Obtain a hop on the growing season at Zion Park, where it is possible (indeed, comfortable) to camping plus the Virgin River while sites in lots of Western parks continue to be under snow. Fall and spring are the most useful seasons to go to.
Ditch the crowds by remaining here, around an hour north of Zion Canyon.
6 sites open June through October free. No large RVs no flowing water. 435/772-3256
Apply for the nearly riverside, relatively private sites in the campground’s north finish.
127 sites open March through October $16/evening
Towering sandstone formations constitute this gateway to Zion Canyon. Wade within the Virgin River watch out for grazing deer in the evening and beginning. Insider tip: Bring an awning for shade in summer season.
From $16 (plus $25 park entrance fee per vehicle) 435/772-3256
Snow Canyon Condition Park (outdoors the park)
A couple of miles northwest of downtown St. George and 60 miles west of Zion Park, the park’s an excellent place to camping in order to or from Zion. A couple of sites possess a spectacular look at the canyon.
31 reservable sites year-round $15-$18. 435/648-2255.
BEST LODGES AND INNS
Cabin rentals with fire places and lodge rooms in the middle of the park.
Desert Gem Motel
Stylish rooms, with balconies and patios looking over the forest, blend modern and North western elements.
Underneath the Eaves Motel