Due to its proximity to the Dixie National Forrest, Zion Ponderosa offers skiing and snowmobile excursions throughout most of the winter season. Guests will stay in the resort's cozy cabins and eat delicious meals at the main lodge. After breakfast, the recreation staff will load up the shuttle vans and head for the hills where the powder is steep and deep. Guests can choose a short shuttle ride to cross-country skiing and snowmobiling areas, or a longer ride to the Brian Head Ski Resort for downhill skiing and snowboarding.

Cross-country Skiing
Guests will enjoy the scenic 40-minute shuttle ride to Duck Creek Village, located in the heart of the Dixie National Forrest. Duck Creek is tucked away between stands of evergreen and aspen. Duck Creek averages 20 feet of fresh powder per year and boasts over 50 miles of groomed cross-country skiing trails. Whether you are a beginner or an old timer, you will love this excursion to one of the most scenic areas on the Colorado Plateau. The shuttle ride to Duck Creek Village, cross-country ski equipment rentals, and guide service is included for guests of the resort with their all-inclusive stay.

Guests interested in snowmobiling will also ride the shuttle van to Duck Creek Village. From the village, guests will depart on a 4 hour guided snowmobiling trip through the Dixie National Forrest. Lunch will be served on the trail. Guests can ride to Cedar Breaks National Monument, a spectacular collection of exposed red sandstone located to the northeast of the village. Guests choosing to participate in the snowmobiling excursion will be charged an additional surcharge per guest. Shuttle service is provided to and from Duck Creek Village. Please call our reservation agent for advance reservations and additional information.

Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
Guests who are looking for a downhill skiing experience can take the 1 hour 45 minute shuttle to Brian Head Ski Resort. Brian Head boasts Utah's highest base elevation of 9,600 feet with a vertical elevation change of 1,320 feet. The resort's multiple runs range between beginner and advanced. Brian Head averages over 425 inches of dry Utah powder snow each year and has Utah's longest ski season which runs between November and April. This all day excursion includes roundtrip shuttle service to and from the resort, lift tickets, and equipment rental. Adult guests will be charged an additional $75 per guest and children ages 5-12 and under will be charged additional $60 per guest. Children younger than age 5 are free.

Contact Us:

Zion Winter
E-MAIL: [email protected]

Zion Family, East Zion , Utah