The drive is 18 miles each way and takes about 3 hours to drive. You’ll gain over 1,200 feet, reaching 9,115 feet at Rainbow Point. Along the scenic drive, you’ll pass 15 scenic overlooks along Bryce Amphitheater.
Is the drive from Zion to Bryce scary?
Re: Any scary drives Zion and Bryce? Nope, just did it. No really scary parts.
What is there to see between Bryce and Zion?
Here are the best options within drivable distances from Zion National Park.
- Bryce Canyon National Park. There is no place quite like Bryce Canyon. …
- North Rim Grand Canyon. …
- Lake Powell. …
- Sand Hollow State Park. …
- Snow Canyon State Park. …
- Arches National Park. …
- Canyonlands National Park. …
- Capitol Reef National Park.
Can you do Bryce Canyon and Zion in one day?
To answer this question, YES! It is possible to visit both Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks in one day. These two National Parks are only 1.5 hours of driving time always from each other so with travel between parks it is possible and can be done fairly easily.
Can you drive your car through Bryce Canyon?
One of the best ways to see Bryce Canyon is to drive the Bryce Canyon scenic drive. Unlike some of the other national parks, like Zion where you have to take a shuttle bus in order to get to the viewpoints, you can drive to all of them yourself in Bryce Canyon.
Should I spend more time in Zion or Bryce?
Zion definitely needs more time than Bryce Canyon. It is a larger park with more ground to cover, but it’s also more heavily visited and harder to navigate than Bryce. Zion also has some longer day hikes that shouldn’t be missed, so you’ll want to budget in more time to knock those trails off your bucket list!
Which is better Zion or Arches?
I have been to both, and Zion twice. Personally, i would agree that Zion is the superior between the 2. Arches is cool to see, but it just doesn’t take your breath away like angels landing in Zion. Just the pure magnificence and purity of the valley is overwhelming.
Which is more crowded Bryce or Zion?
Bryce Canyon National Park, about 80 miles northeast of Zion, is a smaller and less crowded alternative, although its visitor numbers also have increased markedly in recent years.
Which is better Zion or Grand Canyon?
Zion is beautiful, with great hikes and views. However, imho if a choice has to be made, go with Grand Canyon even if you have to visit it from outside the park. It is jaw-dropping awesome. You can’t get a true sense of it until you’re actually there.