> Narrows Whitewater Boating Safety and Regulations
> _____ Travel in Zion has inherent risks, boaters assume complete
> responsibility for their own safety. Rescue is not a certainty. Boaters
> should be prepared to survive without assistance for a minimum of 48
> hours. Rescue may not be possible due to weather, river flows, etc…
> is your responsibility.
> _____ Boaters considering a run through the Zion Narrows should possess
> the skills to paddle class V whitewater. At some flows, the rapids may
> qualify for an easier classification, but the consequences of any issue
> including becoming separated from your boat are severe.
> ______ It may be necessary to carry your boat to the Deep Creek
> Plan for an early start. Permits for one day boating trips through the
> Narrows will not be issued on the day of a trip.
> ______ All parties should be prepared to spend the night and should be
> prepared to do so while following other Zion NP backcountry regulations.
> Fires are not permitted.
Plateau District Ranger
Zion National Park