Zion National Park
Riley Westwood spent the first 19 years of his life in Cedar City, Utah. Being raised right near Zion NP, Bryce Canyon, and Lake Powell; Riley has had the opportunity to take full advantage of his region. He loves to go canyoneering all around southern Utah, hiking and exploring are his favorite things to do in his spare time. In the Summer of 2013 he decided to go live in France for the following two years before attending college at Southern Utah University. While attending college Riley had the opportunity to work different jobs and internships with the government and the private sector. Riley recently graduated with a BA in Criminal Justice and a minor in French. Upon graduation, Riley was hired as the CVA position at Zion NP, where he just finished working a second summer with the park. He looks forward to serving the public and is hoping to take advantage of the hiring status at the end of his CVA term and receive a full-time job with the Park Service.