Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)about
MountainStar Cabin near Zion National Park & Zion Ponderosa Resort?

Cabin Address: 10545 W. Zion Dr. – Mount Carmel, UT 84755
Cabin Phone Number: 435-648-3330

  1. 10 Minutes outside the East entrance to Zion National Park. 5 Miles
    up North Fork Road. North Fork Road is 2 miles outside the East
    entrance off Hwy 9.

  1. a. Yes.
    b. Another address that can be used: 10545 W. Zion Dr. – Orderville, UT

  1. 3,100 square feet

  1. a. 5 Bedrooms Total.
    i. Master, 3 Regular, 1 Oversized bunkroom

  1. 4 Full Bathrooms & 1 Half Bath

  1. a. We are located on a 1 acre lot set back off the road. A small cabin on
    the East side and an open lot on the West side.
    b. Large non-use wooded are directly behind the cabin.
    c. Located in a cabin community of about 40 cabins.

  1. a. $35.00 – private vehicle for a seven day pass.
    b. $60.00 – Zion National Park only annual pass
    c. $80.00 - All national park pass – interagency.

  1. a. Access to the hiking areas of the park is via shuttle at no cost.
    b. For more info go to: www.NPS.GOV/Zion

  1. a. Yes. It’s located directly behind the cabin near the driveway and
    b. Please use caution while using the fire pit - All risks associated with
    the fire pit are your responsibility.
    c. You must have 5 gallon bucket (in garage) full of water while using
    fire pit.
    d. Observe fire restrictions for the area by checking
    e. There are usually no fires in the dry summer months.

  1. Yes, but needs to be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

  1. No, two of my kids are allergic to dogs – sorry.

  1. Yes, ping pong paddles and balls are in the garage near the table.

  1. a. Orderville has a small grocery store and is located about 18 miles
    from the cabin off Hwy 89.
    b. Kanab has a couple groceries stores that are larger than the one in
    Orderville. Kanab is about located about 40 minutes from the cabin.
    c. We usually buy groceries at the Walmart in Hurricane, UT – Just
    outside St. George. This Walmart is clean and not too busy.

  1. a. Yes. All of the beds will have sheets and blankets. The bathrooms will
    have bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths.
    b. Additional linens or maid service is not available during your stay.
    Laundry detergent is provided in the laundry room if needed.

  1. a. About 300 yards.
    b. The pool is two large pools connected by a vanishing edge. It also has
    2 large spas.
    c. Yes, you can use the pool by paying the Zion Ponderosa resort.

  1. Yes. Dish network and Roku.

  1. Yes. Local phone calls only.

  1. Yes. Coverage is very spotty. Sprint seems to work better than AT&T.
    Better signal near the Zion Ponderosa Resort.

  1. a. A few, but very limited. The Roy’s Grill is a Restaurant at the Zion
    Ponderosa Resort near the cabin.
    b. Zion Mountain Ranch is 10 minutes down the road off Hwy 9 heading
    towards Mount Carmel Junction. They serve Buffalo Burgers because
    they have their own heard of Buffalo.
    c. Thunderbird Restaurant at Mount Carmel junction – next to the Best
    Western Hotel.

  1. Yes. There should be three tanks at the BBQ.

  1. Yes. We provide laundry detergent, and shampoo, conditioner, &
    body wash in the showers.

  1. a. All the necessary equipment and cooking items to prepare a
    Thanksgiving feast.
    b. About 18 place settings.
    c. We have a small cabinet with odd spices and oils.

  1. a. Maybe. If there is not a same-day check in/out. It takes about 5 hours
    to clean the cabin and to do all the laundry.
    b. Each situation needs to be discussed about a week before your stay.

  1. a. Orderville, UT – 18 miles
    b. Kanab, UT – 31 miles
    c. Hurricane, UT – 50 miles
    d. St. George, UT – 65 miles
    e. Cedar City, UT – 79 miles
    f. Bryce Canyon National Park – 75 miles
    g. Cedar Breaks National Park – 71 miles
    h. Grand Canyon North Rim – 113 miles
    i. Grand Canyon South Rim – 238 miles
    j. Lake Powell recreation area– 105 miles

  1. The nearest gas station is just outside the East Entrance of Zion.
    There are two other gas stations at Mt. Carmel Junction. Hwy 9 meets
    up with Hwy 89 – about 20 minutes from the cabin.

  1. Zion Outfitters – 435-772-5090

  1. No, the cabin will be clean when you arrive, but no services during
    your stay.

  1. Mountain resort that has many outdoor activities available to our
    cabin guests. Please check out their website for more details and cost

  1. We are at an elevation of 6,500 ft. We get snow each winter, but the
    roads through Zion NP and Zion Ridge are always plowed and

  1. The cabin has almost 2000 square feet of deck. Large main wraparound
    deck, and two upstairs decks off the loft area and one off
    bedroom 2.

  1. a. There is plenty of hiking in Zion. Shuttles to most hikes are provided
    on the west side of the park. More info is provided on their website:
    b. There are two hikes from our cabin area going into Zion National
    Park. Ask the Zion Ponderosa front desk for directions to the trail
    i. Cable Mountain Hike
    ii. Observation Point Hike

  1. Yes.  Internet speeds up to 50 mbps.