Description: East Rim is a Day Hike that take you from the East Entrance Trailhead until it intersects the Observation Point Trail.
Distance: 7.8 Miles
Highest Elevation: 6,370 Feet Above Sea Level
Jurisdiction: Zion National Park
The East Rim Trail Trailhead is located about 150 yards inside the East Entrance of Zion National Park just a short distance from Highway 9.
The hike may be accomplished either in a single day or as an overnight trip if you sleep at either the top of the plateau or at the higher parts of Echo Canyon. Keep in mind that this trail ends at a junction with another trail called Observation Point. From this junction, you must descend an addition 3.6 miles before reaching the Zion Canyon Road near Weeping Rock.