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  • Zion National Park Holiday Weekend Expectations
    by John Marciano, NSP
    Published - 02/16/17 - 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    Zion National Park photo courtesy Amy Palmer
    Zion National Park photo courtesy Amy Palmer
    Springdale, Utah photo courtesy Amy Palmer
    Springdale, Utah photo courtesy Amy Palmer
    SPRINGDALE, Utah - Presidents Day Weekend starts with some trail closures and abbreviated Shuttle Schedule.

    Zion National Park will resume weekend only in-Park shuttle service on Saturday February 18th for Presidents Day weekend visitation.

    Shuttle buses will be departing the Visitor Center at 7:00 a.m. heading up canyon to designated trail head stops with the last bus returning from the Temple of Sinawava (Stop 9) at 6:45 p.m. back to the Visitor Center.

    This same schedule will operate on Sunday February 19th and then again on the weekends of February 25 and 26 and March 4 and 5.

    The in-town, Springdale shuttle services will not operate during these weekend dates. Full season daily shuttle services in the Park and in Springdale will begin March 11, 2017 and run through late fall.

    The Natural History Museum will be open Saturday and Sunday only over Presidents Day Weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

    The Lower Emerald Pools Trail remains closed for clearing operations due to rock and landslides which have continued in the area since January 10, 2017. With rain in the forecast for this weekend, visitors should check weather conditions and plan accordingly.

    Road construction continues in Rockville, UT, along SR-9 from approximately 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Wait times along the construction route can be up to 15 minutes in duration.

    For Weather and Park conditions visit: https://www.nps.gov/zion/index.htm
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