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Jeep Tours are a popular way to explore almost any backcountry area, so it is no wonder that people are eager to book a jeep tour at Zion National Park. If you are wondering if a jeep tour is a good choice for you, below are some reasons why you should seriously consider taking a one while visiting Zion National Park.

Jeep Tour in Zion

Jeep Tour or Hiking

There is a reason hiking is so popular at Zion. There is incredible scenery inside the Park that you cannot experience unless you are willing to put some time in your hiking boots. Hiking is a great exercise for anyone.

Jeep tours are so popular that it is an activity that can be done with the whole family. There may be some backcountry that the more adventuresome in the family is willing to hike 20 miles to go see, but others in the family may look at the elevation gain the hike requires and give it a hard pass. Jeep tours are a great compromise. They provide the family with the adventure they seek without compromising comfort. With a jeep, you can enjoy the backcountry with plenty of snacks, water, cameras, and sunscreen, and any other equipment you won’t have to carry on your back.

You can combine jeep tours with other outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing, or rappelling. A jeep tour will take you out into the backcountry so that you can spend your hiking time exploring your destination, and not simply trying to reach it.

The trips offered at East Zion Jeep Tours provide incredible views and opportunities, and are often more affordable than people expect. Our trips include overlooking vast canyons and the winding Virgin River, sunset tours on high plateaus, and canyoneering trips that allow you to rappel over 100 feet. As you explore our options, we’re confident you’ll find a Jeep tour that will leave you hungry for more.

Jeep Tour or Horseback Riding

Horseback riding has the added benefit of allowing you to see Zion from a completely unique perspective. Plus, the companionship one feels with the horse he or she has been paired with is an experience that cannot be replicated on a hike. You can start to feel like the original settlers who discovered Zion National Park as they traversed the land on their horses.

Want to get to your destination quickly? Jeep tours can do it. While horses require a slow and steady cadence, water breaks, and time outside of the sun to recover, a jeep can take you and your family to the backcountry and back in a fraction of the time a chain of horses can.

Horseback riding and hiking may leave your body a little worse for wear, but maybe you still want to get out and see something. A jeep tour is a perfect way to end your day as you head off to watch a sunset. No walking necessary, just sit back and relax and let your guide take you off-roading to get a panoramic view that will take your breath away.

Whether you’ve been to Zion National Park multiple times or this is your first visit, consider adding in a jeep tour to experience Zion National Park in a way that you have never seen it before.