“What A Beautiful Backyard!” – Zion National Park

Springdale locals are blessed with the compliments of their backyard daily. Which isn’t surprising, considering that they’re backyard is only one of the most famous and stunning National Parks ever! Springdale is known as “The Gateway To Zion”, due to the fact that Zion National park is a mere 1.1 mile, 4 minute drive away. Many visitors to Zion start in Springdale and take the free shuttle to the park and make short stops to explore the small town and shop along the way before or after hiking.

A cloudy morning in Springdale, Utah
Photo Credit: Max on flickr

Springdale has become a huge tourist destination and hangout for outsiders who are there for Zion’s extreme adventures. It’s easy to see why.. This spunky, colorful and fun little town is filled with fun shopping centers, restaurants, bars/pubs and so much more. There always seems to be something going on whether it be a small town event, concert or something else, there really is always something going on.

Trips to Zion for us St. George Locals don’t seem complete without a pit stop in Springdale. Love the vibes and people there.


Breathtaking Views From Your Front Door

Lodging Options

Springdale is a major tourist destination at the doorstep of Zion National Park. Offering a variety of hotels, motels, and campgrounds, Springdale is sure to have what any visitor is looking for. Enjoy the outdoors and camp outside in the summer, or cozy up in one of the great hotels in the winter.  Also be sure to check out the boutique style shopping all along the main street through town. With restaurants, candy shops, live theater, spa, and some of the best pie ever, there is no shortage of things to keep you entertained—and rested—after a long day of hiking the trails. Springdale is an eclectic town full of charm and excitement. Don’t miss out on staying at the doorstep to Zion!

Hotels / Motels

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Hotels & Motels: 0-10 Miles

Hotels & Motels: 10-30 Miles

Hotels & Motels: 30+ Miles


Adventure At Your Fingertips

Activities In Springdale

When you’re heading to Springdale you’re after adventure. You can’t wait to get out and see some amazing things, be it Zion, be it Kolob or anywhere in between. But what about activities in actual Springdale? There’s nothing better than coming back after a long day of adventure out in the woods of Zion, to a little small town fun in Springdale. Besides just the restaurants and eateries, there are live theater shows available at Bumbleberry Inn that are top notch. There’s always the giant Imax Theater right next to the entrance to Zion.

Plus all of the seasonal live events and music that they often have going on. Especially in the amphitheater where some big names will come to play in the footsteps of Zion. So there really is some fantastic activities to do in Springdale, which only add to the enjoyment of your time at Zion.