Did you know that Zion National Park is the 8th most visited park in the nation? And now that the snow has began to melt, and the weather here in Utah begins to warm up as we roll through April, exploration and traffic into our National Parks also begins to increase including the beloved Zion National Park. As part of our Utah Travel Guide for 2022, we will take you deep into Zion National Park and show you the best the national park has to offer in 2022.
The upcoming week is National Park Week and while consensus is that the Fall season and specifically October and November may be the best season to visit Zion National Park, May is seen to many as the perfect month to explore Southern Utah’s cherished national park. Zion National Park offers hikes including exploration of The Subway in Zion National Park, camping, and opportunities to bike, swim, eat, and enjoy the big screen, along with the beautiful scenery of Zion National Park.
With over 100 hikes designated in Zion National Park, and incredible views to reward you with, be sure to check the weather and head out on the trail well prepared.
It is possible to visit Zion National Park year round and with information regarding the weather and how to prepare for a hike, exploring the Subway in Zion National Park and finding lodging in Zion National Park. Hiking the park in October is an ideal time to be there.
With an average temperature in May is a high of 83 and a low of 52 degrees Fahrenheit (28/11 degrees Celsius) May is fantastic time to visit Zion National Park. The runoff can force closure of some trails but with the weather comfortable, May offers a great time before the weather really starts to heat up.
With an average temperature in August is a high of a high of 97, and a low of 66 degrees Fahrenheit (36/19 degrees Celsius) leaving August to be a very hot time to visit Zion National Park, yet great for early hikes in the morning. With a mostly dry park, it makes for great hiking.