ALL NEWS

Zion National Park and other Utah national parks begin re-opening

May 12, 2020, 8:51 AM

National parks are re-opening this month and Utah’s most popular, Zion National Park, will re-open Wednesday. 

Zion National Park will open Wednesday, but the park says that many services won’t be available.

Zion says that shuttle and visitors center will remain closed for now and that hiking areas that require a permit, such as Kolob Canyons, will remain closed as well.

Arches and Canyonlands will not open until after Memorial Day, on May 29.  Trails, restrooms and roads will be open to the public immediately, but stores, visitor’s centers and campgrounds will remain closed.  

Park workers who come in from out of state will be subject to a 14-day quarantine before they can show up for work.  Services will resume on a phased-in basis throughout the summer.

 

Today’s Top Stories

All News

reckless driving in centerville...
Mark Jones

Centerville man taken into custody for reported reckless driving incident

Centerville police say a 46-year-old man is in custody after an alleged reckless driving incident through Centerville on Tuesday afternoon.
23 hours ago
Missing Layton teen...
Mark Jones

Breaking: Teen missing from Layton found safe in Salt Lake City

LAYTON, Utah — The teen missing from a Layton treatment center since last week was found safe and sound Tuesday evening in Salt Lake City. Missing teen Natalee has been found in Salt Lake thanks to a tip from someone who spotted her there. She is safe and being reunited with her family. Gathering more […]
23 hours ago
St. Mark's Hospital in Salt Lake City. According to the Utah Hospital Association, staffing at hosp...
Martha Harris

Staffing at Utah hospitals is in a more stable place than a year ago

Staffing at Utah hospitals are at a more stable position than they were last year, according to the Utah Hospital Association. However, they still aren't at pre-pandemic levels.
23 hours ago
Ogden police investigate a man who shook a 8-week-old baby on multiple accounts....
Mark Jones

Ogden man in jail after allegedly shaking 8-week-old baby

An 8-week-old baby is in critical condition after being allegedly shook by the father. The father, a 20-year-old man from Ogden, has been arrested.
23 hours ago
Utah national parks no longer have a mask mandate...
Allie Litzinger

Number of visitors to Arches National Park is on the decline

Visitors to Arches National Park are on the decline in recent months. A time entry system designed to make for better visitor experience, may be to be blame for fewer visitors.
23 hours ago
Refinery flares safeguard fuel processing equipment if malfunctions occur...
Alejandro Lucero

Refinery flares are normal says Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Refinery flares might seem uncommon, but the Utah Department of Environmental Quality said they are normal and present no cause for concern.
23 hours ago

Sponsored Articles

Zion National Park and other Utah national parks begin re-opening