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Nice trail

We took this trail which led us to the Lower Emerald Pools. The trail is easy and offers some good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lolita D
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Atlanta, Georgia
Nice climb to the Emerald Pools

One of the hikes we enjoyed during our visit to Zion National Park was the Kayenta trail which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took this trail which led us to the Lower Emerald Pools. The trail is easy and offers some good views on the way. The lower Emerald pools was crowded and it wasn't very impressive.

Thank Lolita D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the hikes we enjoyed during our visit to Zion National Park was the Kayenta trail which starts at The Grotto (shuttle stop 6), crosses the river and then makes way up an to the Emerald Pools. This is trail is around 2 miles...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We like to consolidate hikes and travel in a single direction when possible. This hike is a perfect example. Get off on "The Grotto" stop and start on the Kayenta Trail. Follow signs for the the emerald pool. The trail was mostly flat but hot!...More

Thank blfranks
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We took the Kayenta Trail from the lowere Emerald Pool to the Grotto. The trail was relatively easy and fairly wide.

Thank BigAlks
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We started at the Lower Emerald pool and walked the Kayenta trail from there. It was clearly marked. It was .9 miles from Lower Emerald Pool on the Kayenta trail to the Grotto. There was a cool tunnel thing to walk through. Cactus along the...More

1  Thank travelingfamily4Ma
Reviewed April 5, 2017

The stop from this hike is at the Grotto, the same shuttle stop as Angel's landing. You cross the river by a small bridge, take a left, and immediately start hiking an incline and follow a slight curve to a beautiful viewpoint of the canyon....More

2  Thank Amanda L
Reviewed April 2, 2017

The Kayenta Trail was perfect for me and my teenage daughter to hike during our recent Zion trip. It offers plenty of exercise, but doesn't leave you winded or exhausted. There are plenty of beautiful vistas during the 1 hour hike, as well, so bring...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

This is the Trail to upper Emerald pool. The trails to the lower and middle pools were closed. One has to be very careful on this trail as it can have some steep drops. Watch your footing. Views of the canyon are spectacular. This is...More

1  Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed March 8, 2017

We hiked the trail to the Upper Emerald Pools. I don't consider myself an experienced hiker and found it to be a good hike. The grade is not too steep and there are so many beautiful spots on the trail to stop, rest, and enjoy...More

1  Thank Gena M
Reviewed December 26, 2016

This trail is a nice walk down to the Grotto if you've already walked up to the Emerald Pools and would like a change of scenery on the way down. The day we were there it was extremely cold with a big icy patch at...More

1  Thank waikikisun
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