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Address: , Zion National Park, UT
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Activities: Hiking, Rock climbing
Description: Canyon in Zion reachable via The Narrows hiking trail.

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Beautiful adventure - Top Down Hike

We hiked Orderville canyon from the top down. Most economical way is to drop a car at the narrows parking lot, or if the shuttles are running, then at the Zions Canyon visitors... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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St. George, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a fun, pretty easy canyon for beginning canyoneers. There are about 3 repels, only about 20-30 ft each. The top down hike can easily be done in a day and is pretty easy going.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We did this a a side hike from the Narrows. We found it to be majestic, mysterious, not crowded, but were disgusted to find many large piles of fresh human feces and toilet paper where hikers sought out the seclusion of this side canyon to deposit their excrement instead of planning ahead and bringing provisions to pack it out (RestStop2... More 

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St George, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We hiked Orderville canyon from the top down. Most economical way is to drop a car at the narrows parking lot, or if the shuttles are running, then at the Zions Canyon visitors center. There are good directions online so won't go into the details. If you can get someone to drop you off at the trailhead that's even better.... More 

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Albany, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It's my understanding that you can get to Orderville Canyon by hiking up The Narrows in Zion National Park. We hiked in some other way with a guide. The views are stunning. Don't visit Zion without seeing a real slot canyon. It's worth the effort. And bring a waterproof camera. You'll want to photograph your accomplishment!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Orderville Canyon hike is the best kept secret in Zion National Park. The Virgin Narrows hike is long and tedious. The Subway is a great hike but overly popular and difficult to get reserved. Orderville on the other hand has great slot canyon aspects as well as the Virgin River section added at the end. A wonderful hike for... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Orderville Canyon is puts the adventure into The Narrows. Our group of 6 adults and 7 teens climbed over 3 waterfalls, waded through water a bit higher than our waists, and balanced over fallen tree bridges to get to "big waterfall" about a mile upstream with a deep pool below for swimming. Most are intimidated by the first waterfall about... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Our unruly, uncooperative kids really bonded over this side trip off the Narrows. We spent an hour going into Orderville Canyon from where it branches off from the Wall Street section of the Narrows, which can be crowded. We got as far as the waterfall. We heard going beyond it made for a challenging return, and it was getting late,... More 

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Atlantic Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We chose to do Orderville beacuse we are hike and it was our first contact with canyoneering. We booked a permit on-line about two months before our trip on the park's site. We picked it up a day before a hike and we also schedule shuttle. We used a Zion Adventure Company (after we found out they are a little... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Orderville is a side canyon off the narrows. Orderville is narrow and interesting. I went part way up Orderville, next time I visit I will do the whole thing.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

My husband and two friends just did this canyon yesterday. They rented equipment from Zion Adventure Company - harness, canyoneer shoes and neoprene socks - and also paid for shuttle service from their company up to the Trail Head which was $24 per person. They also had to go early in the morning (7am) prior to their shuttle pick up... More 

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