If you’re spending time in Zion National Park and want to get one of the best views in the park, Observation Point should be on your list! It is one of the highest points in the main canyon and offers a 360-degree view of its surroundings. The hike is challenging, has interest points along the way such as weeping rock and echo canyon, and the reward at the top is a view that’ll make you want to stay there… FOREVER! Check out the video of our adventure at Observation Point here!
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Observation Point – Adventure Statistics
Time Required: 4-6 Hours
Trailhead: Weeping Rock Trailhead
Distance: 13km (8 miles) round trip
Highest Elevation: 1980m (6500ft)
Elevation Gain: 1463m (4800ft)
Difficulty: 7/10 – Long hike with consistent elevation gain
Season: Year-round. Spring and fall are most pleasant. Summer can be very hot and winter can be icy and dangerous.
Additional Requirements: N/A