Scout Lookout via West Rim Trail

based on 179 tracks & routes #19 hike out of 115 in
6.3 mi
2 hrs 35 min
1,060 ft
Elev Gain


If you're interested in getting close to Angels Landing without doing the scary part, this moderate out-and-back is for you.

This trail ascends the famous switchbacks Walter's Wiggles and ends at Scout Lookout.

Getting Started

Pay for your pass ( at the park entrance just north of Springdale, Utah, then park at the visitor center and catch one of the frequent shuttles ( Get off at The Grotto and cross the road for the trailhead.

There's no special permit required for this hike, but the trail gets crowded fast; catch an early bus if you can.

Public Tracks