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 …

Visit Zion and America’s National Parks for Free

If you’re trying to get the most bang for your travel buck, there’s no better price tag than free. And if you’re traveling around to see America’s national parks this year, you’re in luck, because the National Park Service is offering 10 free admission days in 2017. About 120 of the 400+ national public lands and monuments throughout the U.S. …

The Best of The Mighty 5®

Utah’s national parks—famously known as “The Mighty 5®”—draw millions of visitors from around the world every year. From spectacular Zion to breathtaking Bryce Canyon, awe-inspiring Arches, quiet Capitol Reef and captivating Canyonlands, The Mighty 5® never disappoint. Did you know that Zion National Park is the most popular of The Mighty 5®? If you’ve been to Zion you already know why. …

Freestanding Arches in Zion National Park

Hiking in southern Utah almost always leads to something amazing, whether it’s a sweeping panoramic view, massive cliffs, a glimpse of wildlife, a narrow slot canyon, or a unique rock formation. A natural arch is created when cracks penetrate deep into sandstone, and weather erosion wears away the exposed rock layers. Water and ice cause expansion and eventually break through …