Zion National Park Sports & Activities

Hiking is by far the most popular activity at Zion, with all sorts of trails leading to rewarding hinterland destinations: extreme slot canyons, gorgeous overlooks, verdant meadows, and dripping springs. Some sections of the Virgin River are ideal for canoeing (inner tubes are not allowed). In winter, hiking boots can be exchanged for snowshoes and cross-country skis, but check with a ranger to determine backcountry snow conditions.


Zion National Park has something for every kind of biker. Mountain bikers can cake themselves with mud on the park's trails, and racers will...


The best way to experience Zion Canyon is to walk beneath, between and, if you can bear it (and have good balance!), along its towering cliffs...

Horseback Riding

Tours and Outfitters Canyon Trail Rides. Grab your hat and boots and see Zion Canyon the way the pioneers did—on a horse or mule. Easygoing...


Book Your Trip

Compare Sites:

Compare Sites:

Compare Sites:

Trending Stories
Trip Finder

Fodor's Utah

View Details

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.