Observation Point, Zion National Park

Must see · Lookout · Landmark
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. A visit to Observation Point represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Zion National Park itinerary site to plot your vacation.
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  • We took a very flat trail to get here, more of a walk than a hike, the views were beautiful, though, definately made up for the uneventful flat trail.  more »
  • Great views can be had if you are willing to endure the 2 miles of this trail. Take plenty of water, even if it was cooler, you will heat up. No hand rails, so not for the faint of heart, or kids...  more »
  • Took the East Mesa Trailhead to Observation Point. The ruts are pretty deep in some areas, but there are some sedans that make it all the way to the parking lot. Takes about an hour and 30 mins to...  more »

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