Articles tagged “zion national park”

Record Visitation Prompts Overtourism Fears at Zion National Park

Record Visitation Prompts Overtourism Fears at Zion National Park

Associated Press

Private vehicles would pay $70 to enter Utah's Zion National Park during peak months if the government adopts a new plan. Setting higher fees may help check unfettered tourism, which can take a toll on the land.

1 year ago

Overtourism Leads Zion National Park to Consider New Reservation System

Overtourism Leads Zion National Park to Consider New Reservation System

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press

Instead of tranquility, summer visitors find crammed shuttle buses, epic bathroom lines, and damaged foliage at Zion National Park in Utah. Testing a fair reservation system is worth it to combat overtourism.

2 years ago

Zion National Park Being Overrun by Tourists This Winter

Zion National Park Being Overrun by Tourists This Winter

Associated Press

Overtourism is sweeping Zion National Park in Utah: Too many tourists, too few park rangers.

2 years ago