Zion National Park is one of the most popular national parks in the United States, and for good reason! With its stunning red rocks, Zion is a must-see destination for anyone visiting southern Utah. The only downside to this amazing park is its popularity – during peak season, parking can be hard to find and the trails can be crowded.
Thankfully, Zion has a great shuttle system that can take you anywhere you want to go in the park! In this blog post, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about taking the Zion National Park shuttle service. Read on to learn more!
The shuttle system in Zion National Park consists of two different routes that go to various points of interest throughout the park and the town of Springdale. The most popular route is the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, which takes visitors to Angels Landing, The Narrows, and other popular destinations. There are also shuttle routes that go to the Kolob Canyons area and the Virgin River Gorge.
The Springdale Shuttle, as the name implies, runs only within town limits of Springdale, as it stops at 9 locations throughout town, picking up visitors and dropping them off at at the park’s entrance.
You may ride the shuttle by parking in one of the designated shuttle parking lots or by using the Springdale Shuttle system that covers Springdale, UT. You can also get in touch with us for assistance getting around town if you’re visiting the areas around St George and Springdale.
The best times of the year to use the shuttle is from June through August, when the crowds are larger and parking is more difficult on all the sites. The shuttle may also be utilized in the winter, although certain routes might be closed owing to weather conditions.
If you want to take the shuttle to Angels Landing, it is recommended that you go as early as possible to avoid crowds. The same goes for The Narrows – taking the early shuttle will give you more time to hike before the crowds arrive. As of late, you gave to get permits to make the Angels Landing and Narrows hikes, which is meant to lessen crowds doing these hikes, which might be a factor.
Kolob Canyons is a less crowded area of Zion National Park, so you can take the shuttle here at any time of day. Virgin River Gorge is also less crowded, but the shuttle only runs once per day so plan accordingly.
Overall, taking the Zion National Park shuttle system is a great way to see the park and avoid the hassle of driving and parking. With a little planning, you can make the most of your time in Zion and see all that this amazing place has to offer.
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