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20 Zion Adventures for 2020

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It’s a wrap! Not just on another year, but on an entire decade. As you head into 2020 full of enthusiasm for a better year than ever, what’s making your heart pound with excitement? If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, we’ve got an adventure for everyone in your crew! 1. Zion Canyoneering  Put this…

Hiking to Zion National Park’s Historic Cable Mountain

Cable Mountain Hike

Do you recognize this wooden structure that sits high on the cliffs overlooking Zion Canyon? Cable Mountain is one of Zion’s best-kept secrets, often attracting only the most determined hikers – but East Zion Adventures has tips to save miles off your trek. And while the views are enough to make it worth it, knowing…

Celebrating 100 Years of Adventure in Zion National Park

The Watchman Zion National Park

November 19, 2019 marks the 100-year anniversary of our beloved Zion. In 1918, Mukuntuweap National Monument was renamed Zion National Monument and then in fall 1919, a bill was passed by Congress that officially made Zion a national park. Join us on a journey of celebrating Zion over the decades. Oh, how we love this…

Zion National Park’s Best Fall Adventures

fall hike in zion

We love to adventure all year long, especially when it comes to taking advantage of fall’s cooler temperature and thinned out crowds. Here are some of Zion National Park’s best fall adventures in the park and around East Zion. Spooky Sunset Jeep Adventure Do you know the spine-tingling tale of Jolley Gulch? We’ll tell you…

East Zion Adventures Fall Bucket List

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It’s fall and we couldn’t be more excited. Autumn in Zion is in Zion is just incredible. Whether you’re hiking in the main canyon or canyoneering in the backcountry, you’re in for breathtaking colors that are perfectly complemented by Zion’s red sandstone. And let’s not forget how pleasant Zion National Park is with autumn’s cooler…

Unforgettable Labor Day Weekend In Zion National Park

Two People at Observation Point

There’s nothing better for an adventurous spirit than a three-day weekend. Whether it’s hiking, canyoneering, camping, horseback riding, hitting the backcountry trails on a Jeep tour or just relaxing, be sure to get outside and enjoy that extra day off. Hike Observation Point This 7-mile round-trip hike leads to panoramic views of Zion National Park,…

Horseback Riding – Which Tour Is Best?

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Horseback riding in Zion National Park is one of the best ways to experience stunning views and above slotted canyons. Here is a list of some of the best Zion horseback riding tours you’ll want to consider.  Sunset Horseback Ride Tour This ride is the perfect way to end your day. The tour starts at…

How to Prepare for Your Zion Canyoneering Adventure

Canyoneering safety

Canyoneering is the ultimate way to experience southern Utah’s beauty. The Zion National Park area features world-class canyoneering that includes hiking, climbing, scrambling and rappelling. We are excited to take you out on this Zion canyoneering adventure. Practice Climbing and Rappelling East Zion Adventures provides training prior to heading out on canyoneering adventures. Our guides…

Do What You Love and the Adventures Will Follow

Parker East Zion Adventures Recreation Guide

They say when you do what you love, you’ll never “work” a day in your life. Parker S. knew he wanted to incorporate his love for the outdoors into his hospitality management studies. During a career fair at school in 2017, he was introduced to Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort and decided to apply as a…

Canyoneering with Kids – Your Next Zion Family Adventure

Zion National Park canyoneering with kids

In today’s fast-paced world, family time is precious. It’s important to get outdoors, where families can really connect and break away from technology, chores and other distractions. Outdoor time helps families unplug and bond while reducing stress and even improving health. It’s win-win all around. What better way to enjoy your time together than by…