Scout Lookout via West Rim Trail

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Scout Lookout via West Rim Trail

Explore this 5.8-kilometer out-and-back near Springdale, Utah. It is generally regarded as a difficult route, and it takes an average of 2 hours and 13 minutes to finish. Because this is a popular hiking region, you will most likely come across other people while exploring. This trail is best visited between May and October. Dogs are not permitted on this trail, so leave them at home.

The road to this route closed on a regular basis to limit the amount of tourists.

This is a well-known paved trail that goes to Scout Lookout. Don't be fooled by the concrete; this track may be very steep and challenging in places. The trail is also rather exposed, so going in the morning or late afternoon is best you should get some shade.

After crossing the Virgin River on a bridge, the trail turns right and follows the river for a short while. You'll then begin rising on a paved path. The canyon vistas begin to get breathtaking. Along the journey, there are some fantastic photo chances. Then you'll come to some really tight, steep switchbacks. West Rim Trail

Scout Lookout will be reached after the switchbacks. Many daring individuals venture past Scout Lookout to adjacent Angels Landing.