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

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Grueling but rewarding hike- Wonderful Scenery.

Some of the most amazing scenery in southern Utah. Like many hikes, go early to avoid the sun. I am an avid hiker and this trail was surprisingly tough. We planned to spend the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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St. George, Utah

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St. George, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Some of the most amazing scenery in southern Utah. Like many hikes, go early to avoid the sun. I am an avid hiker and this trail was surprisingly tough. We planned to spend the night at one of the campsites and decided to push on and complete the 15 miles in one day. Not the most wise decision. Beautiful and... More 

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Cleveland, Oh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is one of my favored trail in Utah. It is a long hike from Lava Point to the road Lodge at Zion Canyon is about 18 miles, but it is initially flat and then downhill. There are several outfitters in Springdale which can transport you to Lava Point, about 45 min driving, high on another westward valley. It can... More 

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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 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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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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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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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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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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