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Canyon Overlook Trail, Zion National Park

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Hike Canyon Overlook Trail with the knowledge that you don't have to be extremely fit to admire some of the greatest views of Zion National Park. One of the park's most scenic trails, the moderate incline and roundtrip length of just 1.6 km (1 mi) make it accessible for visitors of all ages and skill levels. Even during this short hike, you'll be able to experience a variety of landscapes and natural features, and perhaps discover some of the park's abundant wildlife. The trail end commands impressive views of some of the park's most famous features. Apart from one shady alcove, most of the trail sits in direct sunlight, so make sure to apply adequate sun protection. Avoid hiking the trail in wet weather, because it can become dangerous when slippery. Plan to visit Canyon Overlook Trail during your Zion National Park vacation using our convenient Zion National Park trip builder.
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  • Before coming to Zion, we stop to ride the CANYON OVERLOOK TRAIL. 2 km return under sweltering heat and on a stony path. We spend on small metal bridges on the cliff side. All the way the landscape is very nice. After Zion view is beautiful
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  • Really interesting and pretty easy walk. You walk up the side of a canyon - some drop offs but well guarded - and then appear on a high ledge looking down into the canyon. Limited parking so get there...  more »
  • We hiked this somewhat scary ( for Seniors) trail. Rewarded with a fabulous view at the end. Definitely worth it.  more »