Zion National Park Activities

With so many things to do in Zion National Park, the options can seem overwhelming. At Zion Ponderosa, we provide a wide range of Zion National Park activities and attractions, making your trip easy to plan. We will make sure you have the best experience possible both in the park and at our resort.


*Reservations are highly recommended.   

Guided Adventures & Activities


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Our guided adventures are provided by East Zion Adventures, and are an exciting way to experience Zion National Park with an expert guide. These guides will take you to the best places to see in and around Utah's Zion National Park and make sure you have fun doing it. Some of our guided tours include:


Best prices during off-season through March 3, 2022.

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Jeep Tours

Explore dramatic back-country of Zion National park and beyond, with an expert guide on one of our excellent Jeep tour excursions.
Enjoy touring the scenic overlooks and canyons of this region. *Reservations are highly recommended.

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Guided Hiking

One of the most popular Zion National Park activities, we offer half-day or full-day hikes exploring stunning canyons and scenery.
Qualifiers: Maximum 250 lb. weight limit. Best for ages 12 & up. Delicious picnic lunch is included. *Advance reservations highly recommended.

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Slot Canyon - Canyoneering

Walk-in or Rappelling Adventures into Slot Canyons! Book Online Now!

Horseback Riding

Experience the old west on horseback rides through forests and canyons to scenic viewpoints. Book Now

SWAT - Shooting Experience

The ultimate shooting experience with high adrenaline fun! Book Online Now!




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Unguided Adventures & Activities


If you are looking for activities you can enjoy at your own pace we also have a variety of unguided Zion National Park activities to pick from such as:


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Pool & Jacuzzi

After spending all day in the hot sun, take a dip in our two-tiered pool or jacuzzies and relax on the plateau above the park.

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Miniature golf course featuring rock formations and waterfalls that mimic Zion National Park

Miniature Golf

Our mini golf course is artfully designed to mimic the features of the park and is a great way to pass time between other activities.

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Other Unguided Activities near Zion National Park include our Bungee Trampoline and Volleyball/Basketball!



Assisted Activities


Along with our guided adventures, we also offer assisted activities to make your trip unforgettable.

Star Gazing


Milky way above Zion National Park

Star Gazing

End the day with Zion National Park stargazing. Our knowledgeable guides will help you learn about constellations as you gaze at the crystal clear night skies above Zion.

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Zion Hiking Shuttles

With several miles of common fence between us and Zion National Park, we provide access to several trailheads right from Zion Ponderosa and a shuttle to take you back to the resort.

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More Assisted Activities


Other Assisted Activities near Zion National Park include our Climbing Wall, Shotgun Range, Paintball, Virtual Reality, and a delicious Country Dinner.



Please note that many of the RESORT ACTIVITIES at Zion Ponderosa are staffed and operated by East Zion Adventures, a DBA for High Country Leason, LC. Zion Ponderosa guests participating in these activities will sign a separate waiver and release form prior to participation. Winter Months: During this time-frame recreation services are sometimes limited by weather conditions. Call for details.

CLIMBING WALL

Get some practice before climbing in Zion or just enjoy with family & friends! Book Now

WESTERN DINNER

Get a true taste of the old west as you enjoy a western feast, and entertainment. Book Now

GOLF CART RENTALS

We offer the opportunity to rent a golf cart! Each of our golf carts seats 4 people. Book Now

KIDS ACTIVITIES

KIDS ACTIVITIES Enjoy our Bungee Trampoline, or Child Horse Rides. Book Now

MINI GOLF

Our deluxe miniature golf course is artfully designed to contour with the terrain and offers several water features Book Now

PAINTBALL

Each paintball game includes 200 rounds of paintballs per gun, a jumpsuit, and mask. Book Now

Skeet Shooting

Our trained guide will throw each target on your command: just pull, aim, and fire! Book Now

OPEN USE ACTIVITIES
Basketball
Billiards / Foosball
Hiking Trails
Horse Shoes
Ping Pong
Pool & Hot Tub
Sports Field (+ Equip.)
Tennis / Pickleball
Volleyball




Please Note: Most recreation activities are weather-dependant and, therefore, may not be available during wet time-frames and/or cold months. This includes horseback rides, Jeep tours, and paintball. Canyoneering is available from March to November each year - weather permitting.

Reservations / Cancellations: We do encourage you to make a reservation in order to guarantee space for you and your group on Zion Ponderosa recreation adventures. Please note that by reserving your space we have turned away other clients and this cancellation policy protects the resort from monetary loss. Cancellations of reservations within 48 hours of trip departure are non-refundable. We WILL refund or reschedule if weather conditions prohibit participation in your scheduled activity. Click the link to use our online recreation reservation request form.

Staff Lunch Break: During spring and fall our recreation staff take a lunch break from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Guided activities are not available during this time frame.

* Activity passes are transferable and non-refundable

** Zion Ponderosa Resort is an exclusive outdoor recreational facility. Weather conditions are monitored daily. Due to inclement weather some adventure activities may be changed or canceled.

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