Springdale Visitor Center

Springdale and Zion Canyon Visitor Center E Store Image

Located in the heart of Springdale and Zion Canyon and 1 mile from the main south entrance of Zion National Park the setting is picture perfect. The Springdale Visitor Center is focused on helping visitors maximize their trips both in Zion National Park and the surrounding areas. At the Springdale Visitor Center, you can learn about many of the different adventure activities from Jeep Tours, ATV’s, Horseback Riding, or Canyoneering.  Our knowledgeable local experts are here daily to provide you with insight and guidance on how to make the most of your visit to Springdale, Zion National Park, and the other surrounding area parks and attractions. Our world-class new facility also offers an extensive retail store with apparel, hiking gear, gifts, books, maps, and more than you just won’t find anywhere else.

Make sure to add a stop into the Springdale Visitor Center a must do on your upcoming visit. Open daily from 8:00am – 9:00pm. Located at shuttle stop #6 on the Springdale loop we are a great place to begin and finish your day in the Canyon.


Springdale Visitor Center: (435) 429-1555


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Zion Canyon Visitor Center


The Zion Canyon Visitor Center, located near the South entrance just inside Zion National Park, is open year-round. The Zion National Park Visitor Center is operated by the National Park Service in cooperation with its official non-profit partner, the Zion Natl Park Forever Project. Surrounding the visitor center complex are interpretive displays, maps, and tips for planning your stay, with details about hikes and attractions around the park and a fresh spring-fed water filling station. Inside the visitor center, NPS park rangers are available to help visitors, answer questions, issue wilderness and overnight hiking permits, along with current park weather conditions. Important information regarding potential trail or road closures are updated regularly. The Zion National Park Visitor Center offers limited visitor parking and is the main transportation hub for both the Springdale and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive shuttle systems. Inside the Zion Natl Park Forever Project Park-Store, visitors can find a wide array of interpretive and unique items including water bottles, books, maps, trail guides, collector coins pins, patches, postcards, posters, puzzles, plush animals and games. There are Zion Park specific water bottles, tee-shirts, hats, coins and bandannas, all designed and curated in-house to meet the high standards expected from a park store. Visitors can find and support the “Zion Adopt a Bighorn” program complete with an adoption certificate and information about the park’s desert bighorn population. Proceeds from all park store purchases directly support Zion National Park and its highest priorities. Making a Difference Now and Forever.


Zion Canyon Visitor Center: (435) 772-3256


Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

Kolob Canyons Visitor Center

The Kolob Canyons Visitor Center is located at Exit 40 on Interstate 15, 40 miles north of Zion Canyon and 17 miles south of Cedar City. A ten-mile roundtrip journey along the Kolob Canyons Scenic Drive allows visitors to view the crimson finger canyons and gain access to the various trailheads and scenic viewpoints. All visitors are required to stop at the park visitor center to show their park pass or to pay the Zion National Park entrance fee. The Kolob Canyons Visitor Center offers a Zion Wilderness Desk where backcountry travelers may obtain permits for all the backpacking campsites., canyoneering routes, narrow canyons and wilderness areas within the park. A Zion Natl Park Forever Project Park Store is also located inside the visitor center. Unique items are available for purchase such as the parks official collector coins, pins, patches, posters, books, hats, and tee-shirts.


Kolob Canyons Visitor Center: (435) 586-9548


Zion Human History Museum

Zion Human History Museum in Springdale Utah

The Zion Human History Museum is located inside the park, one-half mile north of the park’s South entrance on the main park road, or 11 miles west from the park’s East entrance. Entrance to the History Museum is free and you’ll find permanent exhibits displaying the rich human history of Zion Canyon and the area. Exhibits on American Indian life and culture, as well as historic pioneer settlement, offer visitors a quick glance into the lives of those who called this canyon home. On the hour and on the half-hour, a free film is shown at the Zion Human History Museum, which provides an excellent overview of the park. During open hours, NPS Park Rangers are available to answer questions and provide assistance. A park store, operated by the Zion Natl Park Forever Project is located inside the Museum. Items available for purchase are unique, park approved products such as official collector coins, pins, patches, posters, books, hats and appropriate plush animals including the popular desert bighorn available through the “Adopt-A-Bighorn” program.


  • Did you know that Zion National Park welcomes more than 4 million visitors a year?
  • Did you know that Zion was the first of Utah's 5 national parks (est. 1909)?
  • Did you know that the NPS conducts nearly 3000 search-and-rescue missions in national parks each year, usually for people who were unprepared and uninformed about the "back-country"?

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