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The Narrows

Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256
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Zion's most popular hiking trail is also its most dangerous due to occasional flash floods.
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“neoprene socks” (244 reviews)
“walking sticks” (251 reviews)
Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UT
+1 435-772-3256

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Reviewed yesterday

Finally able to hike this with 60 CFS river flow. Recommend wool socks, full shoes (not with cut-outs, and TWO poles. Take your time. Take lots of pictures.

Thank occdoc7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

1. Arrived at the Riverwalk around 7am on a Saturday morning, and enjoyed a peaceful stroll to the water. Would highly recommend getting here early as the crowds swelled as the day went along. 2. People, please come prepared here. Hiking The Narrows barefoot, or...More

1  Thank boomertravelerUS
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is ta the end of the trail at the Temple of Sinawava, and if you go in here you will be walking in water. That might not bother you, but they do warn about the possibility of flash floods, so if there is any...More

Thank G6189JQkevino
Reviewed 3 days ago

We hiked the Narrows in mid August and my review would be specific to that time period. So... what did we wear? Shorts and T-shirt with a fleece jacket in a dry bag in the backpack. Were we cold? No, but my son (8 years...More

3  Thank G-dub_YVR
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you are at Zion National Park and are somewhat fit you need to hike the Narrows. Just make sure you rent the proper shoes and a walking stick. Without them the rocks and current in the Virgin River will pose problems. The workout is...More

2  Thank Plymouth2010
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an amazing hike as many reviewers have already stated. It is truly unique, as also others have said. So, I won't spend a lot of time telling you how cool it is to hike through a river surrounded by beautiful red canyon. Instead,...More

1  Thank KatieGJD
Reviewed 5 days ago

This hike was epic. This has been on my 'bucket list' for ages - and boy, was it worth it. What a highlight of the trip. We hiked in as far as the Floating Rock. We hired shoes, socks and hiking pole from Zion Adventure...More

1  Thank Tori S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to get wet and completely soaking wet feet. We didn't venture across the Narrows or up the trail because we didn't want to get soaked. The hike to the Narrows is lovely but very congested. We opted for the soft path that goes...More

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Narrows hike is certainly an iconic hike at Zion - there is nothing like it anywhere. to fully enjoy this hike, be prepared. Go as early in the day as possible. Wear approved footwear. Use hiking poles. Recognize that there still be may be...More

Thank Levannah
Reviewed 5 days ago

Incredible photo opportunity. You hike deep into a canyon with walls towering up maybe a thousand feet. The hike is almost entirely done while wading in ankle to knee high water. Best to use boots designed for water. Best, fly fishing boots with studs, second...More

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19 September 2017|
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Response from Maysa F | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't cold at all. Shorts are fine.
1 September 2017|
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Response from MsSnicker | Reviewed this property |
No but it will be a little cooler so I would pack something long sleeved on your hike. You walk in the shade probably 60-70% of the time plus the water temp will be chilly.
Sarah G
20 August 2017|
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Response from Ray D | Reviewed this property |
Be certain to rent the neoprene socks and pants, acts like a dry suit. Couple of local outfitters will fix you up with the above, special shoes, and walking stick. Don't skimp, go prepared.