Entries by olwm

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President’s Day Weekend in Zion

Starting Friday, February 14th and running through the weekend, thousands of visitors are expected at Zion National Park. Due to the predicted influx of visitors, Zion National Park will resume weekend only (Saturday and Sunday), mandatory shuttle services throughout the park. These weekend shuttles will start on Saturday February 15th and run through Sunday March […]

Zion Jeep Tours – Our Favorite Fall Adventure

Shortly before 10 a.m. on a crisp fall morning we pulled up to the Majestic View Lodge – our pick up spot – in Springdale, Utah and prepared to embark on a three-hour private tour with Zion Jeep Tours. The Majestic View Lodge acts as a hub for the safari tours and is a designated […]


Weeping Rock closed after rockfall leaves hikers stranded

Three visitors were injured, and a number of visitors were temporarily stranded at the Weeping Rock Trail Saturday evening, after a rockfall occurred. Park employees responded to the Weeping Rock area to find that a large chunk of rock broke off of Cable Mountain, just above Weeping Rock.   The rockslide occurred around 6 p.m. […]

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Top 3 Things To Do Just Outside of ZNP

If the journey is the destination, then Zion National Park is just one segment of your experience. Surrounding Zion is numerous “must-see” and “must-do” places for any bucket-list.  Grafton The town just before Springdale (the gateway to ZNP) is Rockville. Rockville is the gateway to Grafton (approx. 15 – 20 minutes from the park entrance). […]