Search and rescue operation leads to closures in Zion

This file photo shows a landscape of Zion National Park. | Stock image, St. George News.

ST. GEORGE — Various areas within Zion National Park have been closed due to an ongoing search and rescue operation, Zion officials said via Twitter on Sunday morning.

This 2020 file photo used for illustrative purposes only shows search and rescue crews responding to Snow Canyon State Park after a free climber fell an estimated 25 feet, Ivins, Utah, May 19, 2020 | Photo by Ryne Williams, St. George News

The areas that are closed include the Temple of Sinawava shuttle stop, access to Riverside Walk and The Narrows. Shortly after the original post, officials added Mystery and Orderville Canyons to the list.

It’s unclear who has gone missing, or when the person in question went missing. Zion National Park officials did not respond to requests for comment.

This is a developing story.


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