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Zion National Park considering South Entrance changes

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Zion National Park is taking a look at enhancements for the South Entrance and South Campground, and a digital public meeting is deliberate for Wednesday, May 25.

Among the attainable changes: including charging stations for electrical autos and rebuilding South Campground to fulfill accessibility and security codes. The park can be taking a look at the potential of realigning the roadway accessed from the South Entrance Fee Station and the Zion Canyon Visitor Center.

The public is invited to take part on Wednesday at 6 p.m. MDT (5 p.m. PDT), and enter shall be accepted by way of mid-June.

Click here to access the Zoom meeting.

Other proposed enhancements contain pedestrian entry. An outlined entrance for pedestrians and the set up of intuitive pedestrian trails are into account. Considerations for pedestrians are a part of the park’s effort to enhance entry from the city of Springdale.

The park service is on the lookout for enter on design choices to “improve transportation links, simplify navigation, and provide pedestrians and bicyclists more dedicated space and infrastructure away from roads,” in response to a park service information launch.

“This is the first part of a multi-step process to determine how we should plan for the future of Zion National Park’s South Entrance and South Campground” Zion National Park Superintendent Jeff Bradybaugh mentioned.

“We consider this project part of our larger, ongoing visitor use planning effort,” he mentioned. “It builds on our collaborative planning process giving park visitors, neighbors, and other stakeholders an opportunity to learn and provide important information for our decision-making process.”

A project at present below means at Zion is constructing a brand new restroom close to the Human History Museum. The parking zone is closed throughout building

Sharing feedback

Your participation is important to the planning course of. You can share your feedback and concepts by way of June 17. To share feedback on-line and be taught extra in regards to the project, go to the National Park Service Planning, Environment and Public Comment web site. If you favor to mail your feedback, they have to be postmarked by June 17, 2022.

Mail feedback to: 
ATTN: Zion Canyon South Entrance Redesign
Zion National Park
1 Zion Park Blvd
Springdale, Utah

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