Zion National Park Angels Landing Summit Adventure

Ascend the iconic Angels Landing for an unforgettable journey through Zion's majestic landscapes, culminating in unparalleled panoramic views.

Last updated: May 2024

    Permit required; check National Park Service for fees.


    More than 500 Miles from you


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  1. Secure a permit through the National Park Service's online lottery.
  2. Start at the Grotto Trailhead, crossing the Virgin River.
  3. Tackle Walter's Wiggles switchbacks to reach Scout Lookout.
  4. Use chain railings to assist with the final ascent to Angels Landing summit.
  5. Enjoy the panoramic views before descending the same route.



Zion National Park, Angels, Cathedral Mountain, Landing Trail, Hurricane, UT 84737

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Packing List

  • Sturdy hiking boots or shoes
  • Water and electrolyte drinks (80-100 ozs recommended)
  • Sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen)
  • Snacks for energy
  • Hiking poles (collapsible recommended for the final summit push)