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Zion National Park requires new permit lottery for Angels Landing

Apr 1, 2022, 12:11 PM | Updated: 1:01 pm
Angels Landing in Zion National Park (Photo: Zion National Park)...
Angels Landing in Zion National Park (Used by permission, Zion National Park)
(Used by permission, Zion National Park)

SPRINGDALE, Utah — A new permit lottery system begins Friday for Zion National Park’s famous Angels Landing hike.  Hikers will now be required to show proof of a permit in order to complete the 5.4-mile hike.

Permits have been available to the public since Jan. 1 but haven’t been required until Thursday.

Just entering a lottery will cost $6 and hikers who actually get a permit will pay an additional $3 fee. 

 For more information on how to navigate the lottery process click here. 

Zion National Park recorded over 5 million visits in 2021, the most in park history according to a release from the park and has been working to address the huge rise in guests and their long-term impacts.

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Zion National Park requires new permit lottery for Angels Landing