9 Hidden Gems of Zion National Park You Can't Miss 


Zion National Park is one of the most popular and beautiful parks in the US, but it also has many secrets waiting to be explored. 

A technical canyoneering adventure that takes you through narrow slots, waterfalls, and pools. A permit is required. 

Mystery Canyon 


A less technical but still thrilling slot canyon with short rappels, swimming, and wading. A backcountry permit is required. 

Echo Canyon 


The highest viewpoint in Zion, offering a stunning panorama of the main canyon. You can hike from the bottom or the top. 

Observation Point 


A less visited but equally scenic section of Zion, with towering red cliffs, arches, and trails. A scenic drive is a must. 

Kolob Canyons 


A winding road that takes you through different elevations and landscapes, from pine forests to lava fields. Lava Point is a highlight. 

Kolob Terrace Road 


A unique and challenging hike that follows a creek through a tubular slot canyon. A permit and good skills are required. 



A moderate hike that leads to a secluded canyon with hanging gardens, arches, and pools. A great place to escape the crowds. 

Hidden Canyon  


A short and easy hike that ends with a spectacular view of the Zion Canyon and the Pine Creek slot canyon below. 

Canyon Overlook Trail 


A series of pools and waterfalls that create a lush oasis in the desert. You can choose from three different trails. 

Emerald Pools 


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