Nf-Zion Park-Satan's Staircase


This is a beautiful run, and one of the only ways left to get a uncrowded tour through Zion National Park. The shuttles take care of the shuttling

Suggested river levels for paddling this section of the Virgin River are between a bare minimum of 150cfs and a high of 1,500cfs. River conditions sourced from USGS 09408135, the Virgin River Ab Quail Creek Near Hurricane Remember only watercraft are permitted at NF-Zion Park-Satan's Staircase.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
Sevier River At Hatch
USGS 10174500
69 cfs 0.9 ft
Virgin River Ab La Verkin Creek Nr La Verkin
USGS 09406100
29 cfs 10.6 ft
East Fork Virgin River Near Springdale
USGS 09404900
40 cfs 5.2 ft
Virgin River Ab Quail Creek Near Hurricane
USGS 09408135
48 cfs 6.6 ft
Kanab Creek Near Kanab
USGS 09403600
4 cfs 11.6 ft
North Fork Virgin River Near Springdale
USGS 09405500
50 cfs 7.4 ft
Virgin River Near Hurricane
USGS 09408150
55 cfs 7.3 ft
Pinto Creek Near Newcastle
USGS 10242300
1 cfs 9.5 ft
East Fork Virgin River Near Glendale
USGS 09404450
12 cfs 10.2 ft
Coal Creek Near Cedar City
USGS 10242000
19 cfs 4.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Suu Ranch
SNOTEL 1248
1" 1"
Big Flat
SNOTEL 339
39" 3"
Long Valley Jct
SNOTEL 593
2" 0"
Harris Flat
SNOTEL 514
1" 0"
Kolob
SNOTEL 561
16" 0"
Panguitch Lake Rs
SNOTEL 1148
1" 1"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Cedar Canyon 18 8,444 ft
Watchman - Zion National Park 170 3,918 ft
Point Supreme - Cedar Breaks National Monument 30 10,280 ft
South - Zion National Park 180 3,962 ft
Lava Point - Zion National Park 6 7,811 ft
Te - Ah 41 9,189 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Brian Head Resort 28" 35° 3.46"
River Run Streamflow Length Class
NF-Zion Park-Satan's Staircase 45.8cfs 8.0 Mi IV
Zion Narrows 54.8cfs 16.0 Mi III+
Timpoweap Canyon 45.8cfs 5.0 Mi V