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“a beauty” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Emerald Pools

Emerald Pools
Zion National Park, UT
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Owner description: A one-mile hike will bring you to this area of pools and waterfalls.
Maryland
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“a beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Walk was fantastic. Views unbelievable. Path not difficult. Loved it. Also so close to Zion lodge. So convenient

Visited May 2013
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Norfolk, VA
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“More than a Leisurely Hike - to be Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Scenery was very nice en route to the pools (very small waterfall from an overhanging rock) but the pools were a touch disappointing but not so much we would not do it again. We enjoyed the hike up to the pools but there were a lot of people (and it was Memorial Weekend) and it was rather hot. Recommended if you want the scenery and the slightly challenging walk/hike but would be nicer if less people. People were quite disrespectful regarding getting into the water as the signs posted requested to not get into the water. The area did provide a nice shaded escape from the walk/hike up.

Visited May 2013
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Melbourne, Victoria
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“Small brown ponds”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Lots of people, not much water in June, and very ordinary looking ponds of water. The first pond has a nice overhanging rock wall with waterfalls you can walk behind, but there needs to be more water flowing than I saw on 2nd June to be really attractive.

Visited June 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Where is the water?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This walk was easy and relaxing but the pools were not impressive as there was very little water. If you like a fast paced walk, just know most people on this trail seemed to stroll along leisurely. The scenery was nice and maybe in another park this would have stood out, but at Zion where almost everything is beautiful this hike was just average.

Visited May 2013
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Olympic National Park, Washington
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“Not so sure what the big deal is about this hike”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Tons of people on this hike. Never saw anything emerald like. Take the upper grotto trail back from the upper emerald pool for some beautiful/amazing canyon views. (Do not go back the emerald pool route)

Visited May 2013
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