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Address: Zion National Park, UT

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Great Hike Anytime of day but loved it at sunset.

Like everyone says this steep but views are great and its just not that long a hike so well worth fitting in somewhere between the more frequented trails. Bring water it can get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Highland, Maryland

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Highland, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Like everyone says this steep but views are great and its just not that long a hike so well worth fitting in somewhere between the more frequented trails. Bring water it can get hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We Just had a few hours of sunlight left, and took this hike. Stunning views of the park and the red rocks combined with the Green trees was just great! Also we saw, deers, lizards and a small snake during the hike.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We wanted a trail slightly challenging with less traffic, this was it! After facing Manhattan type crowds the day before in the Narrows, this was refreshing, moderate exertion yet incredible views at the top of Zion Valley. The trail winds its way up in a non terrifying way as well, with plenty of cactus and colourful vegetation along the way,... More 

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Guildford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We really enjoyed this trail. It was pretty quiet and the views as you climb are great. It's relatively steep, but wide enough and the ground is firm, so I would say most people could complete this trail (moderate is a fair grading). We went in the morning when much of it was in the shade.

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Pasadena, California
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This trail is described as a moderate hike on the Zion Park map. I think its a bit more strenuous than moderate due to the quick gain in elevation that seems to go on forever. A good portion of the climb is exposed to the sun so if it is sunny out, I highly suggest you bring plenty of water,... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Glad we didn't miss this walk. Get a short way from the car park and climb out of the masses! Lovely climb up but not sure if it is that much of an amazing view. Having said that was quiet at the top ( only passed about 8 people on the way up). Goes without saying but take plenty of... More 

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Reston, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was our first trail once we got settled at Zion. It was pretty steep in many places but if you go all the way to the loop trail, you'll be rewarded with a beautiful view of the southern end of Zion Canyon & Springdale. It's a great spot to take pix with the canyon in the background.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A relatively easy walk of less than an hour each way, uphill past some great rock formations to a viewpoint with excellent views across the entrance to the park and a 1/4 mile circular walk around the shelf at the top. Good place for an early morning walk and maybe a brunch stop at the top. Also a good warm... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 356 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Not a highlight trail but enjoyable with nice views of the canyon. Not too difficult. Take a snack and chill out at the top

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Lafayette, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very mellow 2 mile trail. Great views. We enjoyed this trail very much. This is a great trail to squeeze in before or after a strenuous hike or if your have limited time in the park. Or it would make a terrific after dinner hike. At the top is a really cool little loop trail that should not be missed.... More 

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