Lodging Inside Zion National Park

Zion Lodge


Location: Inside the Park
Starting Rate: $205

Zion Lodge is operated by Xanterra Parks and Resorts.  The Zion Lodge is the only lodging facility located inside beautiful Zion National Park. Zion Lodge's ideal in-park location puts you close to all of the parks features and attractions.  The lodge itself is quite unique with it's historic design featuring knotty pine woodwork and furnished in beautiful log and wicker furnishings.

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Lodging in Zion's Gateway Communities

Zion Mountain Ranch


Location: East of Park
Starting Rate: $114

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Holiday Inn Express...


Location: South of Park
Starting Rate: $119

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Cliffrose Lodge & Gardens


Location: South of Park
Starting Rate: $134

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Novel House


Location: South of Park
Starting Rate: $139

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Zion Ponderosa Resort


Location: East of Park
Starting Rate: Please Call

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Additional information and resources on the park:


Q. Where is Zion National Park?
A. Zion National Park is located in southwestern Utah, in between the larger cities of St. George and Cedar City. The closest town to the park is Springdale, Utah.


Q. What is the history of Zion National Park?
A.  Zion became established as a national park in the year 1919. Before that, it existed as Mukuntuweap National Monument, which was established in 1909. It's name, Zion, literally means “place of refuge,” and was given to the canyon by early Mormon settlers. 


Q. What is the weather like in Zion National Park?
A. Zion is a fairly mild park with a yearly average temperature of 75 degrees. The seasons present large variations in temperature however, with about 52 degrees in January to about 100 degrees in July. It's desert climate makes for a great year-round park, just make sure you are careful when driving there during the winter! 


Q. What is the best time of year to visit Zion National Park?
A. Typically people venture to Zion National Park starting in the spring to view the incredible display of wildflowers. Summer and fall remain popular times to visit, while the winter season sees far less visitation but still offers beautiful scenery.


Q. How much does it cost to visit Zion National Park?
A . There are different prices based on the mode of transportation, the length of visit and the age of the individual visiting the park:

  • Zion National Park: $25 per vehicle for 7 day pass
  • Pedestrian/Bicycle/Motorcycle: $12 per person, not to exceed $25 per family
  • Zion Annual Pass: $40
  • National Parks Annual Pass: $80
  • Golden Eagle Pass: $65 (one year)
  • Golden Age: $10 for a life time pass for those over 62
  • Golden Access: Free lifetime entry for those who are permanently disabled