Zion National Park in September

Planning a vacation to Zion National Park in September? Be prepared for hot days, crowds and to use the shuttle to access Zion Canyon.

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September Weather at Zion NP 

The average temperatures at Zion in September are highs in the 90s and lows in the 60s degrees Fahrenheit.

Zion Canyon in September

Zion Canyon is closed to all personal vehicles in September so plan to use the Zion National Park shuttle that runs a full schedule every day.

Fall Colors at Zion in September

In early September you will only see a little bit of color at the higher elevations. By mid-September about 30 to 50 percent of the trees at the higher elevation have changed color.

Zion Hikes in September

September is a nice time to enjoy the Zion National Park fall hikes, especially in the mornings and late afternoons when it’s not so hot.

Zion Scenic Drives in September

We highly recommend the Kolob Terrace road west of Springdale near the town of Virgin. Be sure to also drive Highway 9 toward the East Entrance!