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Address: Zion National Park, UT

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A Gorgeous View From The Top!

This was our first trail once we got settled at Zion. It was pretty steep in many places but if you go all the way to the loop trail, you'll be rewarded with a beautiful view of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Reston, VA
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Reston, VA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was our first trail once we got settled at Zion. It was pretty steep in many places but if you go all the way to the loop trail, you'll be rewarded with a beautiful view of the southern end of Zion Canyon & Springdale. It's a great spot to take pix with the canyon in the background.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A relatively easy walk of less than an hour each way, uphill past some great rock formations to a viewpoint with excellent views across the entrance to the park and a 1/4 mile circular walk around the shelf at the top. Good place for an early morning walk and maybe a brunch stop at the top. Also a good warm... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Not a highlight trail but enjoyable with nice views of the canyon. Not too difficult. Take a snack and chill out at the top

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Lafayette, Indiana
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43 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very mellow 2 mile trail. Great views. We enjoyed this trail very much. This is a great trail to squeeze in before or after a strenuous hike or if your have limited time in the park. Or it would make a terrific after dinner hike. At the top is a really cool little loop trail that should not be missed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was the first trail we hiked afted we arrived at Zion, but it was late in the day so we did not hike the whole trail. That said, it was beautiful and we got to see mule deer for the first time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I would be hard pressed to give any of the trails in Zion less than five stars. This is a nice hike that you should take early in the day or later when the sun is going down as it will be exposed to full sun throughout. The hike is moderate but gives you a nice little workout with the... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We missed the ranger walk, which we were sorry about, since it is always great to get more information about what you are seeing. Even in October the sun beats down on this hike and there are few shady spots. You climb through a couple of climate changes as you go from the canyon floor to the overlook. It is... More 

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Vienna, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Relatively short, easy hike with nice views and pleasant places to stop at the top. Great warm-up hike for the more serious trails in Zion.

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San Luis Obispo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is on the east side of the canyon and can be rough in the afternoon with the sun beating on you. Limited tree cover. Would recommend this as an early morning hike - really pretty though - It's a moderate trail that takes about 2 hours round trip

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Granville, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We did the hike twice in our 5 days at the park. Hike early in the morning to avoid the sun and heat after noon. Try one of the ranger led hikes on this trail as the information provided by the ranger is very good.

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