a dome tent is set up in the wilderness underneath the stars with a view of the milky way.

Zion Crest Campground – Camping Above Zion National Park

Planning your next camping trip to Zion? Experience the East Zion plateau at Zion Crest Campground. Zion Ponderosa’s new campground sits above Zion National Park, nestled in the cool shade of ponderosa pine trees on the rim of Jolley Gulch.

Sitting at 6,500 feet elevation, Zion Crest campground offers cooler temperatures than the scorching summer heat you’ll find down at the canyon floor. Away from the artificial lights of towns and cities, Zion Crest’s clear night skies are nothing short of spectacular, filled with billions of twinkling stars and amazing views of the Milky Way.

Zion Crest Campground Shower HouseLocated to the west of Zion Ponderosa’s main lodge, Zion Crest is a tent campground with plenty of spacious tent sites. The campground has a dedicated shower house, bathrooms and laundry, all newly constructed for the 2017 season. Campers have access to hot showers, picnic tables and grills, wireless internet, and Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort amenities such as on-property dining at Ray’s restaurant or poolside, a two-tiered pool and hot tub, plus tennis, volleyball, basketball and more. Furry family members are welcome in our camping areas, so you can bring Fido, too!

Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort offers the largest selection of on-property activities in the Zion area. In fact, U.S. World News and Travel recently named Zion Ponderosa one of the Top 6 Adventure Resorts in America! Experience sunset Jeep tours, ATV trails, horseback riding, world-class canyoneering, hiking, mountain biking and so much more. Click here to see all of Zion Ponderosa’s activities and adventures.

Zion Crest Campground Summer Recreation OfferSummer 2017: Save 10% when you purchase recreation in advance! Use promo code: take10

For Zion Crest tent camping reservations, please call 1-866-293-5444.


But wait…there’s more! Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort offers lodging for every like, group size, and budget.

Glamping Lodging options Zion Ponderosa

RV Camping and Glamping
Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort offers full hook-up RV camping close to Zion National Park’s east entrance. For guests looking for a little glamour under the stars, rough it in style in one of our luxe glamping tents. We also have Conestoga Wagons and Western Wagons for an authentic cowboy camping experience. All of our wagons, RV and glamping sites include access to restrooms, shower house, and open-use activities. Learn more.

Cabins and Vacation Homes
If you prefer to move right in, instead of setting up camp, check out our cabins and vacation homes. Choose from Cowboy Cabins, fully renovated Cabin Suites with private bathrooms, or a variety of luxury vacation homes for larger groups of 8 to 40 people. Reserve now.

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