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Zion Reopens After 3-Day Closure

Zion National Park press release from yesterday. If you are in the Park or coming soon, check out this release and/or stop in at the Visitor’s Center to ascertain which trails are open and which aren’t quite open yet. The largest inconvenience for most visitors will be the road closure on the East Side, preventing thru-access to Mount Carmel and State Route 89. Zion National Park News Release December 23, 2010 For Immediate Release Ron Terry 435 772-0160 10-66 Zion Canyon Reopens The Zion Canyon section of Zion National Park reopened to the public on Thursday morning. Some trails remain closed until a damage assessment and necessary repairs can be completed. The National Park Service has completed an assessment of roads and facilities following the recent storm. The Zion Canyon Scenic Drive has been reopened with a short section of one lane traffic south of the Court of the Patriarchs. Watchman Campground has been reopened and the Zion Lodge will be reopening at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 23. The Pa’rus Trail along the Virgin River is open. Upper Emerald Pools is accessible only via the Kayenta Trail from the Grotto. Lower and Middle Emerald Pools trails are closed due … Continue reading

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