Zion Observation PointCurrently Open
- Address: Utah 84767, USA, Zion National Park, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-4357723256
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 07:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Observatory, Family And Kids
Zion Observation Point - Review
One of the well-known trails in Zion National Park, Weeping Rock Trailhead, is the one leading to Observation Point. While the hike up to the point is a little taxing, the effort will totally be worth it. From the Observation Point, you can get an excellent view of the complete park. While you are on your way up, you will also be get the opportunity to admire the dark and mysterious Echo Canyon and its beautiful slickrock formations and stunning White Cliffs.
Zion Observation Point Ticket Prices
- You need to purchase a recreational use pass upon entering Zion National Park.
- Private Vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less): $30. Valid for 7 days.
- Motorcycle: $25. Valid for 7 days.
- Per Person: $15. Valid for 7 days.
- Youth 15 and under are admitted free.
How To reach Zion Observation Point by Public Transport
- On Foot
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Things to Know Before Visiting Zion Observation Point
95% of people who visit Zion National Park include Zion Observation Point in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
61.75% of people start their Zion Observation Point visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
6 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 6 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Zion Observation Point
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Zion Observation Point
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Zion Observation Point, Zion National Park Reviews
Great hike! East Mesa trail runs from the canyon floor to one of the highest points in Zio. The lower portion is a steep hike out of the canyon. Turn offs to Weeping Rock and Hidden Canyon. Echo Canyon is a cool short slot canyon then you are exposed all the way to the point (~2 miles) Some steep drop offs through switch backs up face to the rim. Rim path is fairly wide. Incredible view of the valley. Looks down on Angels Landing! We did it in about 5:30 in 103 degree temperature... almost turned around several times... but we made it! Went through about 5.5 liters of water b/w 3 of us.
Wonderful hike! Moderately difficult at about 8mi round trip and 2100ft elevation gain/loss. Took us about 5h, and it was perfect weather in mid-April - about 65 degrees F although slightly overcast. Less people than other trails. The trail was well marked and easily navigable. We also felt it varied in view/terrain along the way. The view at the end was completely worth it.
Great hike through varied terrain with beautiful sights (giant rock faces, slot canyon, long vistas). Hike is long and some parts are steep, but last mile is relatively flat and ends with a breathtaking view down the canyon. Definitely recommend.
The hike up is strenuous and tiring to say the least, make sure you take plenty of water and a snack for the top but OH MY are the views worth it. Literally INCREDIBLE! Even on the way up you are graced with amazing views of canyons and mountains. 1000% recommend to anyone. We are not used to hiking but if you are healthyish and able bodied take your time and you will make it. So worth the burning legs and lungs.
Amazing hike. Worth the climb and echo canyon along the way was awesome. My 9 yr old loved it.