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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

Kayenta Trail

Zion National Park South Entrance

5/5Exceptional!(1,857 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

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 $79 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

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! (1,337 reviews)

"Property was well kept, area is beautiful. Room was clean and very comfortable. Close to park and there were many shops and places to eat."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 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 $94 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

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! (1,514 reviews)

"Great location with wonderful views would definitely recommend"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 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 $98 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

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! (472 reviews)

"Location is very close to South Gate of national park"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Zion Canyon Lodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Springdale

Watchman Villas
Watchman Villas
3.5 out of 5
1101 Zion Park Blvd, Springdale, UT

Located in Zion National Park South Entrance, this villa is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Zion National Park South Entrance and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Zion Canyon Visitor ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (98 reviews)

"The villas are located in a beautiful area, within walking distance to many restaurants and grocery. Inside, the villa is very stylish, modern and tidy."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Watchman Villas
LaFave: Luxury Rentals at Zion
LaFave: Luxury Rentals at Zion
3.5 out of 5
1214 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, UT
The price is $295 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in Zion National Park South Entrance, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Tanner Amphitheater, Zion National Park South Entrance, and Zion ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (105 reviews)

"This place was BEAUTIFUL! It felt like home. Everything was clean and inviting. We got married the weekend we were staying here and I can’t imagine a more comfortable space to get ready in. It was spacious and modern. We really enjoyed our stay here!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

LaFave: Luxury Rentals at Zion
Tiny Cabin at Zion Canyon Campground and Resort. Only .5 Mile From Park Entrance
Tiny Cabin at Zion Canyon Campground and Resort. Only .5 Mile From Park Entrance
Springdale, UT

Located in Zion National Park South Entrance, this cabin is within a 15-minute walk of Zion National Park and Zion National Park South Entrance. DeZion Gallery ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (20 reviews)
First visit to Zion National Park

"The property really enhanced our stay. Clean, Private, Efficient."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Tiny Cabin at Zion Canyon Campground and Resort. Only .5 Mile From Park Entrance
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Springdale

Zion National Park South Entrance
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Zion National Park South Entrance

5/5(1,265 reviews)

Explore Zion National Park South Entrance, a popular green space in Springdale, and enjoy the hiking trails. Stroll along the riverfront or discover the area's mountain views.

Angels Landing
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Angels Landing

4.5/5(838 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(1,084 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

4.5/5(838 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

4.5/5(268 reviews)

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(763 reviews)

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

Top things to do in Springdale

Zion National Park Full-Day Tour
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Zion National Park Full-Day Tour

$202
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Zion & Bryce National Park Overnight Tour with Hotel
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Zion & Bryce National Park Overnight Tour with Hotel

$410
Per adult
Small Group Guided Walking Tour of Zion National Park
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Small Group Guided Walking Tour of Zion National Park

$249
Per adult
3-Day Grand Canyon tour with Zion, Bryce & Monument Valley
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3-Day Grand Canyon tour with Zion, Bryce & Monument Valley

$740
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
2-Day Zion & Bryce Small Group Camping Tour
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2-Day Zion & Bryce Small Group Camping Tour

$330
Per adult
East Zion Experiences UTV Slot Canyon Tour
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East Zion Experiences UTV Slot Canyon Tour

$90
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

Reviews of Springdale

4.7

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
957
5 - Excellent 76.0731319554849%
4 - Good
281
4 - Good 22.33704292527822%
3 - Okay
15
3 - Okay 1.192368839427663%
2 - Disappointing
4
2 - Disappointing 0.3179650238473768%
1 - Terrible
1
1 - Terrible 0.0794912559618442%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 8, 2020

Quaint little town. Splendid location.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Jun 3, 2020

Great but expensive

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 3, 2020

Nice and close to the park entrance

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

Quaint little town, lots of outdoor options for dining

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

Cute little town!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Jun 2, 2020

I will be back. Great experience

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