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Canyon Overlook Trail

Intermediate
 4.7 (137) 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 137 votes

#2

in East Zion

#61

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  4.7 from 137 votes
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Recommended Route Rankings

#2

in East Zion

#11

in Utah

#61

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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
Zion National Park from Canyon Overlook
Jan 22, 2016 near Springdale, UT
Typical scenery on The Canyon Overlook Trail
Apr 20, 2015 near Springdale, UT

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Aug 29, 2022
Eunjung Kim
Aug 16, 2022
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Jul 25, 2022
Madeline Angel
0.7mi
Jul 21, 2022
Garret Maier
0.8mi — 0h 32m
Jul 19, 2022
Matt Culpepper
Cool little trail at the start of Pine Creek Canyon (1.7/100) 1.7mi
Jul 5, 2022
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