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Zion's Main Canyon

Superintendent, Zion National Park, Springdale, Zion National Park, UT 84767
+1 435-772-3256
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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%
  • Poor1%
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Superintendent, Zion National Park, Springdale, Zion National Park, UT 84767
+1 435-772-3256
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Reviewed yesterday

Zion will always get 5 stars for the best scenery & most magnificent hikes for all abilities where most of the excitement is located within the 'main canyon'. But its summer popularity has some downsides including traffic backups entering the park, main [ark parking (by...More

1  Thank EMK260
Reviewed yesterday

What a magical place. Zion is a wonderland of cliffs, magnanimous rock walls and a wonderful gurgling river running through it all. There are paved walking paths so that all can enjoy time by the river and take in the sights. There are more challenging...More

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unless you are staying at the Main Lodge, there are no cars allowed in the main canyon. A free shuttle bus leaves from the visitor center and makes nine scheduled stops along the six mile road. There are great views and hikes along the way.

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the shuttle to stop at key areas to take short hikes. I also stopped at Zion lodge dining room for lunch. I enjoyed every aspect of the beautiful land.

3  Thank BeRealMar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited all of the national parks during our vacation in Utah. This was our least favorite because of the crowds. We referred to it as the Disney World of national parks. There are lines everywhere for everything. We arrived mid morning...More

1  Thank pc2425
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent trip. Beautiful scenery. Would recommend everyone do the Narrows trail. Try and catch the shuttle early am or late afternoon.

Thank Stljoe5
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

1  Thank vickietoria
Reviewed 15 June 2017

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

1  Thank Paul S
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Gloria W
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
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!!!!
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.