Questions About Zion Ponderosa? We Have Answers!

Is Zion Ponderosa a dude ranch? It’s better than a dude ranch! Zion Ponderosa is a full-service private ranch resort on the eastern edge of Zion National Park. And if you’re looking for a true western experience, we have that, too! Check out our horseback riding, wagon rides, and Dutch oven dinners. What is there… Read More

“This Is the Place” — Students Visit Zion Ponderosa

Each year, 6th grade students from Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, MD visit Zion Ponderosa to study, hike and explore Zion’s local geology, nature, history, and Native American culture of the American Southwest. WES sees great value in giving students the advantages of travel as part of their educational experience. Science teacher Mehdi Elkassem says Zion… Read More

Zion Ponderosa Glamping: Where Glamour Meets Camping

Let’s face it: not everyone is made for roughing it, but sometimes you just want to experience a night under the stars. If you’d rather spend time in the great outdoors with more creature comforts than creatures—and perhaps a few luxuries—then glamping is for you. Instead of conventional tents, sleeping bags, and lanterns, glamping, a.k.a glamorous camping,… Read More

“Always Say Yes to A New Adventure”

When Zion Ponderosa guest Jennifer Mitchell was asked what she’s experienced during the Spring 2016 Women’s Getaway Retreat, her instant response was, “Oh my gosh, what HAVEN’T we been doing?” In addition to the hiking, helicopter rides, Jenn was excited to try canyoneering, which she’d never done before. “It’s been amazing…a lot of rappelling in… Read More