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. 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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  • Since we were staying in Kanab for a couple of nights and intended doing the full Observation Point trail over the next few days we took the lazier option and did the walk from Patagonia Ranch to Obse...  more »
  • Went for day trip from las vegas, 8 mile hike up and back. The views were spectacular, Jan was a great time to hike, not crowded and we were able to drive to the trailhead  more »
  • Our 53 yr old knees did not relish the prospect of hiking up and then back down from the valley to the rim to get to observation point. So, we drove to the Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort (which is just o...  more »
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