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Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway

Zion National Park, UT
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This scenic highway offers interesting curves and tunnels.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Best HWY in the US. I love driving through the tunnels to get through to the back side of the Zion entrance. It beautiful and stunning. You'll want to have your camera out the entire trip!

Thank brittaru
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Traveling from Bryce in to Zion. Great drive! Zion and drive in is just majestic. Only reason i didn't rate it a five is it can be a little crowded, but worth it.

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 5 days ago

This drive is gorgeous! You may see big horn sheep in this area of the park. The switch-back area of the drive is amazing....the only stretch of National Park road that is more impressive is Going-to-the-sun road in Glacier...in my opinion :)

Thank Tricia A
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're coming from Bryce Canyon, this is the route to take for beautiful scenery. The mile long tunnel is fun but if you have a camper you may need to wait for a special escort through it. We were in a large van and...More

Thank Ginger H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This drive was amazing. The scenery on one side of the tunnel is completely different from the other. I wish we had more time to explore the hiking trails in this area of the park

Thank azsuma
Reviewed 1 week ago

This highway is a great way to come into the park from the eastern side. This well traveled highway give you incredible views of the canyons, but ask the driver to keep their eyes on the winding roads.

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most amamzing drives of my life. We were driving from Bryce canyon to Springfield and after entering the Zion national park the scenic mountains just took our breath away.At every turn you feel like pulling over and taking photographs. The tunnel is...More

1  Thank M-Dasgupta
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here from a business trip to Las Vegas, so was great to be in nature and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Very nice drive, but can be crowded -- highly recommended!

Thank ChrBrd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway transects Zion National Park from the south to the eastern entrance and is a remarkable stretch of road to travel during your time in the park. Traveling east, past Canyon Junction, you quickly begin a series of switchbacks that ascend the...More

3  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top 10 roads you can drive in the USA. In the running for the most dramatic. For 20 miles is just takes you breath away.

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1 May 2017|
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
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
17 March 2017|
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