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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Mexican Restaurant
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“This is one of our favorite restaurants close by Zion, perfect spot for dinner after a long day of hiking. They've got a large variety of yummy food and drinks.”
  • 26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Best place to have a cocktail and dinner in Springdale. Their salsa is delicious! They are a Southwest Grill restaurant with the best ribeye in town. Their fish tacos are incredible and they have really great pasta dishes too.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Café
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“Another Le Cirque transplant! Tamara Burton opened Cafe Soleil in 2005 and serves delicious and healthy breakfast, lunch and dinners. Very close to the entrance of Zion. Very casual and comfortable. You are more likely to see Tamara riding her horses down the street in Rockville than at Cafe Soleil as she is a neighbor. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“a short walk from our property is The Spotted Dog. A Beautiful dining area, delicious food, and a great wine selection await you at this Springdale Staple. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
“Quaint, artsy cafe serving a range of all-day eats from BBQ sandwiches to sweet & savory crêpes”
  • 7 locals recommend
Food
“This is a great place to catch lunch and drinks while still being in the park and being able to take in the incredible views. Sometimes there is live music and it is fun to sit in the outdoor patio. I recommend trying the garlic fries!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Great Enchiladas, burgers and fries. Not as busy as Oscars but food is just as good!!!”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“seasonal menu and the best outdoor seating in the town! Mrs. King is a classicly trained chef, but word around town is that her husband is a creative genius. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“With its 3 million visitors annually, Zion National Park is one of the top 10 most visited National Parks. Located just 28 miles from Hurricane, the 12 miles scenic Zion, Mt. Carmel Highway, is a must see! The best casual hike is the lower Emerald Pool Trail. It's just 1.2 miles and takes about an hour to walk. Be sure to see the brochure in the white cabinet or ask for a trail brochure when you arrive at the park.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sporting Goods Shop
“Zion Adventure Co. offers a variety of tours and rental gear. They're my recommended spot to rent gear for hiking the Narrows as they are always very well informed of the current conditions and offer high quality gear. They offer guided tours for rock climbing, canyoneering, backpacking and photography. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“Top Asked Zion National Park Questions Can I drive my vehicle in the park? From April to October, access into the canyon is by free shuttle bus only. Private vehicles can access the canyon from November to mid-March. Is there any camping in Zion Canyon? No. Closest camping is available in Watchman and South campgrounds, located near the south entrance. Which trails are wheelchair accessible? The Pa’rus Trail and the Riverside Walk. Are pets allowed on any trails? Pets are only allowed on the Pa’rus Trail and must be on a leash. Are pets allowed on the shuttles? No. Are the shuttles fully accessible? Yes. Do I have to pay the $25 entrance fee if I am just passing through. Yes ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
“The owner is dedicated to finding old-time and modern Indian and Pioneer artifacts from a few dollars to a few hundred. It's authentic and the owner has a good sense of humor. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“If you're looking for a quick treat after a hot hike, Zion Park gift and Deli is a great place to grab some ice cream and other yummy treats”
  • 2 locals recommend