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Address: Zion National Park, UT
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A one-mile hike will bring you to this area of pools and waterfalls.

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Simple trail

It's a very simple trail. We have done it with 2 kids. The 7 years old walked while the small one (18 months) was on my backpack. It's just a simple walk of 10-15 minutes to reach... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Nootdorp, The Netherlands

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Nootdorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a very simple trail. We have done it with 2 kids. The 7 years old walked while the small one (18 months) was on my backpack. It's just a simple walk of 10-15 minutes to reach the lower emerald pool. The falls are very little, just a little bit of water and the path is behind them. We didn't... More 

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hike for young kids. Beautiful views of a waterfall and wonderful scenery. Make sure to pack a lunch so you can enjoy a little more time up top, to take it all in. Don't hike back the way you started go towards the grotto.

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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm afraid the lack of water has taken it's toll on the Emerald pools. It's still a really cool hike and I would definitely take it. Only moderately challenging but you get to go behind a waterfall and that in itself was worth it.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were a little disappointed in our hike to the lower emerald pool. First, we thought that the trail was moderate, rather than easy. Second, with little rain recently, the pool resembled more of a beaver dam with sticks everywhere, rather than a "pool". The water seepage from the sandstone was kind of neat, and it definitely cooled us all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went on the hike with 4 kids. The climb was easy and the trail paved and wide. The pools weren't awesome but the scenery was beautiful. Also, not a lot of people. Ignore the parking lot full signs and park at the Visitor's Center. Get off the shuttle at stop #5. If you follow the trail to the grotto,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a small pond. It is disappointing, instead of impressive. Probably due to the dry weather, there is not much water, but mud,

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Much more Strenuous than we had expected but we made it to the top and it was worth it. There are some great views along the way.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first trail we did upon arrival in Zion just before sunset. Very few people on the trail at that time. Lovely, easy to moderate trail. We ended via the grotto.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the image in our mind of a green clear sparkling pool waiting for us at the end of the trail. But it looked just like a piece of melted bronze when we saw the pool. The pool was very small now, it's dried up for some reason. The color of the the pool was mirroring the color of... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice simple one hour walk, scenic, shaded and just beautiful bring your camera you will love this walk

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