Zion Ponderosa Ultimate Summer Bucket List

It’s about halfway through summer break but there’s still time for an epic summer adventure! Whether you call it a bucket list, a life list, or a to-do list, Zion Ponderosa is the place to make your adventure dreams a reality. From world-class canyoneering to hikes with breathtaking views, here are five great adventures to add to your summer bucket list.

There are only a few places for epic canyoneering throughout the world—and southern Utah is one of them! In fact, the Zion area is one of the premiere places in the country for canyoneering. Zion’s beautiful slot canyons are an endless source of secret adventure, revealing some of Zion’s most scenic wonders to only the most adventurous spirits! At Zion Ponderosa, we recognize the incredible opportunity our area has to offer, and our expert guides will help you make the most of your canyoneering adventure.

IMG_0339 canyoneering zion-national-park-canyonee

Whether you’re seeking the hike of a lifetime or just some time spent in nature, Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort guests have access to some pretty amazing hikes. Zion is home to some of the most incredible hiking trails in the world. Hike down into Zion National Park, take in the epic views from Observation Point, get the thrill of a lifetime as you journey through Zion’s famous Narrows slot canyon. There’s a diversity of hiking tours, for both beginners and advanced hikers, so get ready to cross this scenic adventure off your to do list!

Group horseback riding

Horseback Riding
Make this summer the one that you check this iconic Western experience off your bucket list! Native Americans and early Mormon pioneers once toured the Zion area on horseback. More than a century later, Zion National Park is one of the top parks in the U.S. National Park system for horseback riding tours. Located 6,500 feet above sea level and surrounded by Ponderosa pine forests, Zion Ponderosa and the surrounding are offer some of the most scenic and historic trails in the western United States.

Off-Road Adventures
Jeep —Zion Ponderosa promises an exhilarating off-roading adventure. We have an extensive trail network around Zion National Park with more than 200 miles of scenic and challenging four-wheel trails. Take in amazing views of Jolley Gulch, Pine Knoll, and Checkerboard Mesa as you fly over our rugged back road trails. Take a guided Jeep tour to see the beauty of Zion Ponderosa and Zion National Park!


Zip Lining
Fly across our ranch resort on the eastern edge of Zion for a thrilling zip line ride. We’ll hook you up at the top of our activity barn, then let you fly out across an open field. This is one bucket list item within easy reach that you’ll want to do again and again.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.