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Canyon Overlook Trail

Intermediate
 4.7 (118) 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

Out and Back

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 118 votes

#2

in East Zion

#54

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  4.7 from 118 votes
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#2

in East Zion

#9

in Utah

#54

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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 8, 2021
Kevin F
Jun 8, 2021
Rod Stewart
Views are amazing. Some parts of trail are on the edge. 1.8mi — 1h 00m
Jun 1, 2021
Ainsley Droege
1mi — 0h 56m
May 25, 2021
Michael Chu
May 18, 2021
Tammy McClain
May 14, 2021
Leah Walsh
3mi — 2h 00m
May 6, 2021
Cole B
1.2mi — 0h 46m
May 2, 2021
Breck Tuttle