaks National Monument in Cedar City are restaurants ...
“The fees are being raised for a good reason,” said Zion National Park spokesman John Marciano. “This is a proposal for a fee structure ...
They're only shuttle stops away from each other in Utah's Zion National Park (nps.gov/zion). One hike is to an ethereal spot called Angel's ...
FILE - The Angels Landing Trail, one of Zion National Park's most popular and heavily used trails, will undergo routine maintenance beginning ...
T+L launched Operation Vacation to inspire workers to use their days off and get away, offering exclusive travel discounts as incentive. For the ...
Clif Bar & Company is trying to bring the steep red cliffs and lush hanging gardens of Utah's Zion National Park to the streets of Chicago with a ...
New numbers show the stunning red rocks at Zion National Park are on pace to set another record for visits, as park managers consider a ...
Officers say Zion's National Park Search and Rescue responded to the man as well but he soon passed away from his injuries “despite the ...
A new electric bus has been added to Zion National Park's transportation fleet as part of a three-month pilot program to determine the feasibility ...
The Narrows at Zion National Park are undoubtedly one of the premier hikes in all of Utah. Unique, stupendous, awe-inspiring are among the ...
SPRINGDALE, Utah – One of Zion National Park's most popular, and heavily used trails will undergo routine maintenance during the first week ...
They live in colonies and remain with their mate for life, living about 8-10 years in the wild. Beavers are spread throughout North America, from Zion National Park in Utah to Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park to Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota.
That means a trip to, say, Zion National Park from this area is as simple as getting in, gassing up and going. Again, though, this is a premium-priced product, with a base price of nearly $42,000.
With more than 40,000 public comments submitted on a Bureau of Land Management proposal to lease land near Zion National Park to oil developers, the Park Service is asking its sister agency to defer action on two of three parcels. Two parcels are ...
ST. GEORGE, Utah (ABC4 Utah) Actor Nicolas Cage is in southern Utah filming his newest thriller. It marks the latest picture shot in the southern half of the state, boasting 90 years of movie magic.
Travel and destination photographer T.J. Drechsel, a Wilmington resident, just visited five national parks in Utah, where he encountered the surreal tableau of arches, alcoves, hoodoos, and epic canyons.
None. You never know who you'll meet. In Kanab, Utah, this group of European riders were en route to Zion National Park. So was I. Gary McKechnie. One of the most picturesque roads in America is this ...
... Monument in Arizona, chief ranger at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area, and supervisory park ranger at Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Rocky Mountain National Park, Zion National Park and Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.
One of the most popular hikes in Zion National Park is through The Narrows, a 16-mile journey through the narrowest part of Zion Canyon, which features fluted walls hundreds of feet tall and some areas that are only 20 feet wide.
The RV Geeks offer RV maintenance, repair & travel tips from "Do-It-Ourselves" full-time RVers. They've handled most of their own RV maintenance during more than a decade of exploring North America.
Zion Canyon Field Institute is the educational arm of Zion Natural History Association, the official cooperating partner of Zion National Park. This lecture is made possible by a grant from the National Park Foundation. The Canyon Community Center is ...
Visitation topped 330 million in 2016, which marked the National Park Service's 100th anniversary. Rocky Mountain National Park ranked fourth among the nation's parks for visitation, behind Yosemite National Park and ahead of Zion National Park.
PHOTO: Golden Gate National Recreation Area was one of the more popular parks in 2016. (Photo via Flickr/Paul Churcher). Choosing a national park to visit isn't typically a popularity contest, but perhaps the masses are onto something.
ST. GEORGE - Zion National Park is weighing in on a proposal to lease land located near the park for oil and gas development.
Of local note, Zion National Park ranked fifth on the list of the most visited national parks, behind Great Smoky Mountains, Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Rocky Mountain, with 4,295,127 visits.


 

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