• Temples and Towers of the Virgin

    Zion

    National Park Utah

Frequently Asked Questions about Other Area Attractions

Brian Head:
Q. How do I get there and what is available in the winter?
A. Located just east of Cedar City on Hwy-43, at an elevation of 9,700 ft. Brian Head Ski Resort is southern Utah's largest, and is relatively uncrowded in winter and summer.

Q. Who can I contact for more information about Brian Head Ski Resort?
A. Brian Head Ski Resort 1-435-677-2035 or the Brian Head Chamber of Commerce 1-435-677-2810.

Bryce Canyon:
Q. How far is it to Bryce Canyon?
A. It is 86 miles from Zion National Park, or about a 2-hour drive.

Q. Is there camping at Bryce?
A. Yes Bryce has two campgrounds, North Campground and Sunset Campground.

Q. Is there other lodging at Bryce?
A. Yes. Bryce Canyon Lodge is open from April 1 through November 1, and has cabins, motel rooms and suites, a restaurant, and gift shops. For lodging reservations call 1-888-297-2757, or visit www.brycecanyonlodge.com

Q. Is Bryce open all winter?
A. Yes. The visitor center is open 8-4:30 in the winter.

State Parks:
Q. What Utah State Parks are there in the Zion Area?
A. Coral Pink Sand Dunes is located 45 miles east of Zion near Kanab, Utah. Snow Canyon State Park is located 55 miles west of Zion near St. George, Utah.
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National Forests:
Q. What National Forests are there in the Zion Area?
A.Dixie National Forest is located 40 miles west and 50 miles north of Zion.
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Did You Know?

CCC Camp in Zion, 1935

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) had three camps in Zion National Park in the 1930's. Much of their work can be seen today. More...