Zion Canyon Visitor Center
Zion Canyon Visitor Center
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  • KM-COMO
    Hallsville, Missouri70 contributions
    It’s Zion. What’s not to like?
    The entire area is spectacular and no one should miss. As far as the visitor center. Normal great information for hikers and other visitors. Great gift shop with the national park stamp you are looking for to enter into your NPS Passport! 😊 Water fill ups and restrooms are here and this is where you would board the shuttle into the park. Very well organized. There is a shuttle rounding the town to get you to the park and another that takes you back into the park. Plenty of shuttles. All free. Moving people continuously. This is a busy time of year yet I entered after 3 one day and before 8 the next without too much crowding. When I came back mid morning on the park shuttle, however the lines had started to form for boarding. Don’t get me wrong. There are LOTS of people! But go anyway. It’s really a special place. PS There are 9 stops on the shuttle back in the canyon. My favorite was Big Bend. Most people were hiking trails on other stops. This one I got off around 8:30-9:00am and I was by myself! It was so quiet and majestic. You can take a little trail (rugged) down to the river. Really nice.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 7 July 2023
  • Baltazar G
    1 contribution
    Amazing scenery
    Easy travel by car . SpringHill Suites in Springdale was clean and service was exceptional. August heat was a factor and we stayed indoors after 2pm . We would hit the Zion trails by 7 am and accomplish as many trails as we could
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 August 2023
  • Mobile214930
    8 contributions
    Awesome, you will not be disappointed!
    We stopped here on our way to the Grand Canyon and it was unplanned and it was awesome! We stayed at a campground that was almost across the street, we arrived in the dark and it was storming, could not see anything so you can imagine our surprise and delight to see the awesome scenery that surrounded us! There is a free shuttle that takes you to the park and once you are inside the park, there is another free shuttle that takes you around to different stops in the park. The views are breathtaking!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 7 September 2023
  • Richard N
    Stroud, United Kingdom374 contributions
    Get there early!
    If you're in Zion in high season as we were, get there early. On a Saturday in July we were there by 8am and there weren't many spaces left. This is certainly not a criticism as the car park is huge and is of course highly attractive in that it is near the Shuttle Bus Stops and is free to park (compared to nearby zones which start at 30USD it seems). The Centre itself also has lots of useful information about Zion, how to get around, the history, and engaging information on flora and fauna.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 October 2023
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angelamary2013
Kiama, Australia55 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
We LOVED our ranger talk in the geology and history of the area. Ranger Dalton was informative and passionate and clearly loves his job! The visitors centre was fabulous!
Written 20 January 2024
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gustavolevyrun1
Sao Paulo, SP353 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
The Visitor Center has many explanations of the entire Park.
The place is stunning.
There are trails for all types of abilities.
I went out of season and the park was very empty and we were able to enjoy it a lot.
It is worth it
Written 16 January 2024
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Richard N
Stroud, UK374 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
If you're in Zion in high season as we were, get there early. On a Saturday in July we were there by 8am and there weren't many spaces left. This is certainly not a criticism as the car park is huge and is of course highly attractive in that it is near the Shuttle Bus Stops and is free to park (compared to nearby zones which start at 30USD it seems).

The Centre itself also has lots of useful information about Zion, how to get around, the history, and engaging information on flora and fauna.
Written 3 October 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Mobile214930
8 contributions
Sept 2023 • Couples
We stopped here on our way to the Grand Canyon and it was unplanned and it was awesome! We stayed at a campground that was almost across the street, we arrived in the dark and it was storming, could not see anything so you can imagine our surprise and delight to see the awesome scenery that surrounded us! There is a free shuttle that takes you to the park and once you are inside the park, there is another free shuttle that takes you around to different stops in the park. The views are breathtaking!
Written 8 September 2023
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Baltazar G
1 contribution
Aug 2023 • Couples
Easy travel by car . SpringHill Suites in Springdale was clean and service was exceptional. August heat was a factor and we stayed indoors after 2pm . We would hit the Zion trails by 7 am and accomplish as many trails as we could
Written 30 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

KM-COMO
Hallsville, MO70 contributions
Jul 2023 • Solo
The entire area is spectacular and no one should miss. As far as the visitor center. Normal great information for hikers and other visitors. Great gift shop with the national park stamp you are looking for to enter into your NPS Passport! 😊 Water fill ups and restrooms are here and this is where you would board the shuttle into the park. Very well organized. There is a shuttle rounding the town to get you to the park and another that takes you back into the park. Plenty of shuttles. All free. Moving people continuously. This is a busy time of year yet I entered after 3 one day and before 8 the next without too much crowding. When I came back mid morning on the park shuttle, however the lines had started to form for boarding. Don’t get me wrong. There are LOTS of people! But go anyway. It’s really a special place.
PS
There are 9 stops on the shuttle back in the canyon. My favorite was Big Bend. Most people were hiking trails on other stops. This one I got off around 8:30-9:00am and I was by myself! It was so quiet and majestic. You can take a little trail (rugged) down to the river. Really nice.
Written 7 July 2023
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Mary S
Las Vegas, NV3 contributions
Dec 2022 • Family
Books and tshirts were so unique. Quite a choice of southwest books. Great Xmas gifts.
Kind and courteous staff answered questions.
Written 18 December 2022
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SarahMay
6 contributions
Oct 2022
Love the people here. love all of the shopping centers. Every year we look forward to going and hiking.
Written 12 December 2022
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mynameisD
Portland, OR977 contributions
Oct 2022
Large parking lot, another for RV's and oversized vehicles. Very busy even in mid Oct. Rangers were very helpful, nice gift shop
Written 13 November 2022
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loves2travelandmore
Forest, Virginia562 contributions
Oct 2022
Rangers are available to answer questions. Maps for trails and attractions can be obtained. Bathrooms and water bottle filling stations are here. This is the location to park your car to access the shuttle system that services the park. The parking lot gets filled early. A gift shop is well-stocked.
Written 22 October 2022
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