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Why Film in Greater Zion?

Greater Zion is an ideal location for filming due to its unique and diverse landscape, which includes everything from red-rock canyons, to rugged deserts, and snow-capped mountains. This region has been the backdrop for numerous Hollywood productions, and its breathtaking natural beauty has become synonymous with the American West. The area is also known for its mild climate, which provides favorable shooting conditions throughout the year. With its abundant natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Greater Zion is truly a premier destination for filmmakers seeking stunning locations to bring their visions to life.

Filmed in Greater Zion

The Electric Horseman

Grafton, St. George and Zion were featured in this additional Redford film which also starred Jane Fonda.

The Flyboys

The 2008 film was shot largely in Hurricane, Washington, St. George and parts of Zion National Park.

High School Musical 2

“St. George served us with great climate… wonderful charm and innocence. And, also, an incredible talent pool.” said director Kenny Ortega. “Every morning we’d wake up and see the red rocks against the blue sky. You can see it in the movie — it’s gorgeous.”

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Filmed in Snow Canyon State Park and Zion National Park, as well as the ghost town Grafton, this classic Western film starred famed Paul Newman and Robert Redford.

Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson was shot in nearly one hundred locations across Utah, including: Leeds, Snow Canyon State Park, St. George, and Zion National Park.

Katy Perry – “Rise”

The music video for Katy Perry’s “Rise” was shot at Sand Hollow and Snow Canyon State Parks featuring the red rock cliffs and clear waters.


Crew & Support Services Directory

Find the local experienced crew and services to support your production.


Film Permits

Navigate through any permits needed to film across Greater Zion

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Casting Calls

Learn of opportunities to be an extra or cast member or on-site assistance to current productions


Contact Us

The Greater Zion team is here to answer further questions, to provide insights and direction, or to get you connected. We can’t wait to introduce you to our destination.

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