Zion National Park Sunrise Photo Spots

There are many spots in Zion to watch the sun rise. The best photography happens when rock glows with golden hour light.

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Zion National Park Shuttle is in operation in Spring, Summer and Fall.  You can still get nice morning or late afternoon photos at the locations in Zion Canyon. 

Towers of the Virgin at Sunrise

Photograph the Towers during the blue hour before capturing the sunrise here. Morning light on the canyon walls is amazing here.

Sunrise at Canyon Overlook Trail

The Canyon Overlook Trail is a short, easy hike to a stunning view of the main canyon, a beautiful spot for Sunrise Photos.

Mt. Carmel Road Switchbacks

The switchbacks up to the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel have several pullouts that provide great photo opportunities for sunrise.

Three Patriarchs Morning Photography

The Three Patriarchs area is a terrific location for morning photography.  There are quite a few ways to photograph this area.

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