Keyhole Canyon (Zion National Park)

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Keyhole Canyon (Zion National Park) Canyoneering Canyoning Caving
 For other features with similar names, see Keyhole Canyon (disambiguation)
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Difficulty:3B I (v3a2 I)
Raps:‌3, max ↨30ft
Overall:1-2h ⟷0.7mi
Approach: ↑200ft
Descent: ⟷0.3mi ↓190ft
Red Tape:Permit required
Condition Reports:
14 May 2023

"Great day through the canyon. Few swimming parts for 6 ft tall ppl. Currently a pretty fresh dead deer in the first few pools (we think less than a

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Best season:
Late Spring; Summer; Fall


Easy technical canyon perfect for beginners and kids. Usually done in combination of Pine Creek, requires a separate permit.



May be done with 2 or 3 rappels.

R1: 25' from two bolts LDC.

R2: 25' into a pool of water. From here, you can continue 10' to the next drop and rappel an additional 30', or you can pull your rope and rerig.

R3: (Optional) 30' from single bolt RDC


Red tape

Entry to this area may be restricted; check for information regarding permits before attempting this trip

Beta sites

Trip reports and media

6/25/13: Speed Descent: 13mins, 27 seconds. (Car-to-car) setting/cleaning own ropes.



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