Zion National Park Summer Hikes

Zion National Park is a popular summer destination for hikers and lovers of the outdoors.  Whether looking for a leisurely stroll or an adventurous trek, there are hikes in Zion National Park for everyone!


Talk to a park ranger to get the most updated information about trail conditions and Zion weather in the summer.  Some trails close due to unsafe conditions during the summer monsoon season.

Summer temperatures in Zion National Park are hot and dry for hiking: – June: highs 95° F | lows 63° F – July: highs 100° | lows 68° F – August: highs 100° | lows 68° F

Zion Summer Weather

The Zion National Park Shuttle will be in operation in the summer. Arrive early to find parking.

Zion National Park in summer means hot temperatures and possible late summer flash floods. Stay hydrated, take care of your skin and be aware of weather conditions.

The Pa'rus Trail is one of the best places to watch the red glow upon the cliffs at Sunset. This trail allows pets and bikes.

Pa'rus Trail Summer Hike

This area contains different trails, both short and longer.  These trails grant wonderful views of the Patriarch Peaks and the Virgin River.

Court of the Patriarchs Summer Hike

Canyon Overlook is a short, moderately challenging trail with a spectacular view at the end.  Watch for Bighorn Sheep along this trail.

Canyon Overlook Summer Hike

Angel's Landing is one of the best hikes in Zion National Park. It is a very popular hike with amazing views. It is a challenging trail with significant exposure to heights and is permit required.  

Angel's Landing Summer Hike