Zion Park Fees & Permits

Zion National Park

America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass is honored and also sold at Arches. Cost is $80. This is the best deal for people intending to visit multiple parks within a year's time. You can get it online.

Private Vehicles/RVs: $25 per vehicle for a 7-day pass

Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Motorcycle: $12 per person for a 7-day pass. Not to exceed $25 per family.

Tunnel Escort
Most buses, RVs, trailers, and dual wheeled trucks require an escort to travel through the Zion-Mt Carmel Tunnel. There is a $15.00 fee per vehicle in addition to the entrance fee. Visitors should pay this fee at park entrance before proceeding to the tunnel. Required for all vehicles and trailers 7' 10" (2.4 m) in width and/or 11' 4" (3.4 m) in height or larger. Fee is good for 2 trips through the tunnel for the same vehicle within 7-day period.

Backcountry Permits
Permits are required for all over night stays in the backcountry and all through hikes of the Virgin River and tributaries, the Left Fork of North Creek (the Subway), Kolob Creek, and all canyons requiring the use of descending gear or ropes. Permits are issued at both visitor centers the day before, or the day of your hike.


  • $10.00 - 1-2 people
  • $15.00 - 3-7 people
  • $20.00 - 8-12 people

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