Whatever your interest, there is plenty to do in the Zion National Park, Utah, area. Come see why the park has been called the “treasure of the gods.” There is something new to discover for every visitor!
Hiking in Zion National Park
Hiking adventures abound in Zion National Park. Enjoy an incredible variety of terrain, sweeping vistas, wide-open spaces and clean air. No matter what your fitness or skill level may be, there are many paths and trails to enjoy while hiking Zion.
Zion National Park, the Town of Springdale and the surrounding area offer many bike riding opportunities for riders of all skill levels, interests and ages. May is the best month for flowers, such as those found on Gooseberry Mesa. Bike rentals are available in Springdale.
Horseback Riding Zion National Park
During the season, rental horses are available in Zion National Park. Horses for riding, along with experienced guides, are also available outside the park.
The area around Zion National Park contains several golf courses for your playing pleasure. Most are only a 25 to 45 minute drive from Zion Park Inn. The Scenic Sky Mountain Golf Course is the nearest to Zion Park.
Zion Park Inn
Headquarters for this year's Zion Canyon Native Flute School is the
Best Western Zion Park Inn,
1215 Zion Park Blvd., Springdale, Utah. For lodging reservations, call: 1-435-772-3200.
When making reservations, use the code-word "FLUTE" to
get the group rate of $105+tax for a room with two queen beds. The Zion Park Inn will report that they are full unless you use the code-word "FLUTE".
Here are several nearby alternates for lodging:
Here are some suggested “background reading” material for the school:
What to Bring
We encourage you to bring any and all musical instruments!
Of course, please bring any and all Native Flutes you would like to play.
In particular, we will focus on the keys of F# minor, G minor, and A minor (low, midrange, or high)
for the purposes of playing in ensembles (duets, trios), but please bring any other keys you like as
there will be ample work in other keys.
Also, please bring:
- any percussion instruments you would like (drums, rattles, rain sticks, bells)
- any other instruments you think are appropriate
- a favorite piece of poetry
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