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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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Some Trails Closed

The trails to the lower and middle pools were closed due to landslides. The trail to the upper pool was open, but crowded and is considered to be moderate and not easy. Plan ahead.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trails to the lower and middle pools were closed due to landslides. The trail to the upper pool was open, but crowded and is considered to be moderate and not easy. Plan ahead.

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Livermore, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Engaging hike to visit two of the three pools. Lower trail can be seen but rock slide has closed the trail. Upper pool has close proximity to a waterfalls and its cooling mist. Middle falls has decent overview and below that is a vista for viewing the lower falls and the shelf above it and the middle falls. Trail is... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see place to go while in Zion National Park. A moderate walk to the pools and well worth it, particularly on a warm day (like last Saturday). Make sure and take you camera (phone). Great views.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Lower Emerald pool offers a nice waterfall view. As of Spring 2017 the trail was closed due to a rockslide; hopefully it will reopen in the future. The Upper Emerald pool offers spectacular views of a very tall waterfall. The hike to this pool is a bit of a slog, but its not awful. Late morning through mid-afternnon are... More 

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Wimberley, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a short hike. I guess that is relative. It takes about an hour to complete. About 2.5 miles. There is the lower, middle and upper Emerald Lakes. They are all fed by a waterfall at the upper lakes. Currently the trail to the Lower lake is closed because of rock slide, but you can see it from the... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Emerald Pools hikes are really scenic and enjoyable for most ages and abilities. In December we had a bit of a challenge treading over the trail adjacent to the lower pool. The dripping water from overhead had formed an icy walkway which was tricky, even with winter hiking boots on.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the emerald pools on the same day as Angel's Landing, just after our descent and a quick lunch. Unfortunately the lower enarald pool was closed, but we were able to get a glimpse of it and we still made it to the middle and upper pools. The middle pool was not impressive, but the upper pool was pretty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful hike through beautiful mountains and creeks. The hike seems longer than it is, but we were able to do it with kids ranging from 5-12. If you do the hike, I would go all the way to the upper falls as they are the most gorgeous. Also, it is a great place to relax and cool... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you take the kayenta trail to the pools, you get to see great views of the river and canyon. It's pretty spectacular!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make this lower on the priority list. The view was OK, but your time is probably spent better elsewhere.

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