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Observation Point, Zion National Park

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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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  • SUPER AMAZING VIEW!!! Longer hike 7.5 miles round trip in August was pretty strenuous. We opted for the van from Ponderosa Ranch to drive us in to the trailhead. It was $7 a person, but the road to... 
    SUPER AMAZING VIEW!!! Longer hike 7.5 miles round trip in August was pretty strenuous. We opted for the van from Ponderosa Ranch to drive us in to the trailhead. It was $7 a person, but the road to...  more »
  • *** Observation Point: * Strenuous * Very hot (minimal shade areas) * 8 miles round trip * Steep incline This place has so much beauty. My eyes had trouble adjusting to what I was seeing because it.....  more
    *** Observation Point: * Strenuous * Very hot (minimal shade areas) * 8 miles round trip * Steep incline This place has so much beauty. My eyes had trouble adjusting to what I was seeing because it.....  more »

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