checkerboard mesa in winter covered in snow

Winter Serenity at Zion National Park

With the growing interest in Zion National Park, many visitors have learned that one of the best times to experience Zion is during winter. Crowds are lighter, winter wildlife is frequently spotted, and skies are often sunny. While there’s been a bit more of the white stuff than usual this winter season, Zion canyon’s 4,000-foot base elevation typically sees daytime …

Questions About Zion Ponderosa? We Have Answers!

Is Zion Ponderosa a dude ranch? It’s better than a dude ranch! Zion Ponderosa is a full-service private ranch resort on the eastern edge of Zion National Park. And if you’re looking for a true western experience, we have that, too! Check out our horseback riding, wagon rides, and Dutch oven dinners. What is there to do at Zion Ponderosa? …

Zion Adventures During The Women’s Getaway Retreat

When Zion Ponderosa guest Jennifer Mitchell was asked what she’s experienced during the Spring 2016 Women’s Getaway Retreat, her instant response was, “Oh my gosh, what HAVEN’T we been doing?” In addition to the hiking, helicopter rides, Jenn was excited to try canyoneering, which she’d never done before. “It’s been amazing…a lot of rappelling in slot canyons. It’s absolutely gorgeous.” …

Women’s Adventure Retreat Fall 2015 Recap

We have wrapped up our Fall 2015 Women’s Adventure Retreat. What an amazing week, packed with adventure, encouragement, and friendship! Favorite activities varied from guest to guest and included Ranger/ATVing, zip lining, sledding the Coral Pink Sand Dunes, rappelling, scenic drives, paintball, stargazing, and hiking, with a helicopter ride as the big finish. Extended hikes to The Narrows and Angels Landing …

Women’s Adventure Retreat Oct. 4-10, 2015 | 6 days 7 nights

If you’ve ever wanted to try a new adventure—or two or 10—the Women’s Outdoor Adventure Retreat at Zion Ponderosa is the perfect time and place. Held Oct. 4-10, 2015 at southern Utah’s premiere outdoor adventure vacation destination, the Women’s Adventure Retreat is designed for both experienced active outdoor adventurers…and those who’ve always wanted to try! Book now to save 44%! …