Operating Hours & Seasons

Zion Canyon Visitor Center
Zion Canyon Visitor Center

The park is open every day of the year.


2021 Facilities Hours

Updated September 21, 2021

Zion Canyon Visitor Center

(Outside Information Desk)

8 am - 6 pm

Park Store

8 am - 7 pm

Zion Canyon Wilderness Desk
Allow for at least 20 minutes to obtain a permit.

Now to October 3rd:
7 am - 5 pm
Starting October 4th:
8 am - 4:30 pm

Zion Human History Museum


Zion Nature Center


Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

9 am - 2 pm


Shuttle System

Daily shuttle service is operating in both Zion National Park and Springdale.
Access to the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is by shuttle bus only.
Masks are required to ride the free shuttle. Shuttle tickets are no longer needed.

2021 Zion Canyon Shuttle Hours Sept. 20 to Nov. 7 Nov. 8 to Nov. 28 Nov. 29 to Dec. 22 Dec. 23 to Jan. 1
First shuttle leaves the Visitor Center 7:00am 7:00am not in service 8:00am
Last shuttle leaves the Visitor Center 5:00pm 4:00pm not in service TBD
Last shuttle out of the canyon from the Temple of Sinawava 7:15pm 6:15pm not in service 5:45pm


Watchman Campground is open - reservations required.
South Campground is open - reservations required.

Zion Lodge

Zion Lodge

Zion Lodge is open with limited services.



Is there a best time to visit Zion? It depends what you're looking for, and each season has its advantages. Learn more about Zion in summer, fall, winter, or spring, and find out what kind of weather to expect.

Last updated: September 21, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd.
State Route 9

Springdale, UT 84767


Recorded park information available 24 hours a day. Phones are answered 9 am to 4 pm Mountain Daylight Time. You can also send your questions to us at zion_park_information@nps.gov.

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