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Temple of Sinawava Trail

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Address: Zion Canyon, Temple of Sinawava Shuttle Station, Zion National Park, UT
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Activities: Hiking
Description: This trail can be hiked to view the Narrows of the Virgin River Canyon.

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You may be lucky and see the nesting Condors!

The Temple of Sinawava is at the terminus of the road into the canyon and a nice place to enjoy a picnic. My wife and I usually ride our bike from Springdale up into the canyon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Pocatello, Idaho, United States
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Pocatello, Idaho, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The Temple of Sinawava is at the terminus of the road into the canyon and a nice place to enjoy a picnic. My wife and I usually ride our bike from Springdale up into the canyon. The trail at the Temple of Sinawava is short and easy, but get you away from the ring and crowds. On out last trip... More 

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Torrington, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Nice 1-mile stroll - nothing vigorous. Peaceful, gentle trail into a cool canyon. Lots of deer, ground squirrels, lizards and such. Trail ends where Narrows begin.

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Davie, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This is a wide paved path (not truly a trail hike) that takes you along the river and ends up at the river and the Narrows trail. In the morning hours the sun is less of a factor than it is in the afternoon. Bring shoes that can get wet if you want to go into the very shallow, fast... More 

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Miami, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very easy, paved trail leading to the beginning of The Narrows. Easily doable for all ages and abilities. Access to Virgin River at end of trail (where Narrows "trail" begins) so you can enjoy a taste of the river without committing to the full Narrows hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Best family vacation we have had! We will be back to hike more trails next year! Beautiful scenery, walk at your own pace, remember to stop and look up!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Trail is really a nice paved work and not a trail. Nice opportunities for walking to river and getting wet. In summer, get there first thing after the park opens because later there are too many young parents with children in strollers crying (rookie error bringing kids to this park). If you are daring, bring water shoes and hike deeper... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This trail follows the river, and has lots of shaded areas. The trail went up and down a few hills, but even my mother-in-law with a bad knee was able to handle the walk because there were frequently benches or walls for resting. Watch out for the rock squirrels - they will run out and catch you off guard. Aside... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This trail leads to the narrows and is open and accessible to all. I had recently hurt my legs and was able to follow this route, which follows the river. Some small wildlife, but the routes accessibility means you will not see any bighorns during the day!

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Sedona, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This trail is paved so it is good in the sense that older folks or those less able can get into the canyon a bit to see some of the big walls as they hike along this section of the narrows. Its a good alternative for those unable to go the distance so to speak, and very pretty. Lots of... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the trail you must take to get to the narrows. It is flat and paved - easy walk - about a half hour each way. Scenic and nicely shaded in the heat. You should see a few squirrels on the trail.

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