Helpful Hints for Planning Your Visit to Cottonwood Meadow Lodge.

+What is the drive time to Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park from the lodge?

It is approximately a 20 minute drive to Bryce Canyon, and an hour to Zion National Park.

+What is the drive time into the nearest town?

Drive time into Panguitch is 15 Minutes from the lodge. There is a local grocery store, Joe’s Market in Panguitch.

+What is the closest airport?

Saint George Municipal Airport and Cedar City Airport are the closet airports but are limited on flights. Check Salt Lake City or Las Vegas Airports.

+What activities are there to do while staying at the lodge?

Recreational activities include hiking, horseback riding, museums, swimming, wildlife, biking, ATV rentals, stargazing and exploring the local National Parks. Around the lodge you can relax and take in the beautiful scenery or explore the property complete with a 2 acre pond, the Sevier river rushing through the property and don’t forget the ranch animals! At a day’s end, guests often gather around the fire pit for campfire fun!

+What should I bring with me?

If you are taking part in some of the above activities, do keep in mind that your clothing may get wet or dirty, so quick drying materials or those which wash easily are recommended. Make sure you bring comfortable hiking shoes, boots or sneakers, and consider a pair of water sandals. Sunscreen, hat and backpack are also recommended for activities. Check the local weather in Panguitch prior to your stay to pack accordingly.

+Do the units have hair dryers?

Yes, all bathrooms also have soap and a shampoo.

+Do the units have Refrigerators and cooking utensils?

Yes, all units have a refrigerator, microwave, cook top and gas grill. All units have cooking utensils you would need to prepare a meal.

+What is the location of lodge?

Cottonwood Meadow Lodge is located about 4 hours north of Las Vegas or 4 hours south of Salt Lake City, approximately 9 miles south of Panguitch, Utah (or 5 miles north of Hatch, Utah) on Highway 89 between Mile Marker 122 and 123. We sit at an elevation of 6,800 feet just 20 minutes below the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park, a close hour drive to the North entrance to Zion National Park and only 2 hours from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

+How many days should I plan my stay?

The average length most guests stay at the lodge is 3 to 4 days. This allows you to experience the surrounding areas without being rushed and having a chance to relax and enjoy the unique landscape.