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“echo canyon”(74 reviews)
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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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All reviews echo canyon angel's landing east mesa trail slot canyon elevation gain miles round trip weeping rock great hike four miles strenuous hike bring plenty of water start early drop offs amazing views hidden canyon worth the effort favorite hike
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome hike. We did this originally because Angel's Landing was closed and we wanted to do a long hike .We did not regret it! In fact, I would recommend doing over Angel's Landing with you have the choice. You climb higher so the views are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MasterCleminou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hike is reasonably strenuous and most of the trail is paved. The views along the way are pretty but the truly rewarding view comes at the end where you get a panoramic view of the valley.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jane K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this as our first hike of a week-long trip. Despite the elevation gain of about 2200 feet and duration (8 miles round trip) this turned out to be an excellent first hike. The trail is well maintained and remarkably mostly paved which makes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hike is challenging but so doable and worth it. I don’t work out or hike regularly and I was able to finish the hike within 4.5 hours. The first mile is pretty difficult and steep with quite a few switchbacks. The second mile is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank isabelybutton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to express the beauty of the walk to Observation Point. Although a challenging walk at times, the journey was worth it! Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank scottsN1578EU
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

You take the free shuttle bus to the Weeping Rock stop. Unless you particularly want to see the Weeping Rock, don't take the left trail. It's a dead end and you have a long hike in front of you. It is quite a steep climb...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CardiffMaddie
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This was mine and my husband’s first hike in Zion and it did not disappoint. All along the trail, the views are gorgeous, leading up to the final observation point. It is definitely one of the most strenuous hikes we’ve ever done, with steep uphill...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank nailapants
Reviewed 2 November 2018

this like is great. you need water and walking sticks and it takes 2.5 hours up and 2 down. it winds around the canyon and goes deep into a slot canyon also. it is breathtaking and worth the energy it takes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmberPretto
Reviewed 29 October 2018

A nice challenge with great views. The trail is a maintained path that was once paved. It starts out steep for about 1 mile. Levels off into a shaded wooded area and a narrow canyon with a wash. Nice time to rest for the next...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank wgetz13
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Awesome hike. Very steep, lots of switchbacks, a few level breaks, and lots of varied and beautiful views. Echo Canyon is worth the hike if you don't want to do the whole thing. We had no problem with the height (the trail is always wide...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Cindy M
9 May 2018|
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Response from Pat M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the trail is very obvious.
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Marjolein347
14 February 2018|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
I think what you see is very similar. From observation point you are higher and looking right at Angels landing. So, from Angels Landing you have an unobstructed view to the south and you are on a pinnacle so that's a big... More
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Dan W
5 February 2018|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I mean 3 miles each way. 3 miles fairly steep grade uphill.
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