Stargazing Calendar Guide

January

Orion, Taurus, Canis Major, Canis Minor, Gemini

January is a magical time to visit Zion National Park and gaze up at the stunning winter sky. Look towards the southeastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Orion, Taurus, Canis Major, Canis Minor, and Gemini. After a day of exploring the park, retire to your cozy Covered Wagon or comfortable Cliff Dwelling Lodge, and step outside to witness the majesty of the night sky. With so many great lodging options at Zion White Bison Resort you’re sure to find the perfect place to rest and recharge for another day of adventure. And when the stars come out, take in the stunning display of twinkling lights overhead, a breathtaking stargazing sight that is sure to leave you feeling inspired and awestruck.

March

Leo, Virgo, Hydra, Ursa Major, and Canis Minor

March is an exciting time for stargazing in Zion National Park, as the winter constellations begin to give way to the spring sky. Look towards the eastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Leo, Virgo, Hydra, Ursa Major, and Canis Minor. After a day of hiking or exploring the park, relax in your cozy Covered Wagon, Teepee, or Cliff Dwelling Lodge and enjoy the peaceful and serene views of the night sky. With minimal light pollution and the stunning backdrop of Zion’s majestic mountains, stargazing in March is a truly unforgettable experience. Don’t miss the chance to witness the beauty and wonder of the universe right from the comfort of your accommodations in Zion National Park.

February

Orion, Taurus, Canis Major, Canis Minor, Gemini

February is a great time for stargazing in Zion National Park, with clear skies and long nights providing optimal viewing conditions. Look towards the southeastern sky to spot prominent winter constellations like Orion, Taurus, Canis Major, Canis Minor, and Gemini. After a day of hiking or exploring the park, retreat to your cozy Covered Wagon, Teepee, or Cliff Dwelling and step outside for a peaceful and awe-inspiring view of the night sky. With minimal light pollution and the stunning backdrop of Zion’s red rock formations, stargazing in February is a truly unforgettable experience.

 April

Leo, Virgo, Hydra, Ursa Major, Canis Minor

April is a wonderful time to visit Zion National Park and enjoy the stunning beauty of the spring sky. Look towards the eastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Leo, Virgo, Hydra, Ursa Major, and Canis Minor. After a day of hiking or exploring the park, retire to your comfortable and spacious accommodation, whether it be a cozy Covered Wagon, a luxurious Cliff Dwelling Lodge, or a comfortable two story Teepee. With so many great lodging options you’re sure to find the perfect place to rest by stargazing to prepare for another day of adventure in Zion National Park. And when the night falls, step outside and marvel at the twinkling stars overhead, a stargazing sight that is sure to leave you feeling inspired and awestruck.

May

Scorpius, Sagittarius, Corona Borealis, Ursa Major, Leo

May is a wonderful time to visit Zion National Park and marvel at the beauty of the spring sky. Look towards the southern sky to spot prominent constellations like Scorpius, Sagittarius, Corona Borealis, Ursa Major, and Leo. After a day of hiking or exploring the park, retreat to your cozy Covered Wagon or comfortable Teepee, and step outside to take in the majesty of the night sky. With so many great lodging options you’re sure to find the perfect place to unwind and soak up the natural beauty of Zion National Park.

July

Scorpius, Sagittarius, Aquila, Cygnus, Lyra

July is a perfect time to visit Zion National Park and experience the stunning beauty of the summer night sky. Look towards the southeastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Cygnus, Lyra, Aquila, Sagittarius, and Scorpius. After a day of hiking or exploring the park, retreat to your unique and comfortable accommodations at White Bison Resort. Choose from cozy Covered Wagons, traditional Teepees, or the luxurious Cliff Dwelling Lodge’s with a rooftop hot tub, all designed to help you connect with nature and enjoy the stunning stargazing of Zion National Park. When the stars twinkle overhead, allow yourself to be transported to another world, a world of beauty and mystery that is sure to leave you feeling inspired and awestruck.

September

Cassiopeia, Andromeda, Pegasus, Cygnus, Lyra

September is a wonderful time to visit Zion National Park and gaze up at the beauty of the fall sky. Look towards the northeastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Cassiopeia, Cepheus, Draco, Ursa Minor, and Pegasus. After a day of hiking or exploring the park, retire to your unique and comfortable accommodations at Zion White Bison Resort. Choose from cozy Covered Wagons, traditional Teepees, or the luxurious Cliff Dwelling Lodge’s with a rooftop hot tub, all designed to help you connect with nature and enjoy the stunning surroundings of Zion National Park.

November

Taurus, Orion, Gemini, Canis Major, Canis Minor

November is a great time to visit Zion National Park and witness the beauty of the fall sky. Look towards the southeastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Taurus, Orion, Canis Major, Canis Minor, and Gemini. After a day of exploring the park, retreat to your comfortable and unique accommodations at Zion White Bison Resort.

June

Scorpius, Sagittarius, Corona Borealis, Ursa Major, Leo

June is a perfect time to visit Zion National Park and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the summer sky. Look towards the northeastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Boötes, Hercules, Cygnus, Draco, and Lyra. After a day of exploring the park, retire to your unique and comfortable accommodations at Zion White Bison Resort. Choose from Covered Wagons, Teepees, or a Cliff Dwelling Lodge with a rooftop hot tub, all designed to help you connect with nature and enjoy the stunning surroundings of Zion National Park. When the night falls, gaze up at the twinkling stars overhead, a peaceful and awe-inspiring sight that is sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

August

Scorpius, Sagittarius, Aquila, Cygnus, Lyra

August is a wonderful time to visit Zion National Park and marvel at the beauty of the summer sky. Look towards the northeastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Perseus, Cassiopeia, Andromeda, Pegasus, and Aquarius. After a day of exploring the park, retreat to your unique and comfortable accommodations at Zion White Bison Resort. Choose from cozy Covered Wagons, traditional Teepees, or the luxurious Cliff Dwelling Lodge’s with a rooftop hot tub, all designed to help you connect with nature and enjoy the stunning night sky.

October

Cassiopeia, Andromeda, Pegasus, Cygnus, Lyra

October is a perfect time to visit Zion National Park and gaze up at the stunning beauty of the fall sky. Look towards the northeastern sky to spot prominent constellations like Perseus, Cassiopeia, Andromeda, Pegasus, and Aquarius. After a day of exploring the park, retire to your unique and comfortable accommodations at Zion White Bison Resort.

December

Taurus, Orion, Gemini, Canis Major, Canis Minor

December is a wonderful time to visit Zion National Park and enjoy the magic of the winter sky. Look towards the southwestern sky to spot prominent constellations like Pegasus, Aquarius, Sagittarius, and Scorpius. After a day of hiking or exploring the park, retire to your cozy and unique accommodations at Zion White Bison Resort.

 

 

November, December, January, February

Orion

Orion is one of the most recognizable constellations in the sky, known for its bright stars and distinctive shape. Look towards the southeastern sky in the winter months to spot Orion. You should be able to see three stars in a row that form Orion’s belt, as well as the stars that make up his sword and shield.

November, December, January, February

Taurus

Taurus is another prominent winter constellation that can be spotted in the southeastern sky. Look for a V-shaped pattern of stars that represent the bull’s head and horns. The bright star Aldebaran represents the bull’s eye. A stargazing dream.

 

November, December, January, February

Canis Major

Canis Major is a winter constellation located near Orion. Look towards the southeastern sky to spot the brightest star in the night sky, Sirius, which represents the dog’s nose. Canis Major’s shape is said to resemble that of a dog.

 

January, February, March, April

Canis Minor

Canis Minor is another winter constellation located near Canis Major. Look towards the southeastern sky to spot the bright star Procyon, which represents the dog’s body. Canis Minor’s shape is said to resemble a small dog.

 

May, June, July, August

Sagittarius

Sagittarius is a summer constellation located in the southern sky. To find Sagittarius, look for a teapot-shaped group of stars that represent the archer. The bright stars of the Milky Way galaxy are visible in the background, providing a stunning backdrop for the constellation.

 

September, October

Pegasus

Pegasus is an autumn constellation located in the northern sky. To find Pegasus, look for a large square of stars that represents the body of the winged horse. The square is known as the Great Square of Pegasus and is located in the western sky. Pegasus is often depicted flying towards the constellation Andromeda.

 

July, August, September, October

Lyra

Lyra is a summer constellation located in the northern sky. To find Lyra, look for a small parallelogram of stars that represents the harp played by the Greek god Orpheus. The bright star Vega, which is one of the brightest stars in the sky, is located near the parallelogram and can help guide you to the constellation. The Lyrid meteor shower, which occurs annually in late April, appears to originate from this constellation.

 

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May, June, July, August

Scorpious

Scorpius is a summer constellation located in the southern sky. To find Scorpius, look for a hook-shaped group of stars that represent the scorpion. The bright star Antares is located at the heart of the scorpion, and can help guide you to the constellation.

 

May, June

Corona Borealis

Corona Borealis is a summer constellation located in the northern sky. To find Corona Borealis, look for a circle of stars that represent the crown. The bright star Gemma is located at the center of the crown, and can help guide you to the constellation.

 

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July, August, September, October

Cygnus

Cygnus is a summer constellation located in the northern sky. To find Cygnus, look for a large cross shape of stars that represents a swan in flight. The bright star Deneb, which is one of the brightest stars in the sky, is located at the tail of the swan and can help guide you to the constellation. Stargazing the Milky Way galaxy is visible in the background, providing a stunning backdrop for the constellation. Cygnus is also known as the Northern Cross, and is part of a larger asterism known as the Summer Triangle.

 

May, June

Leo

Leo is a spring constellation located in the eastern sky. To find Leo, look for the backwards question mark shape of stars, known as the Sickle, that represents the lion’s head. The bright star Regulus is located at the base of the Sickle, and can help guide you to the constellation.

March, April

Virgo

Virgo is a spring constellation located in the southern sky. To find Virgo, look for a group of stars that form a Y shape, known as the Maiden. The bright star Spica is located at the base of the Y, and can help guide you to the constellation.

 

March, April

Hydra

Hydra is a winter constellation located in the southern sky. To find Hydra, look for a long, winding line of stars that represents the serpent. The star Alphard is located at the head of the serpent, and can help guide you to the constellation.

 

May, June, July, August

Ursa Major

Ursa Major is a prominent constellation visible in the northern sky year-round. To find Ursa Major, look for the familiar shape of the Big Dipper, which is part of the constellation. The two stars at the front of the dipper form the outer edge of the bear’s bowl, while the two stars at the back form the bear’s handle. Follow the handle to find the bear’s tail and hindquarters.

 

November, December, January, Febuary

Gemini

Gemini is a winter constellation located near Orion. Look towards the southeastern sky to spot the two bright stars, Castor and Pollux, which represent the twins Castor and Pollux in Greek mythology. The constellation’s shape is said to resemble two stick figures holding hands.

May, June

Andromeda

Andromeda is an autumn constellation located in the northern sky. To find Andromeda, look for a long chain of stars that curve around the Great Square of Pegasus. Andromeda is often depicted as a beautiful princess chained to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster. The Andromeda Galaxy, one of the closest galaxies to our own, can be found within this constellation.

 

September, October

Pegasus

Pegasus is an autumn constellation located in the northern sky. To find Pegasus, look for a large square of stars that represents the body of the winged horse. The square is known as the Great Square of Pegasus and is located in the western sky. Pegasus is often depicted flying towards the constellation Andromeda.

 

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Our location is prime for getting access to world-class trails for hiking, biking. Here’s a list of just some of the activites you can enjoy:

 

    • E-Biking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Sight Seeing
    • Hiking
    • ATV Riding
    • Side-by-side riding
    • Fishing
    • Swimming
    • Boating

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