Zion Lodge in Zion National Park to Reopen Saturday October 12


Zion National Park, UT (PRWEB) October 11, 2013

Zion Lodge in Utahs Zion National forest will begin over Sunday, Oct. 12 when the park itself resumes operations.

. The State of Utah is providing funds to the National Park Service for park staffing.

. We are very delighted that we will be back on the task Sunday, said Daisy Hobbs, basic manager of the lodge. Existing reservations starting tomorrow are still legitimate, however we do have lots of accessibility for last-minute guests.

. Site visitors wanting to make a same-day booking might call the lodge straight at 1-435-772-7700. The lodge will likewise have personnel in the National forest Service visitor center who can accommodate walk-in requests.

. The shuttle in Zion Canyon will be operating, but confirmed visitors could drive to the lodge by showing a pass at the gate. Guests holding existing reservations have actually currently received their passes in the mail. Last-minute visitors will be released a pass at the visitor center.

. Zion Lodge is operated by Xanterra Parks & & Resorts. Advance reservations could be made online at http://www.zionlodge.com or by calling 1-303-29-PARKS (1-303-297-2757) or toll-free at 1-888-29-PARKS (1-888-297-2757).

. The lodges Red Rock Grill will open Sunday at 7 a.m. for morning meal, and the Castle Dome Caf will open at 10:30 a.m. for lunch. Both foodservice centers will run at their typical hours.

. Because lodge spaces and cabins are unoccupied, guests arriving on Saturday will have the ability to check in throughout the day and not wait till the normal 4 p.m. check-in time.

. Zion Lodge offers 82 spaces, 40 cabins, a bistro, and cafe and gift company.

. Zion National Park is preferred in October with comfortable temperature levels and leaves changing colors. Photographers are especially keen on the park at this time of year.

. The park is renowned for its sightseeing and hiking and is open year round. Zion National Parks world-class trips include The Narrows up the Virgin River and Emerald Pools not far from Zion Lodge. The go up to Angels Landing features switchbacks called Walters Wiggles, and the last half-mile section of the hike is truly a white knuckler. In all, there are some 200 miles of picturesque trails in Zion National forest.

. Various other exciting tasks at Zion include climbing, backpacking, canyoneering and bird watching. Zion Canyon and the rest of the park are also renowned for their structure and light that appeal to photographers of every level.

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– . Known for its Legendary Hospitality with a Softer Footprint, Xanterra Parks & & Resorts entities include lodges, restaurants, trips and tasks in national and state parks and resorts along with a cruise line, railway and tour driver. Xanterra Parks & & Resorts has operations in the Grand Canyon, including Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Ariz., and The Grand Hotels and resort in Tusayan, Ariz.; Yellowstone; Zion; Crater Lake; Glacier, Rocky Mountain and Petrified Forest National Parks; Mount Rushmore National Memorial; Heating system Creek Resort in Death Valley National Park and 5 Ohio State Park Lodges along with the Geneva Marina at Ohios Geneva State Park. Xanterra Parks & & Resorts also runs Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va., Windstar Cruises, VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations and Austin Adventures.

. Xanterra Parks & & Resorts

. 6312 S. Fiddlers Green Circle . Suite 600 North . Greenwood Town, CO 80111

. Media contact: . Mesereau Public Relations . 1-720-842-5271 . mona(at)mesereaupr(dot)com . tom(at)mesereaupr(dot)com

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