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SpringdaleUnited States of America

Before visiting the incredible natural features in Zion National Park, discover this charming gateway town on its southwestern corner.

Use Springdale as your home base to explore Zion National Park. Find the picturesque town at the park’s southwestern entrance. Springdale has less than a thousand permanent residents, but welcomes millions of visitors annually.

Explore Springdale on foot or by bike. It’s truly a one-street town, with everything clustered along the Zion-Mount Carmel Highway. Browse for hiking gear or book a guide for your visit to Zion National Park. Shop and dine in town. Despite its small size, Springdale has over three dozen restaurants.

Glimpse the iconic red rocks of Zion National Park around the bend. Hop on the complimentary shuttle, which stops in Springdale, and explore the park’s famous sandstone cliffs, emerald pools and tumbling waterfalls.

Discover some of the biggest attractions in Zion National Park just outside Springdale. Visit Watchman Peak around sunset, when it appears to glow as the sun sets behind it. Make a rugged hike through the backcountry around Mount Kinesava. Photograph Bridge Mountain, a unique rock formation that arches out like a graceful bridge.

Splash in the Virgin River. The 162-mile (261-kilometer) river skirts around town and through Zion National Park. Rent an inner tube in town and spend a few lazy hours floating in its current.

Relax in front of the big screen at Zion Canyon. Catch the showing of Zion: Treasure of the Gods, a documentary about the history and splendor of Zion National Park, which is shown daily on the theater’s massive screen. See a play that will entertain the whole family at Springdale Utah Theater, located in the Bumbleberry Inn.

Walk in the footsteps of early settlers in Grafton, a ghost town about 20 minutes west of Springdale. The remarkably preserved picture-perfect town has been featured in several films, such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

Whether you stay overnight, stop for a meal or just pass through, don’t miss Springdale. It is known as a gateway to Zion National Park, but it has plenty to see and do in its own right.

Where to stay in Springdale

Zion National Park South Entrance, Springdale, Washington County, Utah, United States of America

Zion National Park South Entrance

5/5Exceptional!(33 area reviews)

The spectacular parks and idyllic natural landscape are just a few highlights of Zion National Park South Entrance. Make a stop by Zion National Park South Entrance or Zion Canyon Visitor Center while you're exploring the area.

Zion National Park South Entrance

Top hotels in Springdale

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham at Zion Park/Springdale
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham at Zion Park/Springdale
3 out of 5
792 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT
The price is Rs7,410 per night

Located in Zion National Park South Entrance, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of DeZion Gallery and Zion National Park South Entrance. Zion National Park and ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,252 reviews)

"Well maintained clean. Very friendly. Beautiful views"…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham at Zion Park/Springdale
Majestic View Lodge at Zion National Park
Majestic View Lodge at Zion National Park
3 out of 5
2400 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT
The price is Rs7,790 per night

Located in Zion National Park South Entrance, this lodge is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Tanner Amphitheater and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Zion National Park South Entrance. ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (1,423 reviews)

"The Lodge delivers on everything promised, the views from the balconies is most amazing, Robin at the front desk most helpful. Will recomend to friends and be back. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

Majestic View Lodge at Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Lodge
Zion Canyon Lodge
3 out of 5
990 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, UT
The price is Rs8,165 per night

Located in Zion National Park South Entrance, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from DeZion Gallery and 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Zion National Park South Entrance. Tanner ...

4.4/5Excellent! (407 reviews)

"It was located near the park entrance and the room was clean and nice."…"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2020

Zion Canyon Lodge

Popular places to visit in Springdale

Angels Landing
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Angels Landing

4.5/5(9 reviews)

Embark on this trail to travel back in time to the Triassic period, with a vista of the colored rocks of the Zion Canyon.

Zion Canyon Visitor Center
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Zion Canyon Visitor Center

4.5/5(14 reviews)

Get information on the various park activities, view exhibits on the park’s geology and purchase souvenirs at this informative visitor center.

The Narrows
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The Narrows

5/5(5 reviews)

Commune with nature and explore the great outdoors at The Narrows during your travels in Springdale. Discover the area's mountain views or seek out its hiking trails.

Zion's Observation Point
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Zion's Observation Point

Enjoy the mountain views and explore Zion's Observation Point, a lovely green space in Springdale. Stroll along the riverfront or seek out the hiking trails.

Emerald Pools
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Emerald Pools

4.5/5(15 reviews)

Discover an oasis in the heart of Zion National Park, where three small pools and waterfalls sparkle in the desert.

Canyon Overlook Trail
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Canyon Overlook Trail

5/5(8 reviews)

Explore the lovely green spaces of Canyon Overlook Trail and also enjoy the hiking trails in Springdale. Wander the area's riverfront or simply enjoy one of its top-notch restaurants.

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