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Crazy busy so we took the trail less traveled

We drove through the park and it was jammed, no parking, just shuttles with crowds. It's certainly... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Roseburg, Oregon
Beautiful, Challenging Hike

My husband and I actually "ran" this trail (we definitely had to take some walk breaks). The... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
via mobile
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An 8-mile strenuous hike brings you to a vantage point high above Zion.
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Zion National Park, UT
Zion National Park, UT

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

We drove through the park and it was jammed, no parking, just shuttles with crowds. It's certainly best to find a hotel outside the park and plan on shuttling everywhere. The Park is magnificent and it deserves several days to see the many unique geological...More

Thank WillandKate_11
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I actually "ran" this trail (we definitely had to take some walk breaks). The scenery from start to finish was beautiful. It was challenging, but not a killer hike. Be prepared to climb quite a bit during the first half and then...More

Thank Ckroff
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We did the East Rim Trail backwards. We started in the National Park and hiked to the East Entrance! What an amazing hike. Unique views and absolute silence. I reccomend doing it early in the morning as the last part is quite sun exposed. :)

1  Thank curlyaffairs
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We only made it four miles before we hit mud that was, for me, unpassable - it actually sucked my shoe off! But the part we did was beautiful! Hope to go back some day and hike the whole thing.

Thank P B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Trail head is at the east entrance. Best way to get there is too hire a drop off service(we used Zion Outfitters $20 a person). Trail starts with gradual incline on a solid sand and rock based trail. Verticals climb is around 10000 feet with...More

Thank Biztravr
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I hiked the East Rim whilst doing the Observation Point hike. The part of the East Rim trail I was on was lovely with great view at the end on observation point. Mainly in the sun so be prepared.

Thank Milnthorp
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I am a local and I consider this to be the best trail in Zion National Park. There are some logistical factors to consider if you want to do the entire trail. Using two vehicles, one at trail's head and one at trail's end seems...More

1  Thank Jayne S
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

It is an amazing trail! You get some of the best views of the park. I had an absolutely amazing time and highly recommend this trail

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 12 November 2015

We explore the East Rim Trail (road to trail head is near East Entrance Station – north side of road). The short road ends at a small dirt parking lot. The East Rim Trail goes for more than 10 miles (to Weeping Rock). We hike...More

Thank Denice S
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I was pretty hesitant about doing this hike. It is long (11 miles) with lots of elevation gain (1,000) and loss (2,300). I read the reviews and got the facts. Ultimately, decided it would be stretching my limits but didn’t want to be left out...More

2  Thank tlarie
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