Shuttles operate from late March till late October, and private cars are not allowed
to drive through Zion Canyon during the season
(other roads of the park remain open to private vehicles).
Shuttles operate daily begining at about 6:30 a.m. until approximately 9:30 p.m.
The intervals between the buses vary between 30 min to
every 6-8 minutes during the busy times of the day.
A complete round trip along Zion Canyon will take a minimum of 90,
but you can get on and off as often as you like, to take pictures and enjoy the views.
For a day trip on the shuttle, take with you water, snacks, sunscreen and/or sunglasses,
wear good walking shoes, and don't forget your camera!
Shuttle bus stops:
Vehicles over 13'1" tall, semitrucks, vehicles weighting more than 50,000 lbs
(approximately 25 ton), long vehicles (over 40 feet),
bicycles and pedestrians are prohibited in the tunnel.
There are picinic areas at The Grotto, near Zion Nature Center,
at Lava Point, and at Kolob Canyons viewpoint. All picnic areas have tables.
Drinking water and fire grates are available at The Grotto.
Pets must be under physical control on a leash no longer than six feet (2 m) at all times.
They are not allowed on thrails, in the backcountry, in public buildings, or on the shuttle.
Pets may be walked on the Pa'rus trail, but please be courteous to walkers and bicycle riders.
Boarding kennels are available in Rockville, Kanab, St. George, and Cedar City.
Fires are permitted only in the fire pits provided at campgrounds and some picnic areas.
Bring or purchase your own wood; collecting wood is not permitted in the park.
Where permitted, keep fires small and under control, never leave a fire unattended.
When leaving, make sure fires are dead out.
Fires are not permitted in the backcountry at any time; use a stove to cook.
Bicycles are permitted only on the established roads and on the Pa'rus trail.
They are not allowed on hiking trails or off-road.
Riding through the Zion-Mt.Carmel tunnel is prohibited.
Climbing on Zion's sandstone requires appropriate hardware and techniques.
Climbing and rapelling are prohibited on the cliffs above
Middle and Lower Emerald pools and Weeping Rock.
A $5 permit is required for overnight climbs.
Guided trips are available Canyon Trail Rides, March through October.
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