Located in the southwest corner of Utah is one of the most magnificent natural wonders in the world and also one of the easiest to access. Surrounding the small and quaint community of Springdale, Utah on three sides and only 2.5 hours from Las Vegas, 4 hours from Salt Lake City, and 6-7 hours from Southern California makes getting here and exploring easy and convenient. Touted by seasoned travelers as one of the most “user friendly” national parks in the country with a rare combination of elevation, wide open and level spaces, spectacular slot canyons, great year round temperatures, and an expansive river valley. The park attracts nearly four million visitors each year.

A convenient shuttle system is provided to help you get around the park. For specific information on how to use the shuttle system, click here.

Hours & Fees

The park is open 24 hours a day, every day throughout the year. Some facilities and services may close for parts of the year. Park visitors are required to purchase a recreational use pass upon entrance; however, to encourage exploration and a sense of appreciation for America’s beauty, the park is now offering several free dates throughout the year.

For current information on the park’s free dates and entrance fees for weekly, group, annual, and lifetime passes, as well as commercial tours, click here.


  • Did you know that Zion is the 8th most visited National Park in the United States?
  • Did you know that October through November is often the most pleasant time of year to visit Zion?
  • Did you know that Springdale is less than a 3-hour drive from 3 National Parks, 6 National Monuments and 2 National Recreation Areas?

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