Situated in the southwestern part of Utah, not far from the local city of Springdale, Zion National Park is one of the most beautiful areas not just in Utah, but in the whole of the United States. Spread out across 229 square miles, this incredible national park has been home to human life for thousands of years, with various Native American tribes and peoples calling the land home over the centuries.

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The park earned its current name and national park status in the early 20th century, being known as 'Zion' due to the strong Latter Day Saint (Mormon) presence in the state of Utah. Home to rivers, canyons, forests, mountains, unique rock formations, and so much more, Zion National Park also plays home to nearly 300 species of birds and dozens of different kinds of mammal, as well as over 30 unique reptiles spread out across the park's various life zones. It's an amazing place to explore, with huge numbers of people heading down to Utah purely to visit Zion National Park each and every year.

Some of the most popular activities you can enjoy in Zion National Park include horseback riding, hiking, camping, climbing, biking, fishing, and more, and there are plenty of great RV parks in the local area to accommodate you and your fellow travelers during your stay in the area. With great amenities and super service, the best Zion National Park RV parks can make your Zion experiences even better and leave you with some truly magical memories. Read on to learn all about a few of the best RV parks near Zion National Park.

- Zion Canyon Campground and RV Resort - 479 Zion Park Boulevard, Springdale, UT 84767, Phone: 435-772-3237

Springdale is the closest city to Zion National Park, so it's a good option to choose if you want to explore the park while still having access to all the comforts and amenities of civilization. You'll find outfitters and Zion adventure tour organizers in the city to make your stay even better, as well as restaurants, bars, and more, so it's a great place to stay and it's also the home of Zion Canyon Campground and RV Resort, which is one of the top rated RV parks near Zion National Park and only a short drive away from the park's entrance.

You'll find large, full hook-up RV sites at this location featuring 30/50 amp power, water, and sewer utilities. The prices are very reasonable, with daily rates starting at just $54 and weekly stays available for the affordable price of only $378 too. As for the amenities, you'll find plenty of useful features and facilities at this Zion National Park RV park including a play area for young children, spotless restrooms, hot showers, digital TV access at your RV site, a heated swimming pool, coin operated laundry machines in the local laundromat, wireless internet access, picnic tables and fire pits to enjoy some good food with your friends, BBQ grills, a huge pavilion, and a store selling RV and camping essentials.

- Zion National Park South Campground - Dalton Wash Rd, Virgin, UT 84779, Phone: 435-772-3256

If you're visiting Zion National Park, you'll want to make the most of every single day and be right at the heart of the park as quickly as possible, rather than having to waste time each day with long journeys in and out of Zion. That's why it makes a lot of sense to spend a few days at the Zion National Park South Campground. As the name indicates this is the official national park RV park and campground in the southern part of Zion National Park, only half a mile away from the south entrance, so you can wake up and hit the hiking trails without any delay.

As you would expect from a national park facility, Zion National Park South Campground is relatively simple and basic. You won't find full hook-up sites at this RV park and campground, but it does feature a dump station and fresh drinking water supplies. Plenty of shady and privacy is provided by the tall trees all around the park, and you can bring pets along too as long as you keep them on leashes for the safety of other guests. You'll need to make allowances for the lack of amenities, but if you really want to experience the authenticity of a Zion National Park camping experience, this is a good campground to choose.

- Red Ledge RV Park & Campground - 15 N Main St, Kanarraville, UT 84742, Phone: 435-586-9150

A lot of people visiting Zion National Park tend to approach from the south at locations like Springdale, but if you choose to stop at Red Ledge RV Park & Campground, you'll get a different angle of approach and perhaps see a whole new side to this magical natural location. Red Ledge RV Park & Campground is located in Kanarraville, which is situated to the north of Zion National Park and is one of the most affordable RV parks in the area.

Daily rates start at only $23 at this location, so it's a great RV park to choose if you want to save money and keep your costs low on your next trip to Zion National Park. The sites here are all full hook-ups with standard utilities and services, and there are 22 sites in total that can cater to RVs up to 42 feet in length. The amenities at this park include free wireless internet, a dump station, pull-thru sites, a play area for young children, fire pits, grill,s picnic tables, a hot tub, restrooms, private showers, laundry machines, and more.