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Observation Point Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 28' 9 m
Descent: -5' -2 m
High: 6,523' 1,988 m
Low: 6,495' 1,980 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A simple trail leading to simply incredible views.

Brian Smith

Features Birding · Views · Wildlife

Description

Observation Point Trail works its way out to the edge of the canyon rim and offers absolutely astounding panoramic views of the canyon. You'll have clear views of Angel's Landing to the southwest, while the Great White Throne will be in sight due south.

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  4.6 from 12 votes

#5

in East Zion

#577

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#5

in East Zion

#50

in Utah

#577

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View from Observation Point
Feb 18, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Observation Point final view.
Jun 12, 2016 near Springdale, UT
Observation Point
Jun 7, 2016 near Springdale, UT
On our way to Observation Point.
Sep 8, 2017 near Springdale, UT
The view from Observation Point
Sep 8, 2017 near Springdale, UT
Zion Canyon and Angel's Landing from Observation Point
Oct 22, 2017 near Springdale, UT

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