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Address: Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel, East Entrance, Zion National Park, UT
Phone Number: 4357723256
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This one-mile hiking trail starts just outside the east entrance to the...

This one-mile hiking trail starts just outside the east entrance to the Zion-Mt Carmel Tunnel, and leads to a dramatic observation point that provides impressive views of Zion's rugged landscape.

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Short easy hike

Easy hike that is WELL worth the amazing view of Zion Canyon at the end of the trail. Most of the spots with "exposure" along the way have hand/guard rails to ease your mind. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Dan S

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy hike that is WELL worth the amazing view of Zion Canyon at the end of the trail. Most of the spots with "exposure" along the way have hand/guard rails to ease your mind. I am a bit fearful with heights, and didn't have issue finishing this one at all.

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Cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first hike in Zion and we hit the trail around 6:00 in the evening to avoid the heat. The trail begins with a series of steep stairs and then continues to rise along the cliff ledge. There is a lot of slippery gravel and narrow ledges, making it hard for hikers going in both directions to fit.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not difficult because of slope or length (but you have to climb more than 100 stairs when you begin the trail) but because you have to walk on stones and rocks and slippery sandy ground. The view at the end is rewarding. There are 2 parking lots. The first parking lot is to the right just after about... More 

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

- Moderate to strenuous hike - length: 2 mile round trip - duration: 1 hour ; depends on your pace and some play time. - not paved. Some narrow and drop off... - Not good for small children and handicap. - you don't need hiking sticks here - wear good hiking shoes since there are some rocky and slippery areas... More 

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Monterey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took hundreds of pictures of the area. It was just fantastic. The colours of nature and the monumental sizes of the canyons are unbelievable! Must see if you are around that way!

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Henley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a short easy hike which is good to dap on the way out of the park. There is a small car park at the end of the Mt Carmel tunnel on the right hand side. Just cross the road and walk up the steps to start the hike. There is a further car park a little further up... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This moderate hike offers stairs, bridges, big horn sheep...a fun hike with the overlook as the final destination. WOW...the view was absolutely breathtaking!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great hike! It will be perfect for anyone even kids. It took around 1 hour to go and come back. Beautiful scenery

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for photography in the park, and particularly at sunrise. Can't beat the short walk for the views that you are rewarded with!

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Dacula, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We got up early and hiked in to view the sunrise. We are not super fit hiker types but found the hike to be fairly easy. We took breakfast with us and sat on the rocks at the overlook watching the sun come up. There were only 4 other people there so it was very serene. On the way in... More 

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