Best Photo Spots For Sunrise at Zion National Park

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Use this list of sunrise tips and photo spots along with our Zion National Park travel guide to plan your vacation itinerary.

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Things To Know Before Visiting Zion

Before visiting Zion National Park you’ll need to know if the shuttle running when you’ll be there.

If your Zion vacation is in the spring, summer or fall when the Zion National Park shuttle is running, don’t worry.

We like to photograph the blue hour light before sunrise, then capture the golden hour light as it shines on the towers.

Towers of the Virgin at Sunrise

It’s a short, easy Zion National Park hike with a stunning view of the main canyon with first light hitting the East Temple just above!

Sunrise at Canyon Overlook Trail

Mt. Carmel Road Switchbacks  in the Early Morning

For sunrise and morning photography, drive from Zion Canyon and climb the switchbacks toward the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel.

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