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Observation Point, Zion National Park

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Lookout · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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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  • We had a very difficult time finding the trail head. Thankfully we finally stopped a tour van (empty at the time with just the driver), and he told us how to get to where we needed to find the trail....  more »
  • Like many, we are on a NP tour, and we just spent yesterday in Bryce Canyon. Though none of us actually spoke it, we were all wondering whether Zion might underwhelm after the magical Hoodoo...  more »

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