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The stunning view at the top is worth the 8 mile hike!

On the day we did this hike the temps were going to be in the high 90's. We wanted to start early... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
TheLudwigsFood
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Minneapolis
Observation Point

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

Reviewed 9 July 2016
tspencer37
,
Quincy, Illinois
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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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Reviewed 20 July 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...More

1  Thank TheLudwigsFood
Reviewed 9 July 2016

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

Thank tspencer37
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was a heck of a climb through some switch backs in 100 degree heat. When you get close to the top it feel like it will never end. The last part opens up to a 360 degree view of Zion valley. This point is...More

1  Thank Antoine S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I don't think we knew what we were getting ourselves into when this hike began, but the 4 miles up are not easy... There will be switchbacks, watch your footing because it can get slippery, steep portions, and it'll challenge your soul. You'll wonder whether...More

3  Thank MRabinovich12
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

It's worth the hike. Bring plenty of water and energy bars. Easier to start from the top by zion ponderosa. If you have the stamina and don't mind strenuous hikes with drop offs you can take the hike from the floor of the canyon.

1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The first part of the climb was very nice, especially if you start out early. There's a beautiful canyon on the way, and then it gets hot and long, and when you get to the top, four hours later, you want something really spectacular. But...More

Thank Hector D
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

The hike is accessed from the Weeping Rock trailhead and the shuttle drops you right at the start. 4 miles out and 4 back. I did the trail in the afternoon. Apart from the canyon section it is pretty much full sun all the way...More

Thank Milnthorp
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Not everyone in our family was on board with doing the Angel's Landing hike for the fear factor (especially our 11 year old). Since we didn't want to spend the whole hike with a fearful child we decided on the Observation Point trail instead and...More

1  Thank Jane V
Reviewed 30 June 2016

If you can, try to enter this trail from the Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort. It will shave off 2 miles of the total length. If you can't and you have enough energy, you can take the trail from inside Zion National Park. Its 4 miles...More

Thank ClineFam
Reviewed 28 June 2016

As another reviewer mentioned, taking this hike is a good alternative to Angel's Landing. Going at first light makes the experience more rewarding: It's cooler then with less crowds, and you will see light hitting various parts of the spires as it travels across the...More

Thank Gary B
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I might be slightly wrong about beaver and cedar, now that I look at the map, but from Twin Knolls there are a lot of signs.
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