Watchman Trail Zion National Park hike
The closest trail to the south entrance of Zion Nation Park, and one of the best introductions to Zion, is Watchman Trail. This 3.5-mile lollipop loop climbs 500 feet to a rocky bench on the east side of Zion Canyon. The destination serves up stunning views of a nearby tower named The Watchman and several standout rock formations on the walls of Zion Canyon.From the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 21, 2014
Canyon Overlook Trail Zion National Park hike
Rarely is a mile-long hike as action packed and rewarding as Canyon Overlook Trail. The overlook sits on the rim of Pine Creek Canyon, which adjoins Zion Canyon to provide massive views of thousand-foot tall sandstone bluffs. There are ravines and overhangs along the short trail that will keep you entertained along the way. This excellent hike is appealing to all,... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 6, 2013
Riverside Walk Zion National Park trail river narrows hike
Riverside Walk accesses the notorious narrows north of Zion Canyon, making it one of the most popular trails in Zion National Park. To the end of the trail (at the start of the narrows) and back is a 2.8-mile hike over a level walkway bordering the Virgin River. Those looking to escape the Utah summer heat can leave the trail at any of several river access points to take... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 6, 2013
Court of the Patriarchs short hike Zion National Park Utah Trail viewpoint
The Court of the Patriarchs is considered the shortest trail in Zion National Park, and in truth it barely qualifies as a hike. You will probably walk further to get from your car to the shuttle at the park visitor center than you will to get to the end of this trail.From the Court of the Patriarchs shuttle stop, head east up the paved trail to the viewpoint. The... Read more.
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Distance: 0.1 miles – Elevation change: 40 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: November 22, 2013
Emerald Pools Zion National Park hike Zion Canyon
The Emerald Pools are located on the west side of Zion Canyon near Zion Lodge. A stream of water descends from the canyon rim down to the Virgin River, passing through three tiers of pools. The popular pools enchant visitors with their falling water and hanging gardens. Lower Emerald Pool is the easiest to reach, but it is possible to see all three levels of pools by... Read more.
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Distance: 2.6 miles – Elevation change: 350 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 21, 2014
Angels Landing Zion hike Zion National Park Trail
Angel's Landing is the most renowned day hike in Zion National Park, and possibly all of Utah. While only 5.2-mile round trip with 1,500 feet of elevation gain, this trek has all the magnitude of a "bucket list" caliber hike akin to Half Dome in Yosemite. Segments of the perilous trail to Angel's Landing are just a few feet wide with thousand foot drop-offs on both sides.... Read more.
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Distance: 5.2 miles – Elevation change: 1500 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 6, 2013

Weeping Rock
in Zion National Park

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Weeping Rock Trail Zion National Park hike Utah
Why is the rock crying? This natural wonder is the result of water that passes from the surface down through the sandstone over the course of thousands of years to this exit in the rock face. Your journey will be much shorter, as Weeping Rock can be visited via a paved 0.4 mile round trip trail. This is one of the shortest hikes in Zion and is a quick trek from the... Read more.
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Distance: 0.4 miles – Elevation change: 100 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 6, 2013
Hidden Canyon Zion National Park Utah hike Zion Canyon Weeping Rock Cliff hike
Hidden Canyon is perched above the east rim of Zion Canyon, offering an exciting hike with rewarding scenery. The more famous Angel's Landing Trail is not the only trek in Zion with dangerous drop-offs that require chain railings for safe passage, because this 4.5-mile trek takes hikers across dramatic cliffs to reach a hanging canyon housing a small natural arch.The... Read more.
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Distance: 4.5 miles – Elevation change: 850 feet
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 21, 2014

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