ZION LODGE IN ZION NATIONAL PARK OFFERS $5 TOURS, 20 PERCENT GIFT SHOP DISCOUNTS DURING NATIONAL PARK SERVICE FEE-FREE DAYS

Xanterra Parks & Resorts, operator of Zion Lodge in Zion National Park, will make the National Park Service’s “Fee-Free” promotions even more attractive with discounted tours and gift shop items.

The lodge will conduct its open-air Zion Canyon Interpretive Tram Tour for $5 per person April 21 and 22, June 9, September 29 and November 10-12, 2012. The tour runs from the lodge up Zion Canyon to the Temple of Sinawava. Guides provide narration along the way, and guests are encouraged to shoot photographs of the spectacular red rock landscapes and soaring formations with names like Angel’s Landing, the Great White Throne and the Narrows. The guides are happy to answer questions and share facts about the park as guests sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery. This offer is based on available space and must be purchased at the Zion Lodge registration desk with the coupon that can be printed online at http://www.zionlodge.com/Fee-Free-Weekends-6700.html.

A coupon good for 20 percent of purchases of $50 or more at the Zion Lodge gift shop is also available at http://www.zionlodge.com/Fee-Free-Weekends-6700.html. The coupon is good for the following dates April 21-29, June 9, September 29, and November 10-12. Coupons are available online at www.zionlodge.com.
Zion National Park’s world-class hikes cover some 200 miles of picturesque trails in the park. Other exciting activities at Zion include climbing, backpacking, canyoneering and bird watching. Zion Canyon and the rest of the park are also renowned for their texture and light that appeal to photographers of every level.

Zion Lodge offers 81 rooms, 40 cabins, a restaurant, café (seasonal) and gift shop. The park is renowned for its sightseeing and hiking and is open year round. Most hiking trails are open throughout the winter.


Known for its “Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint,” Xanterra Parks & Resorts® entities include lodges, restaurants, tours and activities in national and state parks and resorts as well as a cruise line, railway and tour operator. Xanterra Parks & Resorts has operations in the Grand Canyon, including Grand Canyon Railway and The Grand Hotel in Tusayan, Ariz.; Yellowstone; Zion; Crater Lake; Rocky Mountain and Petrified Forest National Parks; Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Furnace Creek Resort in Death Valley National Park and five Ohio State Park Lodges as well as the Geneva Marina at Ohio’s Geneva State Park. Xanterra Parks & Resorts also operates Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va., Windstar Cruises and VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations.

Xanterra Parks & Resorts
6312 S. Fiddlers Green Circle
Suite 600 North
Greenwood Village, CO 80111

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