Base Jumping Accident

Base Jumping Death at Zion

A newlywed woman died after plunging about 2,000 feet after a base jumping attempt in Utah's rugged Zion National Park, authorities said Sunday, February 9, 2014.

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Zion National Park Opens After Government Shutdown

Thanks to funding from the state, Zion National Park and its fellow Utah national parks opened up Oct. 12. Now that the government shutdown has ended though, the state will retain whatever is left from the $1.67 million it had allocated to keep Zion up through Oct. 21.

Zion National Park

Update: Government Shutdown Closes Zion

Yellowstone National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Yosemite National Park, and Rocky Mountain National Park (which was just reopened after being battered by the Colorado flood), and so many more, would all be closed, indefinitely, if the government shuts down.

Zion Artist-in-Residence Program

Zion National Park is now accepting applications for its Artist-in-Residence Program. The selected individual gets the chance to live in a remote, historic house situated on the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive for four weeks.