Hats Off to the National Park Service on Its 100th Birthday

By Lyman Hafen, Executive Director For nearly 20 years I’ve had a unique vantage of the National Park Service and how it operates in Zion National Park. I do not work for the Park Service, or for the Federal Government. As executive director of Zion Natural History Association, I work for a private, non-profit corporation … Continued

Zion Plein Air Artists Selected for 2016 Centennial Edition

Schedule of Plein Air Events | 2016 Studio Paintings Exhibit | Featured Artist: John Cogan Planning and preparations for the annual Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational have become a year-round process in the offices of Zion Natural History Association. The artist selection committee, made up of 15 representatives of ZNHA, Zion National Park, … Continued

Middle Emerald Pools Trail

The Middle Emerald Pools Trail Centennial Fundraiser is currently one of the National Park Foundation’s Top 50 Centennial Fundraising Projects and the Zion National Park Foundation is hoping to match the funds they raise. Construction of the Emerald Pools Trails: Lower, Middle and Upper began in 1932 by the Nation Park Service. They were listed … Continued

Fred Armstrong Named as Superintendent for Pipe Spring National Monument

Fred Armstrong, a 35-year career employee with the National Park Service, has been selected as the next superintendent at Pipe Spring National Monument, Arizona.  For the past 4 1/2 years, he has been the division chief for natural and cultural resources and research at Zion National Park.  “I had the opportunity to work with the … Continued

The Inside Scoop

Everyone would like to hear the inside scoop. Well, here it is from three ZNHA Lead Sales Associates who will tell you the hottest items to buy at the Zion Visitor Center Bookstore, why they wanted to work for ZNHA at Zion, their favorite spot in the park, where they came from to work in this beautiful … Continued

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