Waterfalls in Zion National Park

      Zion National Park has been eroded and shaped by the constant effects of water moving over the soft sandstone formations.   Melting snow or rain storms are most prominent in the spring-time and this leads to opportunities to view some magnificent waterfalls within the park.   Zion National Park is actually a large plateau where deep canyons …

Canyoneering at Zion National Park

Canyoneering: Most people have never heard the term canyoneering.    In fact the dictionary doesn’t even recognize the name.   So what does it mean?   Essentially canyoneering is the art or experience of exploring and traveling through canyons.   The similar term of canyoning is used outside the United States to describe this experience. Canyoneering participants are most often …

Zion National Park Lodging

— — — — Choosing Zion National Park Lodging: This post is an explanation of why selecting Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort as your Zion National Park lodging experience is the right decision.   First let’s review the lodging options at Zion Ponderosa. 1- Camping / RV Park. We have many guests who would rather bring their RV or tent and …

Centennial Celebration! 100 Years – Zion National Park

Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort will host a  Zion National Park Centennial Celebration party on August 15, 2009.   The event begins at 6:00 p.m. and runs till 10:30 that night.   Activities include a dining experience from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. that includes a Hawaiian theme and a roasted pig.   ————— A rodeo begins at 8:00 p.m. followed by a barn dance …