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Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   Twin Knolls Road, PO Box 5547, Zion National Park, UT 84755
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family always wanted to try out the camping adventure. I'm very reluctant about the ideas of not having to shower for few days but this "resort" ranch convinced me to finally try the camping experience. We actually tried to book for a cabin but they were booked and so we ended up doing the tent which was fine because... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Campground, cabins & restaurant with pool and lots of activities. We didn't try any of the activities or the pools but people seemed to be enjoying them. We stayed in a "covered wagon," which is basically a shed on wagon wheels made to look like a conestoga wagon with 3 very comfortable beds for a pleasant sleep. Picnic table outside.... More

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Novi, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here with two other families and a total party of 13 people from 6/30/14-7/07/14 in the "Ranch House" vacation home. We did not stay at a "hotel" so hopefully the moderator will move this post if in wrong location. The good: Proximity to Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks. Nice view from the large and partially covered deck.... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The "Ranch" provides a basic, solid, varied place to get your necessities met while staying NEAR (but not IN) Zion and Bryce. Let's be clear: it is NOT a RESORT, nor, as others have pointed out, is it IN Zion. But as long as you know these things coming in, it can be a fantastic experience. Inexpensive, good food (especially... More

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a campground here in June because of the rave reviews and proximity to Zion. Upon driving in, it looked wonderful! Cute little cabins on the hillside, children swimming in the pool, teenagers playing miniature golf..... When we were shown our campground spot, it was like just a clearing in the brush. Dirty (as in litter) no table, cookspot,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unless you are bringing 10 kids with you- STAY AWAY!!! Overrun with kids is an understatement. We checked in around 7pm to our campsite and left and was in a hotel room by 9pm. Wifi is useless as we were trying to use it finding a new place to stay. We tried to get our money back- at least something... More

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Orange County, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family enjoys hiking and camping, but my two sons (10 and 12) LOVED the activities offered. We chose to stay here because of its proximity to Zion and Bryce Canyon. After most of the day off the property, we could come back and participate in low key kid-specific activities. I guess Zion Ponderosa is all things to everyone in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First the "resort" is not in Zion and the sign to turn into the resort is almost impossible to read if you are leaving Zion. That said, once we got there , my wife and I were welcomed by a smiling friendly staff. We were National park hoping and did not take advantage of the rodeo, line dancing ,or the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped here for 5 nights during our trip out west and we really enjoyed this place. Pros: Super friendly staff UNLIMITED HOT SHOWERS Canyoneering (more on that later) Cost Nice hikes around the resort area Cons: Too many kids running around Campsites are right next to each other and very crowded 40 minute drive to the shuttles at Zion... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After our last disastrous trip to the Zion Ponderosa, my husband and I decided to write a note to the property Manager Michael Kane. He invited us back to try out the property again. We decided to take him up on his offer as we wanted to escape the heat of Las Vegas. Our stay in late June 2014 was... More

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Address: Twin Knolls Road, PO Box 5547, Zion National Park, UT 84755
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Location: United States > Utah > Zion National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort 3*
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Located on the top of Zion National Park amidst a forest of Ponderosa pine trees, Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort offers great lodging options; Vacation Homes, Cabins Suites, Cowboy Cabins, Western Wagons, and RV / Tent Campground. We offer excellent dining services at our Blue Belly Grill and Gus & Rosey's restaurants. We offer more activities on-property than any resort in the region, including horseback riding, jeep tours, zip line, climbing wall, canyoneering / hiking excursions, ATV tours, miniature golf, paint ball, and more. ... more   less 
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