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Canyon Overlook Trail

Intermediate
 4.7 (98) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A short trail that leads to incredible views of Zion Canyon.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.2

KM

Loop

5,233' 1,595 m

High

5,181' 1,579 m

Low

101' 31 m

Up

101' 31 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildlife

Family Friendly This quick jaunt will allow the kids to get out of the car and deep into the Zion magic within minutes.

Overview

A quick hike out to an amazing overlook.

Description

This short trail originates at a parking lot on the east side of the highway 9 (Zion Park Blvd.) tunnel. The trail traverses out to the rim above a steep canyon wall. Views to the west are breathtaking from the overlook.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 98 votes

#2

in East Zion

#48

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  4.7 from 98 votes
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#2

in East Zion

#9

in Utah

#48

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Photos

Zion Canyon Overlook with Rainbow
Aug 25, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Fire on the rocks
Feb 5, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Canyon Overlook Trail
Jan 5, 2018 near Springdale, UT
Neat.
Jul 6, 2016 near Springdale, UT
Looking down at Canyon Overlook Trail
Jan 5, 2018 near Springdale, UT
Zion National Park from Canyon Overlook
Jan 22, 2016 near Springdale, UT

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Jun 16, 2020
Joan Sheets
Mar 16, 2020
hdjohnson
Enjoyed seeing down into Pine Canyon slot along the way. 0.7mi
Mar 4, 2020
Chelsea Kotun
1.5mi — 1h 11m
Feb 29, 2020
LA Skurupey
Feb 16, 2020
Renae G
Beautiful hike. Challenging for folks with arthritis in joints, due to scrambling over rocks and boulders. Fun hike with a 4 yr old. — 2h 00m
Jan 18, 2020
Jordan De Leon
Jan 11, 2020
Clark V
Jan 9, 2020
Boone Bradley