Designated in 1919, Zion is Utah's oldest national park
. To experience Zion, you need to walk among the towering cliffs of sandstone which range in color from cream, to pink, to red. The hiking possibilities are endless. The park is known for its incredible canyons, which attract canyoneers from around the world.
Explore this national treasure from the comfort of an Owner Direct vacation rental, condo rental, cabin, or secluded holiday home accommodations
. Vacation rental accommodations in the heart of Utah are available year round and provide a great base for exploring the area.
The park has two visitor centers that are open throughout the year. Visitors are encouraged to stop in and learn how to visit the park with minimum impact to the fragile desert environment
. At the Visitors Center you will find maps, brochures, and books to guide you through the magical landscape of Zion’s canyons.
The main canyon is the most popular section of the park and can be accessed from Springdale, Utah. Popular trail-heads for Weeping Rock, Emerald Pools, Angels Landing, The Narrows
, etc. are all found on the eight-mile scenic drive that is accessible by shuttle April through October, and by private vehicle the rest of the year.
Aside from hiking through the canyons of Zion, there are many other activities to be enjoyed in this unique landscape. Biking is one of the most popular ways to experience Zion Canyon
. The Pa'rus trail is a 3.5 mile paved trail that allows bikes. It's a beautifully scenic ride up the canyon along the Virgin River.
Trail rides in Zion Canyon are a perennial favorite. One-hour and half-day rides can be arranged through Canyon Trail Rides. The Zion Adventure Company is Zion's premiere outfitter and guide service helping you explore the Zion Narrows, Canyoneering, Rock Climbing, Biking, River Tubing, Trailhead Shuttles, and Wilderness Education
. Zion Jeep Tours is a sightseeing tour company that offers a glimpse of Zion National Park and its surrounding lands from the bottom of Zion Canyon to the top of the Park’s highest mesas.
The range of vacation rentals/accommodation near Zion rivals all that the park itself has to offer the traveler and adventurer. In addition to hotel accommodation, cottages, cabins, and condo rentals,
you will find a range of privately owned vacation rentals and holiday lodging.