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Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel, Zion National Park

#4 of 6 in Scenic Drive in Zion National Park
Scenic Drive · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Designed to link a few of the country's most famous national parks, Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel still serves today as a convenient shortcut through otherwise-solid rock. Finished in 1930, the 1.7 km (1.1 mi) tunnel provides you with access to the Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon directly from Zion National Park. Drive through the tunnel and you'll emerge on the other side from a solid rock face, chiseled out of the mountain itself. Keep in mind that larger vehicles must give prior notice to the tunnel operators, as they can only run through the tunnel at certain organized times. Using our world travel planner, Zion National Park attractions like Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • There are so many things to see when you visit Zion. If you can, make time to drive through the park and include the multiple tunnels on the drive including the Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel  more »
  • Not necessarily an attraction to see a tunnel (which is dark) but a great drive with very nice views along the way. Plan on delays due to the curves and traffic. Be sure to hike the short trail...  more »

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