Find your space in Greater Zion!
With over 600 miles of hiking trails, four state parks, a national park, and countless scenic viewpoints, Greater Zion holds endless opportunities for adventure and exploration. For comprehensive guides to area attractions, lodging, and dining, visit GreaterZion.com. It's the perfect place to plan your trip, book an adventure, and get to know the area. Need help planning? Download and/or request an Official Greater Zion Visitors Guide and visit the upcoming events page for area happenings and things to do during your stay.
Zion National Park, need we say more?
Carved by water, sand, and time, Zion National Park provides over 232 square miles of angelic views, emerald pools, and banded canyon walls. Those who explore any of Zion's many hiking trails, quickly understand why it was once called "a place to worship God." Make sure you check out the lesser-known and lesser-visited Kolob sections of the Park.
For a truly immersive experience, join a field class with the Zion Forever Project. These classes provide unique opportunities to investigate the vast, natural, and cultural resources of the park. Expert instructors in history, science, the humanities, and the arts will emphasize learning through hands-on exploration.
Greater Zion's diverse landscape lends to some of Utah's most incredible scenery, epic adventures, and dynamite chances to try a new pursuit. Kick up some dirt on the sand dunes or in the backcountry on an ATV/UTV or Jeep. On two wheels, hit a mountain bike trail or road route with views like you’ve never seen. Make a splash with on-the-water activities like boating and jet skiing, kayaking and paddleboarding, or cast a line into the water for a little fishing. Climb or drop to new heights with rock climbing, canyoneering or via ferrata.
Local, experienced outfitter and guides abound to craft and execute your adventure or to simply give you a guided tour, taking in the sights or finding secret petroglyphs and horseshoe-shaped falls or soaring like an eagle over Zion and the Pine Valley Mountains with an aerial tour.
Fore! Tee Time
Before Greater Zion became one of Utah's top outdoor destinations, it was known as a sleepy, out-of-the-way retirement town. Now, Greater Zion boasts 13 courses within a 20-mile radius, each containing the perfect blend of green holes and red-rock vistas. Add a tee time to your itinerary. Request a copy of the Greater Zion Golf Guide.
After a hard day of competition or sightseeing, wouldn’t a spa treatment be just perfect? Indulge in a massage or treatment at one of the areas luxurious day-spas to relax and rejuvenate Whether your focus is on fitness, spiritual wellness, or weight loss, you'll find an array of health and wellness programs designed for ultimate relaxation and pampering. Sports Massage and Chiropractic care are also available at the Dixie Center during the Games.
Great Vacations Begin and End with Great Food
Nothing caps a day of adventure quite like a good meal. When planning your trip, include a visit to Greater Zion's dining page. Whether you're craving a great steak, healthy eats, or gourmet fare, there's something for every mood and taste. Remember to use your complimentary dinner ticket (included with your Games ID badge) and the Valu-Book, which features discounts at participating restaurants. Please patronize sponsor restaurants whenever possible.
Geology, Paleontology, and History, Oh My!
The culture and geological events of Greater Zion's past have left behind a rich and fascinating legacy, including an incredible heritage of historic sites and landmarks. Here, you can walk with the dinosaurs, explore ancient petroglyphs and honor the past through monuments and historic buildings. Be sure to include visits to the area museums, historic sites, landmarks and state parks.
Art Around Every Corner
Famed artist Thomas Merson once said, "Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” The artists of Greater Zion have created an amazing array of visual and performance art that perfectly complements the stunning scenery of the area. While visiting, be sure to lose yourself and find your yourself in a night of musical, comedic, or dramatic delight at any of the many galleries and theaters.
The sporting venues in Greater Zion provide the perfect space to better your backhand, refine your swimming stroke, sight-in your six-shooter or have a little friendly, off-time competition.