Zion Ponderosa Swimming Pool

Beat the Summer Heat in Zion National Park

It’s getting hot in Zion. In fact, a heat advisory is in place for the days ahead. We’ve got a few ways for you to beat the summer heat, both inside Zion National Park and here at Zion Ponderosa. Zion Narrows Let’s start with The Narrows, one of Zion’s most popular hikes. The mouth of the Virgin River can be …

Trails, Trails, Trails

As an early Christmas present, my husband bought our very own Utility Vehicle, a Polaris RZR 4 1000, thanks to our recent stay at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort.  Now, Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort didn’t buy us a UTV (although we would’ve appreciated it) but it was there that James first fell in love. On a vacation in August we rented a UTV …

Experience Summer in Zion

The rain has finally rolled away and left a freshly cleaned plateau behind. Here, above Zion National Park, the grass is bright green and the Ponderosa Pines brace against the wind that pushed the clouds away. Even that wind, warm and rich with the smell of summer, is now calming to a gentle breeze as it settles in for the …