The Zion Natl Park Forever Project

The official nonprofit partner of Zion National Park

The Forever Project connects you to Zion National Park in many ways. When you purchase a book, map, guide or postcard in our visitor center bookstores, you are giving back to Zion. When you make a $3 donation at the sales counter, you join the Zion Circle, and when you enroll in a Forever Project Field Program, you open the door to an educational experience that can change your life.

The Zion Forever Project makes it possible for you to experience and enjoy the park in a more meaningful way and address that stronger sense of stewardship and responsibility that falls on all of us to protect and sustain the park for future generations. Whether you simply round up your change at the sales counter, or make a large contribution to a specific park project listed in our Field Guide to Park Project Priorities, you will make a difference now and forever.

You may have known us for the last 80 years as the Zion Natural History Association, including the Zion Canyon Field Institute and the Zion National Park Foundation. The Zion Natl Park Forever Project encompasses these programs now under one banner for the benefit of Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks and Pipe Spring National Monuments.

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Forever Project Field Programs

The Zion Natl Park Forever Project educates and inspires visitors about the greater Zion National Park ecosystem and environment. Fee-based workshops, a lecture series, and Thursday treks take place in and around Zion National Park, Cedar Breaks and Pipe Spring National Monuments.

One-day and half-day classes are perfect for individuals, families and small groups with limited time who want an engaging insider’s tour leading groups of like-minded park visitors to fascinating cultural and natural history destinations.

Outdoor Learning Adventures

Hike to a hanging garden where vibrant columbine grow next to scarlet monkey flowers. Relax while a geologist explains the wonders of Zion in a small group setting. Enjoy a discussion by the Virgin River about water issues in the West. Discover what makes Zion Canyon unique while you absorb the narrative first-hand with one of our knowledgeable park authorized field instructors.

Service Projects

Participants have the opportunity to get a behind the scenes, hands-on view of Zion, while contributing to a project that benefits the park.

Private Explorations

Custom Explore Zion programs provide small groups and families a fun, educational experience. Prior advanced registration is required.


Our Field Program course schedule is available on-line or at any of our park store locations.  Registration is also available on-line at or by calling 435-772-3264 or 800-635-3959.  Registration may also be taken in person at our Zion National Park Visitor Center Park Store, inside the park’s south entrance.  Fees for one-day workshops range from $60-$85 per day.

Field Program Information

Park Stores

Maps, Hiking, Climbing & Trail Guides, Books, Gifts & More

Our Park Stores feature a wide variety of water bottles, hats, books, maps, DVDs, and gifts to help you get the most from your trip to Zion National Park. Learn more about the geology, ecology, human history, or find the perfect Zion-inspired gift. Zion Forever Project Park Stores are located in the Zion National Park Visitor Center, the Human History Museum, the Kolob Canyons Visitor Center just off Exit 40 on I-15, Cedar Breaks National Monument situated in the cool mountains at 10,000 feet near Brianhead, UT, and Pipe Spring National Monument on Hwy 59 near Fredonia, AZ.

Online Stores

Enhance your park experience and shop with confidence for park approved items and all things Zion! The Zion Forever Project On-Line Park Store is your one-stop resource for your favorite park books, maps, pins, patches, posters, calendars, hats, and gifts. Register for a Zion Forever Project Field Program or make a donation.  Your purchase supports important park projects in Zion National Park.

Join the Zion Circle today and receive a 15% discount for one-year on all Zion Park Store purchases when you donate $50 or more to the Zion Natl Park Forever Project. Reciprocal discounts are available at participating national park cooperating association stores when you present your Zion Forever Project card in person.

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Visit:  or call 435-722-3264

Make a difference, now and forever.





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