FAQs about Utah Park Vacations

How often do rock falls occur in the park & does anyone ever get hurt? Can I camp in the park? What about swimming in the canyons?

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Can You Drown in a Desert?

Although Utah deserts are typically dry and hot, flash floods can occur, and are dangerous when they do. Read More...

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FAQs About Zion Hiking Trails

What trails are wheelchair accessible? Are bicycles allowed on the trails? Are pets allowed on any trails? Are guide dogs allowed on the trails, in the buildings, or in the backcountry? How many people have fallen off Angels Landing? Read More...

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How Can I Avoid Heat Stress in Utah’s Deserts?

Dehydration, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and hyponatremia (low sodium blood level) can put a damper on a vacation, or even send you to the hospital. Read More...

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Permits for Zion Groups, Workshops, Events, Filming and Tours

Permits are required for overnight trips in the backcountry, through-hikes of the Virgin River, and canyons requiring the use of desending gear or ropes (including the Subway). Read More...

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What Safety Concerns Should I Have When Visiting Utah Parks?

Use caution, and follow these general safety tips to ensure a safe and positive Utah National Park vacation experience. Read More...

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What Should I Do If I Have Altitude Sickness?

With elevations ranging from 3,000 to 9,000 feet in Zion National Park, altitude sickness is a very real possibility. Read More...

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Zion Canyon General Information

Can I drive my private vehicle into Zion Canyon? Can I bicycle into Zion Canyon? What is a red permit? and other FAQs about Zion National Park. Read More...

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Zion National Park Local Services

Where can I get my vehicle fixed? Where are the closest medical clinics/hospitals to Zion National Park? And other services surrounding Zion National Park. Read More...

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Zion Park Fees

Here is a list of detailed information regarding Zion’s pricing range and duration of entrance areas, types of vehicle and tunnel escorts. Read More...

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Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway/Tunnel

Why do I have to pay a tunnel escort fee? Will I be following an “escort vehicle” through the tunnel? How long is the tunnel? And other questions answered. Read More...