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Observation Point, Zion National Park

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Hike and make the steep climb to Observation Point in Zion National Park and be rewarded with spectacular views of the park from high above. The hike is fairly challenging, following a maintained path that climbs steep terrain surrounded with major drop offs at various points. Enjoy the sight of Zion Canyon as you climb through the iconic Navajo sandstone that the region is famous for. Continue through Echo Canyon, a deep gorge where you can appreciate more breathtaking views of the sandstone landscape. Once at the top, look down on the stone walls of the canyon, and notice the other peaks surrounding you. Using our online itinerary creator, Zion National Park attractions like Observation Point can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This hike kicked our butts! It was hot and we began early. Next time we will be on this trail as the sun rises. The elevation change is challenging with over a 2,000 ft ascent of switchbacks that can ...  more »
  • Take the shuttle bus to the Weeping Rock stop. The trailhead for Observation Point, leaves from this shuttle stop. The trail to Observation Point, is roughly 8 miles roundtrip and leads to a beautiful...  more »
  • DON'T MISS THIS. Get off the shuttle at the Grotto. Use the bathroom before your hike. Stay hydrated. Take your lunch. Walk slow and use your walking stick. Plan for 3 or 4 hours. Coming back is all d...  more »