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This scenic highway offers interesting curves and tunnels.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful drive” (43 reviews)
“east entrance” (33 reviews)
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Zion National Park, UT
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Reviewed 3 days ago

You can drive your car along this spectacular scenic road. At Canyon Junction you can stop and see the Virgin River. Stop at Canyon Overlook and take the trail to see spectacular views. Just after you drive through a mountain tunnel. Stop every chance you...More

Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a bit crowded, but there is a reason! The hikes are great and there are hikes for all, from easy to very hard. The scenery is out of this world! There is plenty of wildlife as well.

Thank Gatorjoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zion-Mt. Carmen Scenic Hwy has to be one of the most scenic drives in the US. Great views, several tunnels thru the mountains, numerous sharp curves and switchbacks on a newly paved road to navigate but certainly well worth the experience. Just don't go...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We exited Zion via this route on our way to Bryce. Wow! We came from the canyon floor, going up in elevation through steep roads and hairpin turns. We stopped at a few points along the road to look out at the unbelievable views. At...More

Thank graymar6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to pass this way to get from Bryce to Zion and we are glad we did - it was a beautiful ride complete with an awesome tunnel, super great views and a well paved road with many hairpin curves and switchbacks. Breathtaking!

Thank VTwelltravelled
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you leave Zion National Park & go east you will encounter the best scenery & the hardest driving first. There are several sharp turns in the road that are best driven in your lower gears. There are also some tunnels to go thru. One...More

Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A scenic drive with stops to view or wander. Tunnels to drive through. Saw mountain rock climbers. Scary at some points but nice views but not really spectacular. Windy and twisty.

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 14 October 2017

When you visit Zion, you must take this drive to complete your visit. It is considered to be one of the most scenic highways in the country. As beautiful as Zion is, this drive still was the highlight of our trip. From the east you...More

1  Thank spitzy135
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This was our second trip to Zion NP. On our first we didn't do this drive. I highly recommend completing this drive if you are coming to Zion NP! It is beautiful and definitely worth it. We took this drive on our way to Bryce...More

1  Thank Amy K
Reviewed 5 October 2017

What a great drive but sadly I was the driver so I know I missed a lot along the way. My wife was great about pointing out views but you are very limited because the road requires nearly all your attention. Unfortunately because of some...More

Thank Rudolph J M
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andersonkl2
1 May 2017|
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Response from rhopper276 | Reviewed this property |
Many RV's for sure. There is a tunnel so you might want to check height restrictions. I don't recall the max. Visitors center has lots of parking but even on a week day in late Oct it was almost full. I can't imagine what it... More
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Ginger H
22 April 2017|
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Response from ANNIEPG | Reviewed this property |
These are 2 different routes. Park at the visitors center to take the shuttle on THAT route through the park. The visitors center lot fills up very early in the morning and alternative parking is along the streets in the... More
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JustSusan57
17 March 2017|
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Response from jepartri | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely!! It is accessible year round!! We have a vacation home on east entrance of Zion Nat'l Park and go there in winter
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