Zion National Park

Zion Ponderosa—A Basecamp Between Two Utah National Parks

With five national parks, Utah is renowned for ​​its natural beauty and majestic landscapes. At Zion Ponderosa, we’re fortunate to be located between two Utah national parks: Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. As part of Utah’s “Mighty Five,” each of these iconic parks showcases the Colorado Plateau’s iconic—and breathtaking—landscape.  Fun fact: Utah has more national parks than …

Celebrating the Night Sky in Bryce and Zion

Bryce Canyon is in the throes of the Annual Astronomy Festival. Did you know that if you’re staying at Zion Ponderosa you’re just over an hour away from Bryce? Make a point of stopping by the 17th Annual Astronomy Festival, running through June 24, 2017. Visitors will enjoy learning from Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers, as well as local astronomy societies who make …

Top 10 Things To Do at Bryce Canyon

When you make Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort your home base for your southern Utah vacation, it’s easy to visit Bryce Canyon National Park. Located just 75 minutes from Zion Ponderosa, Bryce Canyon is one of the great scenic wonders of the world. We’re sharing our top 10 favorite things to do at Bryce Canyon. 1. Walk the rim of the …

Thanks All Around

Here at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort, we have many things to be grateful for this Thanksgiving. With Zion National Park as our neighbor, and Bryce Canyon National Park a short drive away, the beautiful scenery that surrounds us is at the top of that list. We’re grateful for the wildlife that call this area home. Bighorn sheep, deer, and wild turkeys …