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Riverside Walk

Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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Type: Trails, Hiking Trails
Activities: Walking, Hiking
Description: A paved walking trail.
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New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Hiking through the river was one of the best things I did in a long time! Be warned, though, take a walking stick. HAVE FUN!

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This trail is paved and has some hills but is a trail that most people, old and young, can enjoy. The views are nice. This trail is very crowded at times.

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michigan
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129 reviews 129 reviews
32 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

As far as hikes go, this one isn't very exciting. It's paved which is nice if you need that. Otherwise, I'd like to think there are better and more exciting hikes in the park. It just didn't do much for our family. It's the beginning of the Narrows so if you're doing that you'll do the Riverside anyway. If you... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Flat and easy walk on a fully paved trail. It takes you to the start of the narrows trail. Some pretty spots but you will not be missing anything if you skip this one.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
64 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We did the Riverside Walk and turned back when we got to the river crossing. It was enjoyable - fully paved and we saw several wheelchairs on the path (wonderful for a National Park to do this!). There is no need for any special equipment to go to the Virgin River crossing - just some shoes and a bottle of... More

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Fox Point
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This is a mostly flat, paved path along the Virgin River on the way to the Narrows that passes many features such as hanging gardens, swamp plants right next to desert cactus, sandy beaches, and lots of wildlife. (You won't believe how bold the rock squirrels are!) Really spectacular; we took more pictures on this walk than on any other... More

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Bonsall, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Rode our bikes to the start of this beautiful walk - there are trails along the river if you don't want to walk on the path that also follows the river - so much beauty everywhere - definitely would go back and rent the supplies to walk up the Narrows.

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Long Beach, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Absolutely stunning. Easy, easy walk in some of the best scenery ever. Cannot recommend it enough for families or couples or ANYONE!

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Crystal River, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

It think the Riverside walk was the best of the easy hiking trails. Saw many deer and rock squirrels. The views are outstanding. If you are up to a more aggressive hike, the narrows hike at the end of the Riverside walk is nice hike but you have to wade the stream.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
65 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This was an easy hike along a paved pathway. It is definitely worth walking along this path because it is very beautiful and you can get some nice pictures. It also has a feeling of serenity. I saw a few squirrels on this trail. One was up on his hind legs praying. This pathway leads you to the Narrows if... More

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