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Angels Landing

Zion National Park


Angel’s Landing is the most popular, well-known hike in Zion National Park leading to one of the most iconic views in all the National Park system. The Angel’s Landing trail is a steep 5 miles with about 1,500ft of elevation gain.

Distance: 5 miles (1500ft Elevation Gain)
Time: Typically 3-4 hours

This hike is not for acraphobics or the faint of heart as one section of the trail involves holding onto a chain bolted onto a cliffside with sheer dropoffs.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to hit the trail is early in the morning before the crowds flood this famous hike. If you’re willing to brave the crowds, sunset from the top is stunning.

Things to Note

This hike is considered as one of the most dangerous in America. Sections of this hike follow a cliffs edge with sheer drop offs. This hike should not be tried by small children or those with a fear of heights.

Angels Landing | Zion National Park, Utah

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Will Pattiz

Co-founder of More Than Just Parks. Husband. Conservationist. Currently living in NYC.

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