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Riverside Walk

Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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A paved walking trail.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy walk” (23 reviews)
“virgin river” (53 reviews)
“paved trail” (18 reviews)
Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

This is an easy paved hike with gorgeous views of the surrounding cliffs and riverbed. We visited in Feb. and it was icy enough to have to turn around but we simply detoured and walked the riverbed. In many places the river was very low,...More

Reviewed 11 December 2015

Trail starts at the Temple of Sinawava, where there are restrooms & water bottle filling stations.This is also the trail that leads to the famous Narrows. The paved trail follows the Virgin River along the bottom of a narrow canyon. An easy roundtrip trail of...More

Thank Ammvin
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This trail is at the end of the scenic road. It's an easy flat walk in hard surface trail. Beautiful views of the river and massive cliffs. Easy and rewarding hike.

Thank Trout-Tuff
Reviewed 19 November 2015

At the end of the paved pathway you can hike up the stream bed through an amazing canyon with steep, sculpted walls and small rapids - an experience of a lifetime. But first you need to stop in town and get outfitted with neoprene socks,...More

Thank Forever_Fifty
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The sandstone columns stood mighty, and the emerald virgin river lashed at its feet to reveal even more layers of red and orange. Peak fall abounded. It was simply beautiful. The crowds scant, and the bus ride delightful-it was the last stop on the Zion...More

Thank hemantphd
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Pretty level, mostly paved path along the river. Great scenery, well worth taking this trail even if you aren't a hiker. Ride the shuttle bus to the last stop & get off with ALL the people planning to hike The Narrows. You can even put...More

Thank Mary12191
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The trail is family friendly, mostly paved, some shaded areas and at the end a place to sit and put your feet in the cool water of the river. If you decide to walk up to the beginning of The Narrows for photos be prepared...More

Thank Jennyjourneys
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Riverside Walk is a one mile trail that is more of a leisurely stroll than a hike. The path runs parallel to the Virgin River and is paved. There are subtle inclines and the path can get a little narrow in some parts, but I...More

1  Thank American_Cobra
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

There are so many walks, view points, climbs & stunning scenery (charge up your camera battery!) but the riverside walk is lovely. Head on further into the narrows by crossing the river (you'll have wet feet but it's worth it!). Catch the free shuttle bus...More

2  Thank Rich_and_Sally
Reviewed 12 September 2015

The riverside walk ends up in walking in the river. This is a great adventure, but be prepared for slippery stones, speedy river flow and quite some people enjoying the same. I would not recommend this walk to people with balance difficulties as the walking...More

1  Thank CI P
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