Observation Point, Zion National Park

Hike and make the steep climb to Observation Point in Zion National Park and be rewarded with spectacular views of the park from high above. The hike is fairly challenging, following a maintained path that climbs steep terrain surrounded with major drop offs at various points. Enjoy the sight of Zion Canyon as you climb through the iconic Navajo sandstone that the region is famous for. Continue through Echo Canyon, a deep gorge where you can appreciate more breathtaking views of the sandstone landscape. Once at the top, look down on the stone walls of the canyon, and notice the other peaks surrounding you. A visit to Observation Point represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Zion National Park itinerary site to plot your vacation.
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  • Hiking guide said “May be closed;” it was. The trail probably needed only a little maintenance since it was early season. Still, even understanding limited staffing, we come in early April to avoid...  more »
  • This is a must do hike in Zion. There are some challenging spots but I would rate the hike as moderate overall. The drive through the tunnel is spectacular. Be on the look out for Big horn sheep in...  more »
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