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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.

One of the best hikes I have ever done in my life. Words can't describe how cool it is being in the actual narrows and looking at the huge cliffs surrounding either side of you. Hiking is by permit only and you will definitely be checked throughout the hike. Rangers hike it every day.

Tiny walk. Definitely a decent one if you want to get more of a feel for Zions quickly.

Short, easy trail, but I would suggest to do it a little earlier in the day to avoid all the people. This trail can get really crowded on a busy day.

Best thing ever on a 105 degree day!

hiking
21 hours ago

The views are amazing from the end!

Loved this hike!! The only problem was that there were soooooo many people. It was 105 outside, but we started the hike around 11am so we hit the hottest part of the day while walking through cool water and a shadowy canyon, definitely a great choice! We rented walking sticks from the Zion Outfitters for $7 and it was the best decision we could have made. We all wore our hiking boots with wool or neoprene socks. One of the guys chafed a bit because of the lining in his running shorts, so be sure to pick the appropriate clothing. Overall one of the best hikes I've ever done!

Good little hike if you don't have the permit to do the whole thing. Gives you a tiny taste of what it's like to hike the whole thing top to bottom.

By far the best hike I have ever done in my life. Lots of different things to see. It is a fairly challenging hike so don't expect anything super easy. If you bring a swimming suit you can slide off the rocks into the water pots. Super fun, just be prepared!

Great hike to do even in the blazing heat of southern Utah. Definitely suggest hiking!

Beautiful, worth it!