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Zion's Main Canyon

Superintendent, Zion National Park, Springdale, Zion National Park, UT 84767
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The most popular route through Zion, which includes the famous top-to-bottom Narrows Hike, Weeping Rock, Emerald Pools, and Hidden Canyon.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
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Superintendent, Zion National Park, Springdale, Zion National Park, UT 84767
+1 435-772-3256
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The main canyon area in Zion is situated between Canyon Junction and the Temple of Sinawava. Here the Virgin Rivers runs deep between the towering canyon walls, creating a remarkable area to explore by way of the Scenic Drive and numerous trails. There are fantastic...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nothing can describe the beauty of this national park! We were there on a rainy day . We returned the next day for a sunny day,both had their charms. The waterfalls we're beautiful on the rainy day and the park takes on a different kind...More

Thank RhondaQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just toured Bryce, Zion, and N and S rims of the Grand Canyon. I found Zion to be the park that I latched onto. You cannot drive through Zion. Park at the entrance and a shuttle bus takes you to several interesting stops. The...More

Thank vickietoria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Main Canyon is the main reason people flock to Zion. Views are awe-inspiring, and you can take the free shuttle along the 6-mile length to the Temple of Sinawava. The stops along the way have viewing stations, and there are hiking trails and paved...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The part provides a shuttle bus through the canyon. There are nine stops along the route which you can take in either direction. Each stop has its own incredible features. It was a little crowded getting on the original bus at the visitor center, but...More

Thank BidwellRunner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you pick up the bus at the Visitor Center or in Springdale it takes you into the main canyon. The bus stops at all the trail heads and at the Zion Lodge. The views are amazing and the trails vary from easy to very...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike was our last one in Zion after driving the highway into the mountain. There's a little parking lot right after the tunnel with pit toilets. The hike can be slippery in rain (as its mostly on rocks) but the view at the end...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zion Canyon was without a doubt one of the most visually breathtaking and geographically impressive areas we have ever visited. It made the long drive over from Los Angeles completely worthwhile, and we would certainly come back again.

1  Thank TheMcQuittyFamily
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Just tooooo many people.... We felt as though we were visiting with hundreds of our non friends... Other parks were more spectacular.

Thank covenelson
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Te park shuttles will take you everywhere. The visitors center and the human history museum with a short film are a must-see.

2  Thank 108Linda
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Gloria W
How crowded is Zion and Bryce at the end of April generally? Is that a good time of year to drive your own vehicle through the park? Can you tell me about how much time to allow if we would wand to do the riverwalk to the narrows and hike the narrows a bit (not sure how difficult that is) We are active 60 yr.olds but I have some breathing issues that may limit me. We would also like to see the Emerald pools, weeping rock and the Kayenta falls. I'm not sure if all these points can be seen from view points by car or bus and how many involve hiking. Trying to judge time needed to see these items. Would also like to know how difficult the Angels landing hike is and roughly the amount of time needed. thank you
22 February 2017|
Response from Zamigaos | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure how busy the park will be in April, as we were there in the fall after school had started. I would think in April, the weekdays would be less busy than the weekends. According to the website, the shuttles in... More
Judy W
How long does it take to drive from Las Vegas to Zion? We would have to drive back the same day so would it be worth it for one day? Thank you!
30 December 2016|
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Response from vams44 | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Vegas to Bryce and Zion and back to Vegas in one day. We left at 6 am and got back around midnight. Both parks are BEAUTIFUL!!!!
How many days does one need to see Zion Park?
20 August 2016|
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Response from Cheri C | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you want. If you are a casual observer..one day. If you are a hiker and want to see the vast array of nature..at least a week.