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Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, Zion National Park
(4.9/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
offers a scenic driving experience and the opportunity to go through an architectural masterpiece of a tunnel. You'll wind your way through the red rocks along the 40 km (25 mi) long highway, which curves through canyons and cliffs frequently scaled by bighorn sheep. One of the road's most notable features is the 1,711 m (5,613 ft) long, rock-faced tunnel.When it was built in the late 1920s, the tunnel was one of the longest in the United States. You have to pay admission into Zion National Park to drive the road, and an additional fee is required to pass through the tunnel for oversized vehicles. To prevent accidents, park rangers convert traffic to a one-way direction inside the tunnel, allowing large vehicles to pass safely. Plan your visit to Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Zion National Park tour planner.
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  • It is a small road with many points of interest in which is possible to park and enjoy some beautiful scenery. The start of the road rises over the Virgin River and there are fantastic views. Then after going through a tunnel, with certain deductions, he enters a strange that after each bend road there is a new landscape. Just at the end of the end of the tunnel there is a short trip very well, but it is very difficult to park. This road leads to the this leaving of Spingdale and therefore is a route very successful if is goes to Bryce Canyon. Is but slow that go by another route, but is worth much the penalty. If you go by the road surely you realizareis more than one pararda for being spectacular.
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  • I think it's a beautiful Highway types can safely be put in one number in the Tioga road, which leads to Yosemite. The scale may be smaller, but beauty is no worse! A bunch of cool pictures you provided!
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  • When the other side from Zion to Bryce Canyon was available. Steep fast curves of continuous attention is required to the tunnel. The mountains of Zion (rocks? ) The view is very beautiful.
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