Find Your Adventure by Camping at Zion National Park

Zion National Park, located in southwestern Utah, is one of the most visited national parks in the U.S., welcoming approximately 4.5 million visitors every year. While many of these visitors come to hike through its iconic red rock canyons, a large number of them also come for its world-class campsites. If you’re thinking about finding your own adventure in the …

Leave No Trace in Zion National Park

Celebrate National Park Week with Leave No Trace

National Park Week kicks off a weeklong celebration beginning with free admission on Saturday, April 20, 2019 to Zion National Park and other national parks and monuments across the U.S. Coinciding with National Park Week is Earth Day on April 22, the largest environmental movement in the world. This got us thinking about Leave No Trace, and how all three …

Zion Overnight Backpacking Trips Coming in 2018

If you can’t stop dreaming about your next adventure, we have good news. We’re excited to announce overnight backpacking trips for Zion Ponderosa guests, coming in 2018. For travelers who crave backcountry excitement, here’s your chance to start planning for a Zion backcountry adventure! Backpack Premier Hiking Destinations in Southern Utah Here at the ranch resort, we’ve been researching and …

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 …

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 …

Let's Get Glamping Zion Ponderosa Luxury Camping

Let’s Get Glamping!

You love the great outdoors, and relish the idea of a night under the stars, but you’re not sure a rustic camping experience is for you. Not everyone is made for roughing it, so let’s get glamping! If you’ve recently taken our Outdoor Enthusiast Quiz and learned that glamping is your style, you’ll be happy to learn that there’s more …