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“Great for all ages” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kayenta Trail

Kayenta Trail
Zion National Park, UT
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great for all ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Had a great time on this trail. Beautiful views and wasn't too tiring. Very we'll marked and easy for novice hikers. We hiked with two children, ages 8 and 1, and didn't have any problems.

Visited June 2014
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Nice easy hike”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Trail is not too difficult. It takes you over by the emerald pools, which are pretty neat. Note, we tried to hike up to the Upper Pool, walked at least the 0.3 miles listed on the signpost at the Middle Pool, and still saw no sign of it. Someone told us the pool was "over the hill and a bit further." Well, we were a bit tired of hiking uphill at that point and were struggling in general with the altitude, so we turned back. The rest of the hike was enjoyable.

Also, we wanted to do the ranger-led hike of the Kayenta, but our ranger didn't show up!

Visited June 2014
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Really enjoyed this little walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Still aching from hiking the Observation trail the day before, we decided a more level smaller hike would be nice and the Kayenta trail fitted the bill and did not disappoint with its fabulous views of the river and surrounding valley formations. Fairly level and easy hike.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“ok trail between angels landing and the emerald pools”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

ok trail between angels landing and the emerald pools. the trail is nothing special. it is only a connector trail. we saw a snake, lots of lizards.

Visited May 2014
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Menlo Park, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Excellent Trail for Those Not So Athletic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This trail is an easy hike up and down to the Emerald Pools. You can take your time. The views are worthwhile and it is a good morning hike. I would not recommend it for anyone with heart or lung problems. The description by the National Park Service is accurate.

Visited May 2014
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