Top wow spots of Zion Experience the majestic beauty of Zion National Park and explore its countless hidden canyons and passages Virgin River Take in breathtaking views of Zion’s red rocks, glowing green trees, and the powerful Virgin River. Pinterest Upper Emerald Falls Upper Emerald Falls is a white plume against Zion’s red rock. Zion Narrows Smart travelers know that the most exciting way to explore Zion is by hiking through the park’s canyons. See Zion hikes Utah desert skies Enjoy the late-afternoon sun polishing the Utah desert. Trail to Angels Landing End of the Angels Landing Trail Hikers tackle the last, steep, steered-by-chain stretch of the Angels Landing Trail. Zion Canyon Heavenly reward: Make the 1,700-foot, 2.5-mile hike to Angel’s Landing, and you get this view of Zion Canyon and the silver meanders of the Virgin River. Classic Zion view Classic Zion view of blue skies and red rocks. Roadside rock sculptures Be sure to notice the natural beauty on your way to the park. Waterfall A waterfall plunges hundreds of feet down sheer sandstone walls in the upper reaches of Zion Canyon.