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Your Vacation Destination for Relaxation & Adventure at Zion National Park

Zion Ponderosa Ranch and Resort overlooks the eastern rim of Zion National Park in southern Utah. It's surrounded by 4,000 acres of high desert plateaus and Ponderosa pines. During your stay at the resort, you will experience only the finest in accommodations. They offer mountain vacation home rentals, cabins, and camping at the top of Zion National Park. Enjoy adventurous recreation including horseback riding, ATVs, swimming, and rock climbing and rappelling. There are also opportunities for basketball, billiards, croquet, horse shoes, kickball, ping pong, tennis, volleyball and so much more. When you've had your fill of fun, enjoy excellent dining opportunities. On top of all this luxury and all these possible adventures, Zion Ponderosa has a caring staff and a welcoming atmosphere to make you feel at home!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 34 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Mount Carmel
  • Nearby Water Lake Powell
  • Open Dates All Year


When you come to Zion Ponderosa Ranch and Resort, the only thing you'll have to worry about is having fun!Enjoy meals during your stay at the park and a variety of activities. Go horseback riding or rock climbing! It's all waiting for your on your next vacation. Pack your bag and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.


From its stunning scenery to its array of onsite activities (swimming, tennis, basketball, rock climbing, volleyball), Zion Ponderosa is just the place to experience Utah's Color Country. Simplify your trip by booking an all-inclusive plan, which can include lodging, meals and recreation packages.


Enhance your business productivity with a corporate retreat or group training event at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort! You can be sure that when you plan your meeting or group training event at Zion Ponderosa, the staff will provide the support with excellent lodging, dining, meeting space, and outdoor activities!


The ultimate family reunion escape is waiting for you at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort! You'll enjoy relaxing around the beautifully landscaped deck area, sunbathing or taking a refreshing dip. They offer an endless variety of onsite activities that everyone is sure to love. And afterwards, enjoy a comfortable dip in their two Jacuzzis!


Home to some of the most incredible scenery in the U.S., Zion is a paradise of deep slot canyons, Ponderosa pines and desert plateaus. Spectacular hiking, horseback riding and ATV tours are just a taste of Utah's Color Country. Book one of the resort's guides and discover the beauty for yourself!


What could be better for a Color Country romantic vacation than astounding nature, cozy Cabin Suites and abounding outdoor recreation? After hiking, biking or horseback riding through spectacular scenery, soak together in two luxurious hot tubs; then indulge in Zion Ponderosa's delicious cuisine. Rekindle the flames of passion in your relationship with a trip to Utah today!


Head to Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort and enjoy breathtaking views! Go horseback riding or take a Jeep tour of the area and find out what the area has to offer. The views alone will inspire you to take care of the area. Ask the friendly staff about what you can do to make the area a better place when you leave than when you arrived.


At Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort, you'll find a Utah vacation that is unlike any you've ever experienced before. Here, you can simply relax in a spacious cabin complete with modern amenities and enjoy beautiful views. Or, head out for a variety of activities including guided hikes, Jeep tours, and more! Later, come back to the resort and delight in a delicious meal at Blue Belly Grill, and a soothing massage at the Juniper Spa.


At Zion Ponderosa Ranch, excursions and guided adventures put a twist on mountain fun! Try your hand at exploring the canyons, take a Jeep tour, or go on a guided mountain bike trip. A daily hiking shuttle is offered so you can explore Zion National Park's array of easy nature walks and more advanced hikes!


Zion Ponderosa Ranch will take you back to a simpler time. Live how they did in the wild west and enjoy horseback riding and sleeping under the stars. Ask the friendly staff about the area and what it was used for in the past. Learn a little bit while you're on your next vacation.


You'll enjoy relaxing in your cabin or on a cabin deck or porch. With 4,000 acres on a forested plateau along the rim of Zion National Park, Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort offers many options for a couple on your honeymoon to relax and lose yourself in these world-class natural surroundings!


With a bounty of outdoor activities to enjoy throughout your stay, Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort makes it easy to plan a healthy getaway in Utah! Walking and hiking trails give you easy access to the beauty of nearby Zion National Park, or try an ATV or Jeep Tour. An outdoor swimming pool is the perfect spot to fit a few laps in, or you can serve up a set of tennis and volleyball. Your options for staying fit and healthy at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort are endless; now it's time to start planning your getaway!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Charming and thoroughly comfortable, Cabin Suites and Cowboy Cabins complete your Utah resort vacation at Zion Ponderosa Ranch. The suites feature full baths and a wet bar; some include a fireplace. Both styles can accommodate up to six guests and you can book your stay with or without meals! With all of this customization available, you'll be sure to enjoy an unforgettable getaway in Utah.

Dude Ranch

Zion is home to some of the most scenic riding tours and trails in all of the U.S. The resort works with renowned East Zion Adventures for all of its horseback riding excursions. You're matched up with a horse and a ride that best fits your skill levels. Pony rides are available for children under eight as well. Come experience an authentic Western experience when you plan your trip to Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort.


For your next holiday vacation, head to Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort and get a unique experience! Enjoy horseback riding and ATV rides for the Fourth of July, or head to Zion National Park for a memorable Memorial Day weekend. Book your next vacation today!


After a day of fun and excitement, there's nothing better than a soothing spa treatment. The Juniper Spa at Zion Ponderosa offers a menu of treatments that are sure to relax you. Choose from a variety of massages such as Swedish, Warm Desert Stone, Deep Tissue and more, or indulge in a body scrub, facial, or manicure! You'll be sure to feel good as new!

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Bicycles
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Microwave
  • Sundeck
  • Whirlpool
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Basketball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hayride
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kiddie Cars
  • Live Entertainment
  • Motor sports
  • Paintball
  • Photography
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Team Tournaments
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Play Ground
  • ATV/Fourwheeling
  • Bird Watching
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • A/V Equipment
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Catering
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Fitness Programs
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Nearest Airports

  • Cedar City Regional Airport (CDC) / 38.6 miles
  • Bryce Canyon Airport (BCE) / 49.6 miles
  • Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN) / 93.3 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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