Things to do in Zion National Park
Zion National Park Self Driving Tour
Explore Zion National Park with a self-guided audio tour! Zion’s raw landscape has it all: staggering mountain peaks, stunning natural pools, and gorgeous vistas. See it all while driving and taking the park shuttle. This GPS-enabled audio tour follows along and tells you what you’re seeing. You’ll see and learn about world-famous sights like Angel’s Landing and the Narrows. Part of Zion is only accessible by shuttle for most of the year. So plan to purchase one tour per person in your group unless choosing to share headphones while on the shuttle. If you only plan to visit the driveable part of Zion, purchase just one tour per group (everyone in the car listens together). This audio tour is NOT a park entrance ticket, shuttle reservation, or a special driving permit. Once you book, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password & download the tour. No expiration — The tour comes with lifetime validity!
Ultimate Zion National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour
Explore Zion National Park with a self-guided audio tour! Zion’s raw landscape has it all: staggering mountain peaks, stunning natural pools and gorgeous vistas. See it all while driving and taking the park shuttle. This GPS-enabled audio tour follows along and tells you what you’re seeing. You’ll see and learn about world-famous sights like Angel’s Landing and the Narrows. Part of Zion is only accessible by shuttle for most of the year. So plan to purchase one tour per person in your group unless choosing to share headphones while on the shuttle. If you only plan to visit the driveable part of Zion, purchase just one tour per group (everyone in the car listens together). This audio tour is NOT a park entrance ticket, shuttle reservation, or a special driving permit. Once you book, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter password & download the tour. The tour can be used an infinite number of times and does not expire.
East Zion Dark Sky Stargazing Tour
See the Utah Milky Way for the first time. Our knowledgeable guides will help you learn about constellations as you gaze at the crystal-clear night sky. While being taught you also have the opportunity to see the stars through our powerful telescope. Many groups get to witness a shooting star as a bonus! In fall and winter months, be prepared for cold weather! Make sure you bring hats, gloves, coats, etc. to keep you warm while you enjoy the tour.
East Zion Intro to Rock Climbing (Via Ferrata) & Rappelling Experience
Get away from the crowds and come experience an introduction to rock climbing via ferrata style and rappelling, all on our privately owned land that we don't have to share with anyone. This experience is our shortest Via Ferrata Tour and includes climbing one pitch of our red and white rock faced Via Ferrata, a vertical ascent of over 200 ft with stunning views throughout, followed by a gorgeous 130 ft rappel into our beautiful red mini slot canyon. It is an absolutely stunning introduction to Via Ferrata climbing and rappelling. Special iron steps installed up the whole face of the rock make this activity possible for most guests over the age of 8.
East Zion Twin Knoll Horseback Ride Experience
On this horseback riding experience riders will travel to the top of Twin Knoll. This ride is excellent for both beginner and intermediate riders, offering excellent views of Zion National Park, the Elkheart Mountains, the Kaibab Mountain Range, and the surrounding mountain ranges and canyons. Come and join this perfect horseback ride experience!
East Zion Checkerboard Overlook Jeep Tour
Experience a few of Zion's most spectacular rock formations including Checkerboard Mesa and Jolley Gulch from the top down. Hold on tight while your vehicle descends from a perch overlooking Zion's East Rim Trail, down through a pine forest to the edge of the national park. This tour is adventure-packed and fitting for all ages.
Campfire S'mores and Stars Tour in Kanab
Leave the city behind and enjoy a tour to a beautiful red rock private canyon for campfire, s'mores and stars. We have a large herd of beautiful Texas Longhorns to visit. We are a dark sky destination and the perfect location for star gazing with the old movie fort as a back drop. Good friends and family around the campfire is my idea of a great night out. We make the best homemade marshmallows around.
East Zion Sunset Guided Hike
Explore the backcountry of East Zion on this Sunset Hike. Our location is remote and has very little foot traffic, making for a unique perspective of Zion National Park.
East Zion Resort Horse Trail Riding Tour
Get away from the crowds and come experience authentic wrangler guided horseback ride amongst some of the most beautiful views of red/white rock cliffs, Orderville valley, and the gorgeous Southern Utah Landscape, all on our privately owned land that we don't have to share with anyone. This trail is over hills and through desert wooded mountainside with views the whole way, not just on flat land like many other rides. It is so serene, yet exhilarating and inspiring to rub shoulders with one of natures finest animals in one of the world's most beautiful landscapes.
East Zion Pine Grove Horseback Ride
The land here at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort has been family owned and operated for nearly 60 years. For years horses, cows, chickens, and the entire barnyard have called this place home and lived the ranch life. On our trail rides you get to experience a piece of our history, and a piece of that life.
Small-Group East Zion White Mountain Horseback Ride
This tour combines two of Southern Utah's most popular activities: exploring scenic slot canyons and horseback riding. You will not find any tour in Southern Utah that allows visitors to experience both of these exciting activities at the same time! Zion National Park is famous for it's beautiful Slot Canyons. Photographers and travelers are constantly on the search for these incredible land formations. This backcountry canyon is free from the crowds of Zion, but offers the same beauty. And guests get to experience on horseback!
Zion Sunset Jeep Tour
Take an exciting ride up the mountain as you climb to one of the highest points of East Zion. This is a fast-paced Jeep ride, followed by a relaxing stop at the top of the mountain as the sun sets over the cliffs of Zion National Park and lights up the sky. We provide chairs, blankets, and snacks as guests experience Zion in this unique way. After the sun has set, we again climb into the Jeep for yet another thrilling ride. Be prepared to feel as though you have stepped into a scene from Indian Jones as we descend the mountain! This activity is perfect for groups or families of all ages! In fall and winter months, be prepared for cold weather! Make sure you bring hats, gloves, coats, etc. to keep you warm while you enjoy the tour.
East Zion Horse Trail Riding - SUNSET & S'MORES TOUR
Our Horseback Ride trail is packed full of high hills and mountainside, not just flat ground with limited views. You'll have spectacular views from the horse's very first few steps. Not only are the views great, but it is so accessible, as it starts just a short walk away from the parking lot; however, it still feels like you're in a remote location. What's more, it is located on privately owned land, yet, looks and feels just like Zion National Park, just without all the crowds. And add a gorgeous sunset views while roasting marshmallows for s'mores, this is the most unique trail riding experience in Southern Utah.
Guided Hike through Peek-a-Boo Slot Canyon (Small Group)
Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon is a quiet, special place off the beaten path just outside of beautiful Kanab. The quiet serenity of beautiful colored Navajo Sandstone rocks that have taken millions of years to form will take your breath away and leave you wanting more. This is a group tour, but no combination of groups will exceed 10 travelers so that we can keep the experience affordable and intimate.
East Zion Sunset Horseback Ride
Saddle up on the back of one of our majestic horses and experience the views of Zion National Park on this incredible 1.5-hour trail ride that will take you off into the sunset. No sunset beats the view view from the back of a horse as you watch the sky turn orange and red above the Cliffs of Zion. Don't miss this opportunity of a lifetime! Be sure to bundle up as it may be cold at certain times of the year!
East Zion Top of the World Jeep Tour
Climb up the mountains for 1.5 hours in our beautiful rugged jeeps, cruise out to an amazing view and see Zion National Park from above. At one of the highest peaks in Southern Utah this view will take your breath away as you see the vast and incredible landscapes. From the top of this mountain of private land you will see amazing places like the Elkheart Mountains, Coral Pink Sand Dunes, Zion National Park, Cedar Mountain, and more. This tour is ideal for those seeking breathtaking views and abundance of information about Zion National Park and the surrounding areas. The Jeep ride itself is fairly smooth and great for participants seeking a less exhilarating tour. In fall and winter months, be prepared for cold weather! Make sure you bring hats, gloves, coats, etc. to keep you warm while you enjoy the tour.
East Zion Crimson Canyon Hike & UTV Adventure
Millions of years of water, wind, and other natural forces have carved away stunning Slot Canyons. Southern Utah is home to several world premiere canyons unlike any other. And on this tour you will get to experience this beauty free of the crowds.
1.5-Hour Peekaboo Slot Canyon UTV Adventure
Our guide will drive you to the canyon via Can Am UTV and see one of Southern Utah's most beautiful slot canyons. The drive to and from the canyon is fun in itself but the true gem of the tour is being in this amazing natural feature.
Peekaboo Slot Canyon Jeep Tour
Explore one of Utah's best known slot canyons, Peekaboo. Located 5 miles north of Kanab this slot canyon is a must see. After an amazing 15 to 20 minute Jeep ride, walk through the 1/2 mile slot canyon Peekaboo. Peekaboo is one of southern Utah's best known slot canyon. Walk through this narrow canyon with high sandstone walls on both sides of you. You will get to see how the Native American's that lived in this area used the canyon as you can look at their Moqui steps that they created to read high up area's on the cliff walls. Make sure to bring a camera so that you capture some of the beauty you will see. You wont forget the amazing red sandstone canyon. We hope to see you soon.
Toquerville Falls Private Jeep Tour - Zion National Park
Just sit back and relax as we take you to Toquerville Falls. Take memorable photos of Toquerville Falls' majestic desert vistas and gorgeous water falls. This private scenic tour will provide lasting memories you would not be able to experience in any other place! The road requires 4WD in which our Jeep will easily navigate! 🙂