We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,904)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scenic drive”(319 reviews)
“zion canyon”(121 reviews)
“take pictures”(77 reviews)
A popular drive within Zion National Park.
Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256
Ways to Experience Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
from US$208.99
More Info
from US$227.99
More Info
Reviews (2,424)
Filter reviews
1,891 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews scenic drive zion canyon take pictures every turn shuttle bus pull over rock formations mountain goats east entrance hiking trails long tunnel big horn sheep breathtaking views every corner las vegas off season natural beauty
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,891 reviews
Reviewed today

Highway 9 is the major road providing access to Zion National Park. From the west, you access the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive or Byway at the intersection of Highway 9 and I-15, about nine miles east of St. George, Utah. It winds past the park's...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Up, around and through the canyon! The views are stunning and the road is winding. The tunnel is a mile long and has restrictions on length and height. During the daytime hours it's one lane through the tunnel for large RVs.

Thank Dana S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Writing a review on Zion National Park is like a broken record.....Beauty, WOW moments, amazement and a hundred more adjectives......just make every stop and soak in what you see.

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 6 days ago

This few miles of driving has some of the best views and amazing scenery in the western USA. The Zion-Mt. Carmel tunnel is extra special if you are the last car going through as they switch the one way travel. If you are last, you...More

Thank Huntani1
Reviewed 6 days ago

make sure you are good driver, and take your time specially during the rain. Lots of stops on the way to pull over and take pictures.

Thank Ava B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

At my age I thought I was past being awe struck by anything. The scenic drive should be on everyone's bucket list. Beauty at every twist and turn!

Thank Cindy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

After waiting for 2 hours to enter the park due to a rock fall this drive was the most exciting of the whole road trip including the Tioga Pass! How an Earth they built this road is a mystery, the twists and turns and the...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The is a beautiful drive as you approach and enter Zion NP. The driver needs to concentrate on the road however. There will be delays in getting down. Be patient.

Thank Gafilpoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent Christmas 2017 at the Zion Canyon Lodge and made several amazing scenic drives and hikes up and down the valley as well as to Bryce Canyon National Park. The place is phenomenal! In winter you can drive Zion Valley while in summer you...More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful scenic drive. Best viewed at sunrise or sunset! Curvy roads and traffic can be heavy. Be patient and pull over for photos!

Thank benhunt78
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Zion Lodge
2,236 reviews
1.83 km away
Cable Mountain Lodge
1,291 reviews
5.09 km away
Cliffrose Lodge & Gardens
2,026 reviews
5.26 km away
Flanigan's Inn
784 reviews
5.59 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 nearby restaurants
Zion Lodge Dining Room
837 reviews
4.79 km away
Red Rock Grill
612 reviews
1.95 km away
Springdale Candy Company
397 reviews
6.35 km away
Castle Dome Cafe
70 reviews
3.56 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 49 nearby attractions
Observation Point
690 reviews
5.08 km away
Zion National Park
286 reviews
1.95 km away
Angel's Landing
2,582 reviews
4.29 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
September 15, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Dan G | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 20 miles return from Springdale to the Temple.
Rebecca J
August 24, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from CATTSAR | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can drive through but weather maybe a factor. The turn off to Zion is north of St. George (UT 9). Continue to US 89 north to UT 12 east, north of Hatch follow to Bryce. There is a considerable elevation gain and... More
David K
August 19, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from CATTSAR | Reviewed this property |
I did not. However I was there during a particularly warm spell last February. I believe the shuttles run from April on through the summer and the information you have is correct. This is to cut down on tie ups and... More