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Temple of Sinawava Trail

Zion Canyon, Zion National Park, UT
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Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
Description: This trail can be hiked to view the Narrows of the Virgin River Canyon.
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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is the short and easy trail leading to the Narrows, and is also known as the Riverside Walk. The trail is relatively flat and very shaded. It is not very spectacular of itself, but leads to the beautiful Narrows which should be one of your most important destinations in Zion. If you plan on walking the Narrows, remember that... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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32 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Nice walk along the river. Very easy going, hike nice views. Worth the drive to the end of the canyon.

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Los Angeles, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The path follows the water and you need to take this in order to get to the Narrows. It is a quick easy walk for anyone and is paved throughout. You can walk off the trail just a short distance to the water.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I think a lot of the visitors come here just to get in the water! It'd be worth it! At the end of the trail there are a lot of people... But if you walk up or down stream just a little way- you find delightful solitude!

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seattle
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138 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great access to the river, bring a swimming suit and water shoes. Beautiful view of the canyon above, while you can choose spots to wade or swim.

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london
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6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A lovely easy walk with great views and wildlife. access for wheelchairs. If you continue to the narrows get aqua shoes from visitor center

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Montreal, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have been at this site several times (in Fall and Spring) bringing my students on the photo workshops that I lead. It is best to go in the Spring when the water level is higher and the fall is at it's maximum flow (in Autumn, the fall is almost dry). Beautiful site to photograph with the river, the vegetation... More

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Sacramento, Ca
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

There is nothing special on this trail and it is a dead end! You probably will not see the narrow canyon in the pictures. Not unless you are willing to wade across the fast-moving river - on slippery rocks - with or without shoes, and continue hiking. This information should be prominently posted at the beginning of the trail.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Nothing beats Angels landing. This is a easy trail but has some good views. Takes you to the passage of the narrows. Gives access to the river so you can enjoy the water too.

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Kanab, Utah
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36 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is also the trail you take to get to the beginning of The Narrows. This one is pretty much always crowded, but with good reason - it's beautiful, it's a very easy walk, and it's accessible for those with mobility issues. There are lots of opportunities to cut off the path and explore the area around the trail. I... More

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