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Zion Comfort Station

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Zion National Park Visitor Center Comfort Station
(Zion Comfort Station)

This photo shows the exterior of the Comfort Station, a building for public restrooms, located near the main Visitors Center.
Photo credit: Ed Hancock


  • Location: Springdale, UT
  • Building type(s): Other, Park
  • New construction
  • 2,400 ft2 (223 m2)
  • Project scope: a single building
  • Rural setting
  • Completed May 2000
  • Related projects: This project is within Zion Visitor Center.

Owner & Occupancy

  • Owned and occupied by National Park Service/Department of the Interior, Federal government

The visitor center and comfort station are open from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM year round.

Building Programs

Indoor Spaces:

Restrooms (100%)


Integrated team, Training, Commissioning, Performance measurement and verification, Operations and maintenance, Transportation benefits, Open space preservation, Wildlife habitat, Indigenous vegetation, Stormwater management, Drought-tolerant landscaping, Insulation levels, Glazing, Airtightness, Lighting control and daylight harvesting, Efficient lighting, On-site renewable electricity, Local materials, Daylighting, Natural ventilation, Thermal comfort

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