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Zion National Park Announces New Fall and Winter Shuttle and Opening Hours

Zion National Park is one of the greatest and most popular year-round destinations in the country for outdoors enthusiasts.

Today, the park updated visitor on the new schedule for getting around the park this fall and winter.

The latest details are below – but it’s always best to check for the latest at www.nps.gov/zion.

Utah – Ariziona border, panorama of the Monument Valley from a remote point of view, known as The Hunt’s Mesa


Fall shuttle hours November 5-26, 2023 

Zion Canyon Line Shuttle Schedule 

  • 7 a.m. First shuttle leaves the Zion Canyon Visitor Center (Stop 1) 
  • 4 p.m. Last shuttle leaves the Visitor Center to the Temple of Sinawava (Stop 9) 
  • 6:15 p.m. Last shuttle out of the canyon from the Temple of Sinawava (Stop 9) 

Springdale Line Shuttle Schedule 

  • 8 a.m. First shuttle leaves the Majestic View Lodge (Stop 9) 
  • 6 p.m. Last shuttle leaves Zion Canyon Village (Stop 1) 


Fall personal vehicle access in Zion Canyon starts November 27, 2023 

  • The last day of fall shuttle service in Zion Canyon and Springdale is November 26. 
  • Visitors can drive personal vehicles on Zion Canyon Scenic Drive starting November 27. 
  • Plan for limited parking; when parking in Zion Canyon is full, the NPS may temporarily close the road. 
  • Shuttle service will resume in Zion Canyon and Springdale starting on December 22 for 10 days. 
  • During these 10 days, visitors cannot drive personal vehicles on Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. 


Shuttle service resumes December 22, 2022 – December 31, 2023 

Winter personal vehicle access in Zion Canyon starts January 2, 2024 

  • The last day of winter shuttle service in Zion Canyon and Springdale is December 31, 2023. 
  • Visitors can drive personal vehicles on Zion Canyon Scenic Drive starting on January 1, 2024. 
  • Plan for limited parking; when parking in Zion Canyon is full, the NPS may temporarily close the road. 


Shuttle service resumes in spring
The NPS will resume shuttle service in spring.

NOTE: Zion Canyon and Kolob Canyons Visitor Centers open at 8 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. every day through the fall and winter. 




 

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