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Canyon Overlook Trail

Intermediate
 4.7 (133) 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 133 votes

#2

in East Zion

#57

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  4.7 from 133 votes
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#2

in East Zion

#10

in Utah

#57

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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
Looking down at Canyon Overlook Trail
Jan 5, 2018 near Springdale, UT
Zion National Park from Canyon Overlook
Jan 22, 2016 near Springdale, UT

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Apr 30, 2022
Jose Avila
Liliana y yo ❤️
Mar 12, 2022
Brandon Searcy
Feb 27, 2022
Doug Tam
Jan 6, 2022
Rui Zhang
0.7mi
Dec 17, 2021
Kevin Chen
Nov 10, 2021
Brittney Vosbrink
Nov 3, 2021
Nancy Randall
Second time doing this trail. This time with Dave, Alex and Lee
Oct 31, 2021
Ashley Ross