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Address: Zion National Park, UT
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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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Beautiful walk

We enjoyed the walk up to the top very much due to the various stone formations and awesome colors from white to all shades of yellow to dark red. Most of the path is paved over... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
ZwarteGoud
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the walk up to the top very much due to the various stone formations and awesome colors from white to all shades of yellow to dark red. Most of the path is paved over which I guess makes it easier to walk and it may also protect erosion. High up it feels like you are walking towards the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Observation point is an amazing hike with sweeping views of Zion Canyon. The hike is strenuous but worth it. Make sure you bring plenty of water for the climb.

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Shaker Heights
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The total hike is eight miles round trip. However, you could just do part of it and see some awesome scenery. I went the whole way. Zion is a heavily visited National Park for good reason. I would recommend getting to the park around 6:15-7:00 am if you want to avoid the crowds. In the summer you have to park... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of 4 (kids aged 11 and 14). We started EARLY - got the first shuttle at 6 am and were on the trail by 6:40am. I think this made the hike - there were few people on the trail and we were in the shade most of the time. We passed people on our way down... More 

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked this trail with our group of 10. We were 4 adults, 4 teens/preteen (18, 17, 16, 12) and a 5 and 3 year old. Here's my honest review. 1. We started our hike from Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort which is located 10-15 minutes from the East Entrance of ZNP. 2. Using this trail, we hiked with 2 jogging... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Observation point is amazing with sweeping views of Zion Canyon. However, the hike is uber-strenuous and took me 1 hour 46 minutes and I was trekking at a fast pace. I easily consumed almost 3 liters of water on the climb. I began my hike at noon. I passed families with children who looked to be doing well. At the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a grueling trail. I know people say it's easier than Angel's Landing (on account of the lack of chains, this is true, and I'll admit to chilling at the base of the chains while my brother and boyfriend attempted that summit) but the second we started the trail at the Weeping Rock stop, we realized, this was going... More 

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SanDiego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hiked to the top of observation point with our three children (ages 8, 12, 13). It was strenuous, but definitely worth the work. Our youngest called it "the worst hike ever" on the way up, but cheered and encouraged everyone she passed going down. We did not pass other children, but it is definitely do-able if your kiddos are... More 

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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

On the day we did this hike the temps were going to be in the high 90's. We wanted to start early so we went on the first bus at 6 AM. You get off at stop 7 Weeping Rock to get to the Observation Point trailhead. The drivers are very good at letting everyone know the popular trailheads at... More 

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Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

During this hiking adventure you will see unbelievable views of the canyon. We took plenty of pictures.

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