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While most folks will be ascending the steep ledges to Angel's Landing, you can view them from across the valley at Observation Point. Without a doubt, this is one of the best viewpoints in Zion. From this vista, you'll have clear views of Angel's Landing to the southwest while the Great White Throne will be in sight due south.

Half-Day Hike: Follow the Observation Point hike from the Weeping Rock TH.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Tom Robson

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Nov 22, 2022
Michael Calabrese
Closed permanently - unless you come in through the east rim 20 miles round trip
Oct 9, 2022
Carly Riedmann
Hiked 07/01/2021
Oct 4, 2022
Roger Swaim
Sep 22, 2022
Diana Densley
D+V - Post wedding retreat hike from zion ponderosa ranch!
Aug 24, 2022
David Matsumoto
Amazing views! Started too late though and it was hot.
Apr 24, 2022
S. B.
Apr 14, 2022
christopher peister
Trail closed due to rock fall.
Jul 12, 2021
Luis Ramiez

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