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Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Anyone can enjoy this trail for an easy walk. You can just stop and turn around when it gets to the narrows. Walkers, canes, strollers, and old folks like me appreciate it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PennHillsTraveller
Reviewed January 20, 2019

One of the easy walks in Zion NP. As a result it is favoured by people of all ages and abilities and gets very busy. The trailhead starts at the Temple of Sinawava, which is the 9th (end) stop on the Zion shuttle. It’s a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LiciaW
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Lots to see on this easy to navigate trail, a good trail if you have youngsters and good for older folks, too. The river runs alongside so you get the full experience of water, mountains, canyons.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Iris G
Reviewed December 20, 2018

This was a nice but crowded hike since it is very popular because of the famous Narrow Hike. There were lot of squirrels and I got some great close up photos of the squirrels.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeff W
Reviewed November 21, 2018

If you do one hike in Zion, make it this one, something for everyone. It is paved, takes about 1.5 hours even with lots of photo op stops. An easy walk with little elevation change. Follows a river through the canyon for quite a while...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The stroll along the river is easy and wheelchair accessible until the sidewalk ends and the river walk begins. We did not start walking in the water as it was getting too late in the day, but lots of people came prepared with special water...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LaurenM287
Reviewed November 1, 2018

The riverside walk is an easy stroll along the rivers edge and well worth the walk even if you don't do the Narrows hike. Bathrooms are also available at the bus stop location before the hike.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeep4fun
Reviewed October 27, 2018

A nice easy walk along the Virgin River, that created the canyon. It is as far as you can go up the canyon without getting wet. You can rent water boots from several local outfitter and take the hike into the narrows. The views and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wgetz13
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Easy and fun walk. No matter which way you turn you see views and cliffs that are AMAZING! This is a must do.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy R
Reviewed October 24, 2018

The Riverside Walk leads you to the beginning of the Narrow but even if you have no intentions of getting wet this is a great easy hike for all. In and out it’s a little less than 2 miles, all of it follows the virgin...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 26, 2019|
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Response from Fran4747 | Reviewed this property |
It would totally depend on the weather. It is a pretty flat walk, and if it’s not horrible weather, you can probably do it. I would not recommend you do the Narrows then as water would be quite cold!