Observation Point, Zion National Park

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#5 of 16 in Nature in Zion National Park
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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  • Nice hike but quite exhausting for those who would not have the habit of the difference. Leave early to avoid heat. Provide salt and water in quantity. In the end, very beautiful on Angel's landing and the Canyon. For those who would like to avoid the climb, go through the outside of the Park and the Panderosa Ranch.
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  • We were recommended to do this hike by a random person we met in another National Park, so we used our main day in Zion for this. And we definitely made the right choice! Probably some of the most stu...  more »

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