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Southern Utah Bucket List

Southern Utah is a world-renowned destination – and for good reason. It contains some of the world’s most breathtaking, incredible, one-of-a-kind scenery. Just as New Zealand is unique in its seamless transition between sweeping mountains and thick rain forest, southern Utah does the same, from rolling desert to sheer sandstone cliffs and the world’s most impressive collection of arches. There’s …

Every Kid in a Park | Zion National Park Virgin River

Every Kid In A Park Helps Kids Visit Zion Free

Imagine seeing America’s most spectacular natural wonders and historic sites for FREE. If you’re a fourth grader, you can! Every Kid In A Park is an empowering federal program designed to bring kids and their families into America’s national parks, like Zion National Park. Why fourth graders? Research shows that fourth graders are beginning to learn about and show interest …

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Opt out of Black Friday and Visit Zion Instead

Last year, sports retailer REI announced that it would close its stores on Black Friday, sparking the #OptOutside movement. In 2016, over 2.25 million people on social media are pledging to #OptOutside, sharing photos and ideas of how they’ll be spending Black Friday communing with nature instead of fighting crowds of people trying to score shopping deals. The day after Thanksgiving …

Zion Narrows Zion Ponderosa Photo Contest

Zion Ponderosa Photo Contest

If you love Zion Ponderosa and can’t wait to return (or if you’ve always wanted to visit), now’s your chance to win a vacation getaway! Simply enter our photo contest by submitting a scenic photo of Zion National Park or Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort, or a photo of people enjoying an activity at one of those locations, and you’ll be …

Grafton Ghost Town

Zion Halloween Adventures

Up until now, you probably thought the hike to Angel’s Landing was the scariest thing about Zion. But we have some fun ideas to put the haunt in your Zion Halloween adventures! GRAFTON GHOST TOWN The buildings are empty. The silence is eerie. But you won’t see ghostly spirits flying around this abandoned town, just the remains of a once …