Zion National Park shuttle resumes operation Sunday

Published: Thursday, March 21 2013 12:06 p.m. MDT

ZION NATIONAL PARK — The Zion National Park transportation system will begin shuttle operations Sunday and provide daily service through Oct. 28, with service on weekends only during November.

The shuttle system is supported by park entrance fees, and all shuttles are fare-free. Parks Transportation Inc., a subsidiary of McDonald Transit of Fort Worth, Texas, operates the shuttle service.

The shuttle system services nine stops in Springdale and nine stops inside the park. The Zion Canyon shuttle provides access to points of interest, trailheads, the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and facilities such as the Zion Lodge and Zion Human History Museum.

Hours of operation will expand May 20. Shuttles depart from designated stops every seven to 10 minutes during the middle of the day and approximately every 15 to 30 minutes in the early morning and late evening.

Visitors are encouraged to park in designated parking areas in Springdale and ride the Springdale Shuttle to the park’s pedestrian entrance. Visitors can board the Zion Canyon shuttle at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center shuttle stop.

For additional information, visit the park’s website at www.nps.gov/zion.

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