• Angel's Landing - Hurricane, Utah

      Zion Canyon from Angel's Landing
      Photo by National Park Service
      The spectacular views of Zion Canyon make Angel's Landing one of Zion National Park's top attractions but it takes some effort to get there. A 5-mile, 4-hour round trip, the trail climbs steadily through attractive woodland before hitting Walters Wiggles, a series of 21 sharp switchbacks. Shortly after this you're onto Angels Landing Trail, a narrow sandstone ridge with sheer drops on each side. The end of the trail stands 1500 ft above the valley floor and offers stunning 360-degree views.

      If you go:
      Sections of chain provide a degree of security on the most exposed sections of the trial but this is definitely not a walk for small children or anyone with the remotest fear of heights!


      Floor of the Valley Road
      Trailhead is at The Grotto shuttle exit,
      Hurricane, Utah 84737 USA

      Mailing address:
      Zion National Park
      Springdale, UT 84767 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Park headquarters
      +1 (435) 772-3256

      Backcountry information
      +1 (435) 772-0170