UPDATE: Overdue hiker found after part of Zion National Park closed for search efforts

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THURSDAY 9/2/2021 12:38 p.m.

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – An overdue hiker has been located after part of Zion National Park was closed for search and rescue efforts.

Rangers closed The Narrows in Zion at midnight as they searched for the overdue hiker.

While few details have been provided, park officials say the hiker has been found as of 12:35 p.m. Thursday. There are no life-threatening injuries, Zion officials say, and rescuers are now working to bring them out of the Narrows.

ABC4 will update this story as information becomes available.

ORIGINAL STORY: Search for missing hiker closes The Narrows in Zion National Park

WEDNESDAY 9/1/2021 7:27 p.m.

SPRINGDALE, Utah (ABC4) – A search for a missing hiker has prompted part of Zion National Park to be closed.

According to park officials, The Narrows will be closed on September 2 beginning at 12:00 a.m. as the search for the overdue hiker continues.

Further information on the search was not immediately released.

ABC4 has reached out to park officials to obtain more information on this developing story.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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