Guided tour

East Zion: 1-Hour Checkerboard Overlook Jeep Tour

East Zion: 1-Hour Checkerboard Overlook Jeep Tour

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Buckle up and explore the backcountry of East Zion on this 1-hour adventure-packed Jeep tour. See views of Zion's Checkerboard Mesa and descend into Jolly Gulch on a scenic and exciting ride.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Look out over some awe-inspiring viewpoints of Zion National Park
  • Experience a fun and exciting Jeep ride
  • Make incredible memories with friends and loved ones
  • Experience Zion National Park without the crowds
  • Learn from a local expert and tour guide of how Zion National Park was formed
Full description
Take a thrilling Jeep ride through the backcountry of East Zion. See stunning views of natural landscapes and learn interesting information about the park along the way. Climb into a customized 4x4 Jeep and buckle up as your guide begins the tour. A fast-paced, exhilarating ride through the forest eventually exits at a breathtaking viewpoint of Checkerboard Mesa. This is the backcountry view from the elevated plateau. Next, hold on tight while your vehicle descends from this perch on a steep trail that leads to Jolly Gulch. This is a massive tributary slot canyon of Zion National Park. Throughout your tour learn about the area's pioneers and interesting geographical information about the formation of the national park. After pictures and laughs, the tour continues in a loop back to the starting point.
  • Guide
  • Jeep tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Check-in at the East Zion Adventures Activities Center. Please arrive at Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort at least 5 minutes before the tour start time.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Gloves

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • This tour will not run in bad weather conditions
  • Please dress warmly during non-summer months
Customer reviews

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We had a great ride! The guides were very informative and fun! We do it again for sure!

July 26, 2021

Fun time with the kids

August 12, 2021

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