Zion National Park Backpacking Packing List

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The following list is designed for a non-guided, non-winter trip in Zion National Park. If you’re part of a commercial trip, check with your trip provider to see what items the guide provides. REI also offers guided trips to Zion National Park, for those who want to adventure but not plan.

REI Trips to Zion National Park

Included in this list are the Ten Essential Systems you should have on every backcountry trip: navigation; sun protection; insulation; illumination; first-aid supplies; fire starter; repair kit and tools; nutrition; hydration; emergency shelter. To learn more, see our Ten Essentials article.

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Clothing and Footwear

Personal Items


Quantity varies depending on activity and length of trip.

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