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Address: Zion National Park, UT
Activities: Hiking
Description: Strenuous hiking trail, 10 miles each way.

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Necessary to get to Angels landing

This trail is a fun and challenging walk on steep swithbacks to get to the start of the angels landing trail. I think there's an option to stay on this trail instead of angels... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This trail is a fun and challenging walk on steep swithbacks to get to the start of the angels landing trail. I think there's an option to stay on this trail instead of angels landing and do a very long all day hike too. The trip to Angels landing has flat packed dirt trails and provides some good views.

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

this is a great hike even in the rain. the colors were wonderful. we only made it to the snow line, 6750 ft., there was one foot of snow at the top.

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Crownsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My dad and I thru hiked the West Rim trail from Lava Point in October. It was a beautiful trail and well worth it!

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New York City, New York
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204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I began this hike at the base of the grotto, hiked up the very narrow trail to the base of angel's landing, then back down. Our tour group did not have time to participate in continuing on to angel's landing, but if you have the time and heights don't bother you, the views and sense of accomplishment are probably some... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Long but beautiful hike. You traverse up and down the canyon thru many different types of scenery. Again another hike that most do in two days while we chose to do it in a day. You need to be in very good shape to do this hike in a day. My wife, Son and I are and it still kicked... More 

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Silverthorne, Colorado
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We hiked this trail to bottom in May. We took a shuttle from Springdale for $40 a head. When we left Watchman campground, it was cool...around 50 degrees. On the way to the drop off, it started snowing. We didn't really prepare for this having only packed rain jackets. When we reached the drop off, it was blowing about 30... More 

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I'm sure the narrows is a great day hike ... But if you want something more challenging, more scenery, more diversity, more wildness then the trans-Zion hike is 100% awesome. The highlight (ignoring angels landings and all it's crowds) is the west Rim Trail. Walk alongside the edge of a canyon for 2 miles of jaw dropping views. Camp on... More 

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Jax Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

After completing the La Verkin Creek and Hop Valley trails, I woke up in the middle of the latter stages of the Wildcat Canyon trail and proceeded towards the last, and longest, leg of the trek, the West Rim Trail. Near the beginning of the trail is another spring, where it was imperative to fill up. I had used most... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Today we hiked up and back from the Grotto parking lot, about 10 miles total, roundtrip. It's early April and we had a bit of snow on some higher switchbacks. Total elevation gain is about 2,600+ feet so take plenty of water and food and we needed jackets and gloves and lots of sunscreen. This hike is strenuous, so give... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We parked near Lava Point campground and slept near back-country campsite #9. It was about a 1 hour and 45 minute drive from the Southern Entrance of the park, and only about a 1.1 mile hike to our campsite. The local springs were dried up in August, but the views of the surrounding area and the drive were amazing (like... More 

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Address: Zion National Park, UT
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Zion National Park

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