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Zion's most popular hiking trail is also its most dangerous due to occasional flash floods.
Zion National Park, Zion National Park, UT
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We followed the advice of hikers that suggested doing this as early as possible to avoid the crowds. We got in line for the tram at 5:30 and did NOT make it in the first group that left at 6am. Departing at 6:15 we arrived...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank supersquirrel3
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there mid September and did enjoy the hike in the water. Plenty of tourists did the same. After approx. 2 hr towards to North (upstream) the crowd is getting thinner. Lovely wildlife to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did this hike with my almost 8 year old, 11 and 12 year olds....it was great! We rented gear from Zion Outfitters and they were great. There was a chance of showers that day but they told us the risks and how far to hike...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plan to get wet even if you rent the gear. It will not keep your feet dry!! But the neoprene socks will keep your feet warm. In retrospect, I wish I'd have bought my own "wet" socks and used a grippy pair of shoes I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank tinagud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hike in the narrows needs a little bit of planning, don't expect to rock up on the day and do the hike. Guide to an enjoyable hike in the narrows. If you are visiting Zion NP for a few days I highly recommend to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank lojakki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I and my wife did this on Nov8th, 2018. We rented the neoprene sock, waterproof shoes, walking stick and wetsuit/dry pants. I would recommend renting these proper gear in order to have a wonderful experience and doesn't feel cold. The hiking stick was helpful a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sandeepkumarn2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Narrows is the best hike ever! I’ve done it 3 times. Twice in the summer months, June and July. This last time was in October, we rented water boots and dry pants and a hiking stick. The day was beautiful, sunny and in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cheri W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Notes: - the water level was very low, highest points were at mid-thigh - the entire hike is downhill The recommended hiking time for this hike is 12 hours, my husband and I were able to complete it in 8 1/2. Awesome hike!! This time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 487melissah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I hiked the Narrows late November last year and it was one of the breathtaking hikes we have ever had. We felt like we were in a different world altogether. We hiked for about 6 hours round trip and the narrowed section...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank 110aarthic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outfitted with canyoneering boots, wet socks, dry pull up bibs and sticks, two sixty year olds made the 10 mile round trip AND LOVED IT! Took four hours upstream and three back but we actually got to campsite number twelve before turning back. The experience...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Glenn R
October 17, 2018|
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Response from Zaknafein | Reviewed this property |
Door to trailhead... minimum 4.5 hours, probably closer to 5 depending on how you do it. It's at least 2.5-2.75 hours from Las Vegas to Zion National Park (maybe more if you stop to eat/gas). Add to that the time you need... More
October 10, 2018|
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Response from ryany636 | Reviewed this property |
For perspective, it was 85 degrees when we were there. The water was very cold but not unbearable. I think you have to look at both the ambient temps as well as the water temps.
October 2, 2018|
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Response from NEHudson | Reviewed this property |
And to add on to Ryan's response, once you get off the shuttle (#9 Temple of Sinawava), you walk a paved path along the river until it ends, which is where The Narrows begins.