Springdale is located just outside Zion National Park and is the gateway to everything the park has to offer. Within the town's location are state and city parks, golf areas, theaters, and museums.
Springdale is located on the North Fork of the Virgin River. It is the southern gateway to Zion National Park and in close proximity to numerous parks, monuments, and recreation areas of the western Colorado Plateau. Nearby is the ghost town of Grafton, immortalized in the motion picture, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Springdale is also filled with eclectic shopping, restaurants, and offers access to the Zion National Park shuttle system at local hotels.
Cultural & Heritage Attractions The O.C. Tanner Amphitheater, just outside Zion National Park, has a summer concert series ranging from symphony to ethnic dancing. "The Grand Circle: A National Park Odyssey," a media presentation highlighting several national parks is presented here nightly June through September, (435) 652-7994.
"Zion-Treasure of The Gods," a dramatic, giant large screen film, is shown daily in a 500-seat theater near the mouth of Zion Canyon, (435) 772-2400.
Adjacent to the Bumbleberry Restaurant and one mile from the entrance to Zion National Park, the Bumbleberry Inn Playhouse features Branson-style shows.
Family Fun Adventures Zion Canyon Cinemax Theater shows lavish scenic films on an 80-foot wide screen that is six stories high, outside Zion National Park, Springdale entrance. From March to September, visitors can also enjoy a live musical review, "Twist the Night Away." (435) 772-2400, www.zioncanyontheatre.com.