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Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor

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Tourist stop on way to Zion

Stopped to take pictures in way to Zion...yes it is tourist trap..yes it has petting zoo that cost... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Quirky stop ... makes trip interesting

It’s little stops like this that makes trips interesting. We had ice cream ... it’s homemade... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The fort & buildings looked adorable--wanted to stop and take some pictures on the way back from Zion. I love a good kitschy tourist stop. They charge a $1.00 per person to go into the petting zoo and then for carrots to feed the animals....More

Thank DisneyFan30
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Stopped to take pictures in way to Zion...yes it is tourist trap..yes it has petting zoo that cost $1...but it was fun and got get photos..lots of souvenirs at one stop..would stop again

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

It’s little stops like this that makes trips interesting. We had ice cream ... it’s homemade... not the best I’ve ever had but it was cheap. The kids did the petting zoo which they enjoyed... I love the fact they don’t over charge. We also...More

Thank gina1230
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I noticed this place on the way to our hotel, not too far from Zion National Park. We took a wander inside and such a great atmosphere. There's so many gifts, from sweets to jerky, cups, paintings and more! They have a...More

Thank James C
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice sized gift shop with the usual items, plus some more unique choices. $1/person for the petting zoo and 3 carrots for $1. Sheep, ram, alpacas, donkey, and mini horses were all pretty friendly. It was hot when we were there so we didn't linger...More

1  Thank April C
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Tourist trap..yes please !! We had a nice visit and enjoyed our stop here. We fed the animals, took photos and bought snacks for our trek. We also got some pressed pennies so that is a bonus. Friendly people worked there and lots of unique...More

Thank lsdoget
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We stopped here after Zion and just wanted to stretch our legs. The petting zoo is only a dollar and you can buy 3 carrots for a dollar. Very affordable. Nothing inside the shop is affordable however, lots of expensive Indian jewelry and such. But...More

1  Thank GeniaCosgrove
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I enjoyed looking around the gift shop, it smelled amazing because they were making fresh waffle cones, sadly I was too full after my hamburger to try the ice cream. The burger I had was average and they are a little pricey but it was...More

Thank Amber V
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We stopped by today, on our way back from Lava Point. It's a cute place to spend a few minutes. Last time we were here, we bought some very nice Indian sand art. Probably overpriced, but they do have a nice selection.

Thank martysieks
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Should have tried the ice cream I hear it was really good. They have a little petting zoo outside that's set up like old buildings. The animals aren't very friendly if you don't buy some carrots. They charge you to go out to the petting...More

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