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Great hike on east rim to Observation point

This is one of the best views of the park, looking down the main canyon, views down to Angels... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huntani1
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Henderson, Nevada
From Stave Spring trailhead

Access Stave Spring trailhead from Zion Ponderosa Resort. We were guests there but I couldn't see... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Cameron M
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Martinez, California, United States
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An 8-mile strenuous hike brings you to a vantage point high above Zion.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best views of the park, looking down the main canyon, views down to Angels landing (1000+ feet above it) and the west rim, great white throne, etc. Worth every step

Thank Huntani1
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Access Stave Spring trailhead from Zion Ponderosa Resort. We were guests there but I couldn't see any signs or means restricting the public from driving through the property to the trailhead. A low passenger vehicle might have trouble parking unless you're willing move rocks by...More

Thank Cameron M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We drove through the park and it was jammed, no parking, just shuttles with crowds. It's certainly best to find a hotel outside the park and plan on shuttling everywhere. The Park is magnificent and it deserves several days to see the many unique geological...More

Thank WillandKate_11
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I actually "ran" this trail (we definitely had to take some walk breaks). The scenery from start to finish was beautiful. It was challenging, but not a killer hike. Be prepared to climb quite a bit during the first half and then...More

Thank Ckroff
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We did the East Rim Trail backwards. We started in the National Park and hiked to the East Entrance! What an amazing hike. Unique views and absolute silence. I reccomend doing it early in the morning as the last part is quite sun exposed. :)

1  Thank curlyaffairs
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We only made it four miles before we hit mud that was, for me, unpassable - it actually sucked my shoe off! But the part we did was beautiful! Hope to go back some day and hike the whole thing.

Thank P B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Trail head is at the east entrance. Best way to get there is too hire a drop off service(we used Zion Outfitters $20 a person). Trail starts with gradual incline on a solid sand and rock based trail. Verticals climb is around 10000 feet with...More

1  Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I hiked the East Rim whilst doing the Observation Point hike. The part of the East Rim trail I was on was lovely with great view at the end on observation point. Mainly in the sun so be prepared.

Thank Milnthorp
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I am a local and I consider this to be the best trail in Zion National Park. There are some logistical factors to consider if you want to do the entire trail. Using two vehicles, one at trail's head and one at trail's end seems...More

1  Thank Jayne S
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

It is an amazing trail! You get some of the best views of the park. I had an absolutely amazing time and highly recommend this trail

Thank Joseph T
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