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Canyon Overlook Trail

Intermediate
 4.7 (137) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

A short trail that leads to incredible views of Zion Canyon.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.2

KM

95%

Runnable

5,233' 1,595 m

High

5,181' 1,579 m

Low

101' 31 m

Up

101' 31 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

8%

Max Grade (5°)

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildlife

Overview

A quick run out to an amazing overlook.

Description

This short trail originates at a parking lot on the east side of the highway 9 (Zion Park Blvd.) tunnel. The trail traverses out to the rim above a steep canyon wall. Views to the west are breathtaking from the overlook.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 137 votes

#2

in East Zion

#61

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  4.7 from 137 votes
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Recommended Route Rankings

#2

in East Zion

#11

in Utah

#61

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Photos

Zion Canyon Overlook with Rainbow
Aug 25, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Fire on the rocks
Feb 5, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Neat.
Jul 6, 2016 near Springdale, UT
Zion National Park from Canyon Overlook
Jan 22, 2016 near Springdale, UT
Typical scenery on The Canyon Overlook Trail
Apr 20, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Canyon overlook.
Feb 5, 2015 near Springdale, UT

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Oct 15, 2021
Sheridan Longest
Short and beautiful! Lots of people on the way back 1mi
May 7, 2017
Bill Mann