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Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway

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Address: Zion National Park, UT

This scenic highway offers interesting curves and tunnels.

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Zion sure lived up to it's name! Amazing drive in. Great adventures there! Plan ahead with water bottles and food. Travel light with good shoes!

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Ottawa, Canada

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Ottawa, Canada
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84 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Zion sure lived up to it's name! Amazing drive in. Great adventures there! Plan ahead with water bottles and food. Travel light with good shoes!

Thank azahunting
Wallingford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, is one of the most scenic drives that one can take through a National Park. When visiting Zion, be sure to include a drive on this Highway for spectacular views and scenery.

Thank maloney1969
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Mt. Carmel Highway was a fun and very scenic drive. We left Zion on this route on the way to the Grand Canyon and, even pulling a trailer, we enjoyed the drive.

Thank BigAlks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Now if your afraid of heights ,I would say, stay away. If your going through Zion and you want to return to rt 89 and anyone in your car is afraid of heights I would suggest going by way of rt 59 to rt89. When you get to the tunnel and you have a trailer you will have to wait.... More 

Thank jpb56
Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of many of Zion's spectacular rock formations; and the road itself is an engineering miracle to be appreciated, not least for the tunnel.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As many other have already written, this drive offer beautiful scenery and includes an impressive tunnel. Traffic can get a little backed up at the tunnel, however, so some patience might be needed. We took this road on the way from Zion to Bryce, and also made the return journey. We enjoyed it each time.

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Provo, Utah, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try to see Zion on this side of the tunnel. It's way less crowded, there are easy places to pull off and you'll see Bighorn Sheep.

Thank Kaye N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most amazing things I've seen in my lifetime. Driving through a tunnel through a mountain and driving on a switchback on side of the mountain...A must see...

Thank Brandon S
Worcester, Ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting Zion Canyon we took this road to leave the park and head to Bryce Canyon. After going through the 1st tunnel, we stopped to walk the trail to the overlook like many other people do. Walking towards the trailhead was a group of 7 Bighorn Sheep, including one baby, that were on a rocky hill overlooking the road.... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a beautiful drive with tunnels and beautiful views!!! There are spots to park the car and enjoy the breathtaking scenery!! A must do.

Thank nikunj t

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