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Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

SPRINGDALE, Utah (AP) — U.S. officials say they’re expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah’s Zion National Park this holiday weekend that could have people waiting more than 45 minutes to enter the park and board shuttles. The National Park Service says Memorial Day weekend is their busiest of […]

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Park vandal turns himself in after social media backlash

Park vandal turns himself in after social media backlash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a vandal turned himself in after receiving backlash on social media for defacing a rock at a popular hiking spot in Zion National Park. Authorities say the visitor wrote his Instagram username on a rock at Angels Landing in the southwestern Utah park. […]

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Interior backing away from steep fee hikes at national parks

Interior backing away from steep fee hikes at national parks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department is backing down from a plan to impose steep fee increases at popular national parks in the face of widespread opposition from elected officials and the public. The plan would nearly triple entrance fees at 17 of the nation’s most popular parks, including the […]

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Angels Landing Trail Closed Tuesday for Trail Repair

Angels Landing Trail Closed Tuesday for Trail Repair

SPRINGDALE, UT – The park is closing the Angels Landing Trail at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in order to fix a broken post in a steep section of chain. The post will need a full 24 hours to cure. The trail should reopen after 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28. The West […]

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