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“Total Zion experience”

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Owner description: A popular drive within Zion National Park.
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Your experience at Zion is more than the up-valley ride on the bus and hikes along the way. As soon as you turn west off US 89, you start to get the flavor of the wilderness that you are heading into. You even get a glimpse of one of the desert varnish-stained walls inside the park. Soon after you pass the entrance gate you'll see Checkerboard mesa and gain some appreciation for what water and wind can do. Then the winding, winding road through red rocks, and through tunnels, and switch backs to the valley floor. Awe-inspiring every inch of the way. And you get to reverse it on the way out (if you are staying east of the park which I recommend). That way, staying East, you have the sun behind you as you drive in, so maximum impact on red rocks, and then the same going out, with the sun behind you this time.

Thank pmjc
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The problem for drivers here is to keep concentration on the road!!!! The drive is truly stunning, a magnificent vista of colours, cliffs, rocks, caves, sheer drops. I drove through it on three occasions in one week and was amazed by the beauty of the place more and more. Would like to walk it some day.

Thank tommywelltravelled
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This winding road has some amazing hikes and the tunnel is the best experience. There is almost enough pull-outs for rubber necking

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I have never experienced awe and wonder at a park before. This is the
Park that all other parks are judged

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

You might drive in and park near Canyon Junction to avoid the Visitor Center crowds. But the Scenic Drive should not be missed. The shuttle is free and runs every 5 minutes or so. Great spots for photos or hikes right off the drive.

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