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Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway

Zion National Park, UT
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This scenic highway offers interesting curves and tunnels.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top 10 roads you can drive in the USA. In the running for the most dramatic. For 20 miles is just takes you breath away.

Thank TwoBostonTravellers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came from Bryce Canyon and got to experience a very beautiful landscape and the tunnel. People on the side of the road were chaotic at times, so be careful

Thank Gerard P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clouds arrived just as we did with the strong winds indicating that as storm was coming. Photos were unique with the ominous storm clouds. When we got through the tunnel, we saw golden eagles and condors soaring on the winds. Seeing the spires of the...More

Thank nycebh
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Note: The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway should not be confused with the Zion Canyon Road, where the shuttle runs. The shuttle does not run on the Zion-Mt. Carmel highway, which is at the east entrance of the park. This 14 mile stretch of highway is one...More

2  Thank Lynette796
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I've never been on a stretch of road quite like it. From the park entrance to the visitor center, there's one unique natural wonder after another. The drive down the canyon right after the tunnel is a little crazy, but not nearly as bad as...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

If you have a car, drive over. The scenery is beautiful and totally worth the drive! The morning seems the best time to head that way, as the afternoons are busy with people coming to town, and the tunnel has controlled openings.

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is not a drive that just gets you from here to there. This is a drive where you'll want to stop frequently and explore the magnificent scenery. When you're planning your trip, be sure to allow time for this or you'll really be missing...More

Thank lsarson2017
Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you are anywhere close to Zion National Park, you need to visit. Drive or you can park and take a free shuttle. The views are stunning! Native Americans called this area "straight up land" and they are right.....everything is straight up! The tunnel you...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I have been wanting to take this tour for a long time on my bike. When we discussed a family vacation for this year, we added taking the route through the park on our way to our destination. This is a beautiful ride through the...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This was an amazing drive, one of the most beautiful we have done. We stopped and did some trails, climbed the mountains and enjoyed the views. The different colors are amazing. The tunnel was fun, with its portholes for fresh air, but a unique view...More

Thank Chris W
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2 May 2017|
Response from rhopper276 | Reviewed this property |
Many RV's for sure. There is a tunnel so you might want to check height restrictions. I don't recall the max. Visitors center has lots of parking but even on a week day in late Oct it was almost full. I can't imagine what it... More
Ginger H
23 April 2017|
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Response from ANNIEPG | Reviewed this property |
These are 2 different routes. Park at the visitors center to take the shuttle on THAT route through the park. The visitors center lot fills up very early in the morning and alternative parking is along the streets in the... More
17 March 2017|
Response from jepartri | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!! It is accessible year round!! We have a vacation home on east entrance of Zion Nat'l Park and go there in winter