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.

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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