Canyoneer Dies In Fall In "Subway" At Zion National Park

A 47-year-old Ohio woman has been killed in a fall in the "Subway," a popular canyoneering route in Zion National Park in Utah.

Zion National Park Developing Management Plan For Virgin River

Zion National Park officials are seeking input on a draft Comprehensive Management Plan and Environmental Assessment for sections of the Virgin River that runs through the park in southwestern Utah.

Inexperience, Poor Planning Tied To Canyoneering Accidents Outside Zion National Park

Inexperience and errors of judgment, two factors often cited in accidents and injuries in the National Park System, played a role in two recent canyoneering accidents just outside Zion National Park.

Trust For Public Land Buys Land To Protect Access To Zion Narrows Trail At Zion National Park

To reach the start of the Zion Narrows Trail, a 16-mile-long route that enters Zion National Park through a slender rift in the Earth carved by the Virgin River, you need to cross a ranch. While developers were eyeing that ranch for plots of homes, the Trust For Public Land has purchased it to preserve it as is.

Zion National Park Looking For 2014 Artists In Residence

Zion National Park will begin accepting applications for the 2014 Artist-in-Residence program on May 26. Applications must be postmarked by July 19 and received by July 24, 2013.

Around The Parks: Great Basin Water, Zion's Sick Bighorns, Civil War Program, Taxes For Arch

Water is a precious thing in the Great Basin of Utah and Nevada, and the decision by Utah's governor not to endorse a plan to send groundwater from the region to Las Vegas is great news for Great Basin National Park.

Shuttle System Back Running At Zion National Park

Shuttle buses once again are ready to carry you into Zion Canyon at Zion National Park, with daily service resuming this Sunday and continuing through October 28.

Photographer Planning To Document Crumbling Side Of National Parks

Pretty pictures of national park vistas are commonplace. But how would you react to a photo that showed the crumbling side of the parks?

Windows On Nature: The Ten Best National Park Webcam Sites In America

Webcams provide us with windows on the world. They allow armchair travelers to follow activity outside a Dublin pub, monitor traffic on San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, and check on what’s happening at the International Space Station. Webcams also provide windows on nature, some of the best of which comes by way of cameras stationed in our national parks.

Zion National Park Has Been Added To Traveler's Collection Of Essential Park Guides

Heading to Zion National Park? Check out Traveler's Essential Guide to the park. It provides an overview of the park, some history, information on lodging, camping, and hiking, and a geology section.