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Address: Zion National Park, UT
Description: This overlook provides a great view of southern Zion Canyon if you're...
This overlook provides a great view of southern Zion Canyon if you're willing to climb the 2200 feet of elevation to get there.
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Breathtaking and easy

My little kids loved this hike! The view is spectacular. The hike is 25 minutes and very easy. Tons of lizards to chase around. Definitely one of the best hikes for kids if anyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Kaysville, Utah
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Kaysville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

My little kids loved this hike! The view is spectacular. The hike is 25 minutes and very easy. Tons of lizards to chase around. Definitely one of the best hikes for kids if anyone really.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Very strenuous hike 4 miles up (and much more strenuous on way down), but the view at the top makes it all worthwhile.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

You'll understand this title after you've make the hike. There are plenty of people on the trail so if you need an excuse for a breather, then start up a chat, if you have any breath. LOL.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We hiked Angel's Landing, did a day hike in the Narrows and the hike to Observation Point. This was our favorite, primarily because it was far less traveled than Angel's Landing with great views and more elevation.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This hike is a favorite in Zion and well traveled but dealing with the crowds is a small price to pay for the incredible views along the way and again at the top. Labeled as strenuous, it is very doable, even for the inexperienced hiker.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It's long 8 miles round trip but the views at the end are worth every sweat bead. The trail features have diversity; switchbacks, slot canyon, edge walking, mule deer, birds ... it's beautiful. Make sure you take this hike, accessible from the tram at the Weeping Rock stop.

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Ra'anana, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Easy walk for a great walk. Allow 45 min to 1 hour round trip + view. You can park right after the first tunnel. No need for trekking poles, it's quite an easy one

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had a great hike up to Observation Point. The materials that we had describing the trails in Zion indicated that it would be a 4 – 6 hour hike, but it only took about three hours not including stopping to enjoy the view and a snack fro the top. The trail starts with a series of switchbacks, and then... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It's only a 1/2 mile trail, located just east of the tunnel on the Mt Carmel Highway. I spent two mornings here . . I know . . it's only 1/2 mile . . But its a tremendous experience at sunrise. I would highly recommend being at the parking lot 45 minutes before sunrise with a headlamp. It's a glorious... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Observation Point was just one of the many hikes we completed while visiting Zion National Park. It was a beautiful, clear day and we enjoyed the view at the top. The climb was a bit challenging as the path required some scrambling around tree roots and large rocks but was lots of fun for our foursome in their mid-50s/60s. Nice,... More 

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