Canyon Overlook

Springdale, Utah 84767

Canyon Overlook

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"A short out-and-back day hike to an overlook of lower Zion Canyon."

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50 Best Short Hikes: Utah's National Parks (Wilderness Press)
Greg Witt
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"The Canyon Overlook Trail packs a lot of adventure into 1 mile and culminates in a dramatic overlook, with Pine Creek Canyon in the foreground and Zion Canyon beyond. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the early 1930s, the path reflects the trail-building craftsmanship found in other national parks of the same era, such as Grand Canyon and Yosemite. You’ll find some steep drop-offs along the route, but the terrain and short distance make it great for hikers of varied abilities, though you’ll want to keep young children close at hand." Read more
100 Classic Hikes Utah (The Mountaineers Books)
Julie K. Trevelyan
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"Visitors coming into Zion from the east entrance often stop at Canyon Overlook for their first glimpse of the famed canyon, and this view does not disappoint. Accessible to many, this brief hike becomes an extraordinary experience when you reach the viewpoint and are presented with the jaw-dropping grandeur of Zion Canyon." Read more

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Trail Information

Springdale
Nearby City
1
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
About 0.5 hour
Duration
Mar–Nov
Season
Zion National Park
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Dec 2018