Observation Point Trail from Zion Ponderosa

Observation Point is one of my favorite hikes in Zion National Park.  Although the park is full of stunning vistas, various levels of hiking trails, and an abundance of water and vegetation, Observation Point remains my favorite.  Why?  Well, accessing it from our property here at Zion Ponderosa makes it easy and the hike is filled with diverse landscaping and …

Zion is the Place for Canyoneering

Zion National Park is renowned for its incredible hiking trails. From The Narrows to Angel’s Landing, hiking is arguably the biggest draw to the park. Another activity provides an even more up-close-and-personal experience in the park – canyoneering. Canyoneering in Zion National Park Canyoneering in Zion is something you’ll never forget, simply because the canyons and sheer rock walls are …

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 …