Educational Travel

Educational - School - Groups


Surround yourself with unlimited LEARNING opportunities. Reach new heights of EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE a great understanding of the earth's vast and complex ecosystem. Gain CONFIDENCE with your fellow classmates in one of the world's great outdoor destinations.

Three hours from Las Vegas & bordering Utah's Zion National Park

  • • Activities: Horseback Riding • Jeep Tours • Hiking • Rappelling • Canyoneering • Climbing Wall • Swimming Pool • Zip Line • more...

  • • Lodging: Camping, Cabin Suites • Vacation Homes • More ... 

Nearby Attractions 
  • • Zion N.P., Bryce Canyon N.P., & Grand Canyon N. P.
  • • Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
  • • Pipe Spring National Monument
  • • Coral Pink Sand Dunes

Envision educational opportunities
among a stimulating forested plateau at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort. The ranch borders the Utah Federal lands of Zion National Park and the Bureau of Land management (BLM). These breathtaking vistas and magnificent slot canyons are truly a place of inspiration while teaching all that experience this unique environmental relationship between plants, animals, past and present human inhabitance and geological wonders. Your educational opportunities are met on our 4,000-acre Ranch Resort. With the most current learning methods of experiential education; “learning through experiencing” we will work with your class to provide detailed, rewarding educational experiences which are only found in this outdoor classroom environment. Through these learning experiences and adventure activities you will be able to focus on environmental learning, personal team building opportunities and the overall goals of student unity.

Zion Ponderosa is the perfect destination for your educational enhancement of Zion National Park and the surroundings areas of the Colorado Plateau. The Colorado Plateau extends from Central Utah to Northern Arizona and includes parts of Colorado and New Mexico. Zion National Park and the surrounding areas are filled with geological wonders and inspiring sites that were formed millions of years ago. Surrounding yourself in towering red rock canyons and a pristine wilderness environment that offers an open aired classroom that all students will learn and never forget.

During your stay at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort we will connect you with local and national park professionals whose classrooms and lecture halls are the vast canyons, formations, slickrock, and trails of magnificent Zion National Park. At Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort, we welcome the opportunity to assist you in organizing your educational field trip and can review and detail all necessary arrangements (see details below). Connect with nature-Come hike in our classroom!

Use our home-base on the eastern border of Zion National Park and enjoy access to 4,000 private acres to explore. Or venture off our property to America's most diverse scenery and topography, all within one to two hours drive from Zion Ponderosa.

Educational Tours

Customized Packages May Include:

Excellent Lodging, Dining Services , and world-class Adventures.

Experience adventures in a place that is simply un-matched in beauty, and grandeur.

Customize your groups experience and let us assist you in your itinerary planning. .

"Well organized, flexible agendas, great lodging options. The most beautiful scenic setting."
   - Jen - NYC