Trailwork in Zion National Park this summer will require the closure of some trails in the Weeping Rock area, according to park officials.
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Acadia National Park. Grand Canyon National Park. Zion National Park. These parks, and dozens of other units of the National Park System, have been created through presidential decree. On Wednesday, though, the House of Representatives will be asked to approve legislation that would greatly dilute that power for future presidents.
For the second time this year, a thrill-seeker has died at Zion National Park as the result of a BASE-jumping attempt that went awry.
With their colorful settings and majestic geology, Arches, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, and Zion national parks in Utah rightfully should be explored on foot, even if you only have a few hours to hike.
There are only so many vehicles you can squeeze into Zion National Park, and fewer parking spots. And with spring weather in the offing, park rangers just might start ticketing folks who park in the wrong spot.
With the travel season not too far off, you should be planning your national park adventures. If you're looking for a great scenic drive, we offer the following for your consideration.
Climbing routes on cliffs used by nesting Peregrine Falcons in Zion National Park will be temporarily closed beginning March 1 to protect the nesting success of this bird, which is in recovery from “endangered species” status.
Zion National Park has completed a plan to guide management actions and visitor use on the Virgin River and its tributaries.
A Utah cyclist was seriously injured when he collided with a wall while trying to ride with seven others through the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel in Zion National Park.
Desert Bighorn sheep just might be the wildlife attraction at Zion National Park in southwestern Utah. And while the herd has grown quite a bit in recent years, park officials want to get a better grip on managing the animals.