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Zion Wright Ranch Eco-Camp

· Virgin, Washington, Utah
1200 acres hosted by Bill W.
50 RV/tent sites
Near Zion National Park
Within a 60-minute drive from the Zion Canyon.
Amazing views
Hipcampers say this spot has amazing views.
Best all-around: Finalist
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
Best in Utah: 1st place
Named one of the best Hipcamps to visit in 2023.
Off Grid eco oriented camp on 1200 acres overlooking Zion National Park. Owned and operated by Bill Wright, a rancher whose family has farmed and ranched the land for several generations. A few minutes from Zion’s backcountry trails in the Kolob Terrace Region and approx. 40 minutes to the main gate of Zion NP. Bill Wright is the father of the legendary "Wright Brothers" the family of Professional Rodeo Saddle Bronc riders. You will often see Bill tending the land and moving cattle and horses from your campsite. This off the grid ranch has some of the most stunning views you'll ever encounter. Want a little adventure during your stay? Visit zionwrightfamilyranch.com to reserve a 2 hour horseback ride with Bill. He'll finish your ride with one of the most breathtaking vistas you can find of Zion National Park. Our property features many spaced out sites to choose from with bathrooms onsite. Pets and campfires are also allowed.The Wright family has owned these 1,200 acres for 150+ years. We are now offering our open, best kept secret, avoid-the-crowds eco campsites to the public. Camp overlooking Zion National Park! Bring your gear and set up to see the unsurpassed, quiet, rarely seen views of Zion. A few minutes from Zion’s backcountry trails in the Kolob Terrace Region and approx. 40 minutes to the main gate of Zion NP. We also offer onsite horseback rides with the legendary Wright Family Patriarch, owner/operator Bill Wright. Bill is an original cowboy who has worked this land his entire life, as his father did before him, and his son’s will after. Read more about this incredible family in the recently released, highly reviewed book, “The Last Cowboys” by award winning, Times News reporter John Branch. To book a horseback ride visit zionwrightfamilyranch.com
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Virgin, Washington, Utah, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) and Pueblos First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Bill W.Joined in June 2017
3411 ratings · 2308 reviews
Simon W.doesn't recommend
February 19, 2024
Zion Wright Family Ranch-ecocamping
Prior to my arrival, I contacted Bill to ask if there was any snow or snow-melt on the road, I had been touring the area for a week and it hadn't rained. So, I expected the road to be dry. Sadly, Bill did not reply. The road up was wet and muddy, I just drove as quick as I could so as not to lose momentum. I made it as far as turning into the property gate, where it was so wet, my van just got bogged straight away. It is very wet and boggy up there! I was stuck just inside the gate. I managed to go flat out in reverse, sliding sideways, until I slid back down on to the road. I was just lucky for the downhill slope to help me slide back to the road. It is definitely not 2WD accessible at this time of the year! That would be OK, if Bill had told me not to come in a 2WD. Unfortunately, when you first find this property on Hipcamp, there is no mention of the road in. You get all of the, enter at your own risk, information, after you have paid! So, I managed to get back down the hill and stayed right in the middle of Zion National Park, which was half the price! I contacted Bill 24 hours ago, to request a refund, but he didn't reply, which has prompted me to leave this review and warn others. So, my takeaway message is, this place is very remote, once you enter the road up, there is nowhere to turn back, so you have to be committed, if it is wet, do not proceed in a 2WD, and as it is remote, be aware, that the host does not check his messages, so you will be on your own.
Tabatha W.recommends
February 7, 2024
Zion Wright Family Ranch-ecocamping
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This was our favorite camping site on our whole cross country trip! We had the whole place to ourselves (except for the cows and coyotes) and it was incredible. Thank you for sharing your beautiful land with the public, we enjoyed every minute of it! Do note that the road up is a little rough... we didn't have trailer breaks on our pop-up camper which made us a little nervous on the decent but all went well. You definitely don't want to try to navigate this road if it's raining - the owner does state that in the description and I can definitely see why they say that!!
Leah G.recommends
January 17, 2024
Zion Wright Family Ranch-ecocamping
Gorgeous, remote location, peaceful. We arrived late, there were a million stars out and woke up to beautiful bluffs and far away snow capped mountains.
Chris I.recommends
January 16, 2024
Zion Wright Family Ranch-ecocamping
In the Canyons
Amazing property, pulled in at night woke up to a surprise!
John B.recommends
January 15, 2024
Zion Wright Family Ranch-ecocamping
Amazing place to camp and enjoy some beautiful scenery! Everything was as described and the directions were very helpful.
Leah L.recommends
December 28, 2023
Zion Wright Family Ranch-ecocamping
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Awesome place. Exactly as other reviewers have said. It was winter camping so not a lot of people there. Arrived at night and found a spot and woke up to BEAUTIFUL and STUNNING view just outside the park. Would definitely recommend. We had a dog and it was so nice to let him run and get some yah yahs out.
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