A rockfall briefly closes highway through Zion National Park
SPRINGDALE, Utah — A rockfall occurred early Wednesday morning on Zion-Mount Carmel Highway, along the south entrance of Zion National Park. Maintenance crews were able to clear and remove debris, and the road is back open to the public.
There were no reports of injuries or vehicles damaged.
The closure was located from Canyon Junction to the east side of the Zion-Mt Carmel Tunnel.
Zion-Mt Carmel Highway is located in the Washington and Kane counties in Southern Utah.
Zion National Park website provides a resource for updates on road conditions.
UPDATE: The rockfall on the Zion – Mt. Carmel highways is now cleared and the road is open. Special thanks to the Zion maintenance staff for their hard work! pic.twitter.com/Du1cmHkOir
— Zion National Park (@ZionNPS) June 29, 2022
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