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Zion National Park in Utah is a popular destination in the Southwestern United states with beautiful views. It was the first national park in Utah and the best way to experience it is hiking among the high cliffs and through the narrow canyons. It is home to some very unique hikes, such as the Narrows where you walk for miles up a river with sheer canyon walls on either side of you, or hike the Angels Landing Trail with 21 switchbacks to the top for a great lookout. This geologically unique area has colorful sandstone canyons, high plateaus, and rock towers. Natural arches and exposed formations of the Colorado Plateau make up a large wilderness of diverse ecosystems. Route 9, which traverses the park from east to west, is open year-round to private vehicles. Be prepared for hazardous driving conditions during and immediately following storms. Icy spots remain through the winter.

Fait 15kms aller retour. Ça use pas mal de marcher dans une rivière!
Pantalon étanche vivement recommandé

Went 12/30/2016 when there was snow covering the trail. Crampons were a requirement to keep from sliding down the iced switchbacks. Trekking poles were a nice addition. With the right equipment and good weather it was easily manageable. The view of the park valley from the top is well worth the trek and deserving of its name. One of my favorite hikes. The way up is entirely incline, switchbacks, and some spots with narrow trail and cliff on your side where there is a chain mounted in the rock wall for you to hold on to. Doing it in the snow made the trail seem narrower than it probably is due to how the snow built up. It made it seem like a winter wonderland and stunning how the snow contrasted with the yellows and reds of the rocks. DEFINITELY recommend this trail!

This hike is magical, amazing, gorgeous...whatever hyperbole people use to describe this - it's actually very fitting. This is worthy of anyone's bucket list. We went in on a beautiful summer day in June - just a little ways into Mystery Canyon and then back. Every corner you round is another breathtaking view, that transports you back in time.

I'd recommend renting the neoprene shoes/socks/walking stick combo from Zion Outfitters right outside the park. It's easy to roll an ankle if you're careless with all the rocks in the river, plus they'll keep your feet a bit warmer. Take your time and enjoy the view!

The only downside (if you can really nitpick), is it's extremely crowded and the shuttle line was like an hour. Try to get on the first one of the day if you can!

You won't regret choosing this hike! I want to go back someday and do the Top-Down and camp - EPIC!

Not a bad hike for my 4 yr old. Lots to see and not too hard. Enjoyed it!

hiking
12 hours ago

Absolutely wild view from the top. First 3 miles are pretty much all switchbacks that knock out the elevation gain. Last mile is like an ol walk in the park. Descent is cake.

hiking
18 hours ago

great trail to walk your dog.

hiking
22 hours ago

1 day ago

Pour occuper une paire d’heures... intérêt moyen

1 day ago

this hike is amazing.make sure that the sun is setting at yourtur. around point and you'll be blown away.

the pictures the other couple posted are NOT of South fork. they posted in the wrong trail profile. the ones I posted are of South fork

walking
1 day ago

short, easy, nice views. not a hike, definitely a walk. the only place you can take your dog in the park.

Awesome

on The Watchman Trail

hiking
1 day ago

backpacking
1 day ago

AMAZING!!!

So so so crowded. Did it as an add on after angels landing and still totally not worth the time. Pools are puddles.

Only redeeming quality was the hike from the grotto stop to the middle pool is low traffic and shaded and beautiful. The crowds came from the lower pool and the path from the middle to upper pool was one way only. Lots of jams.