About Zion National Park

The highlight of Zion National Park is an expansive canyon. Averaging 2,000 feet deep, Zion Canyon offers hiking opportunities along its floor in the 20 to 30 foot wide area known as The Narrows and the challenging area known as The Subway. Swimming is also permitted in this area of the Virgin River. Other spectacular features of Zion include natural rock arches. Two of the most prominent are the Crawford and Kolob. One thousand feet above the canyon floor, Crawford Arch can be seen from the patio of the Park’s Human History Museum. Kolob Arch is visible by those hiking within the area of the Park’s Kolob Canyon. Other stone arches at Zion include Double Pine, Jughandle, Chinle Trail, and Hidden Arch. The Pa’rus Trail offers a pet-friendly path for all our animal lovers and people with all different levels of abilities including strollers and wheelchairs.

*Zion National Park operations can change daily, please visit this link to get the most up to date information.


Zion Canyon Shuttle Info

There is no ticket, permit, or reservation needed to ride the park shuttle.


Pet Guidelines

The only trail that allows pets is the Pa’rus Trail, which begins at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center.


Weather Forecast

Zion National Park area weather forecast provided by the National weather service.

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