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A narrow side ravine that joins Zion Canyon and offers scenic hiking trails.
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Weeping Rock Parking Lot, Zion National Park, UT
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All reviews observation point small arch great hike angel's landing rock scrambling intermediate trail drop offs fear of heights cliff face trail ends steep switchbacks popular hike a lot of fun miles round trip short hike turned around tough hike
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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this as much as Angels Landing and with way less people. It's exposed in places and you should know that if you need to pass people coming the opposite way on the narrow parts, you'll be pretty close to giving them a friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank markbebb
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

I picked this hike as an alternative over Angels Landing during Memorial Day Weekend and it proved to be the right choice. It was WAY less crowded and completely gorgeous. The first mile or so is a serious climb. But then, there was sweeping cliff...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank linzerb709
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Wide, steady rise of a well maintained trail at the beginning that tired me, but grade lessened as we snaked around edge of the cliffs. Trail often narrow with chain handholds as you climb. Maintained trail ended and scrambling began at mouth of canyon. An...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Razorsue
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Hidden Canyon is our second most favourite hike in Zion NP (after Angels Landing). It also has chained sections with steep drop-offs, andante inside the canyon very minor canyoneering skills are required (all easy) to proceed. Not as busy as some other trails in Zion...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Mike_Kwasniak
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We try this trail to get a taste of chained climbing before heading for angel's landing, it has a lot of switchbacks at the beginning part but the rest is easy. There are animals(may be frogs/birds) shouting loudly at the chained trail portion which is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank RANT47
Reviewed April 24, 2017

We returned to this trail to do the hidden canyon. It did not take long at all to do. We were the first ones on the chained trail portion and were able to go in and back before meeting other hikers. It was so quiet...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed April 21, 2017

This is a moderate hike, fairly rocky and steep, can be slippery with rocks. Be very careful and have fun. We did this hike between 11 and 1 PM and it became more crowded around noon. It would be great earlier in the day, but...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Mindy G
Reviewed April 18, 2017

After a morning of canyoneering, we asked our guide to suggest a good afternoon activity in the park that wasn't as crowded as the Emerald Pools. He suggested this one. This hike starts at the trailhead to the more ambitious Observation Point, but then splits...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank tcampbell210
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Our family (2 adults in their 40's and a 15 and 18 year old) did this hike on a Monday morning in April. We arrived around 9:00. It was chilly but we warmed up with all the uphill climbing. The first section was all uphill....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank travelingfamily4Ma
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We were planning on hiking the Emerald Pools with our kids (ages 4-8 years old), but then got advice that the pools were extremely busy and crowded. A travel guide recommended this hike, and it was gorgeous. We had great views of the main canyon....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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RuiX79
December 20, 2016|
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Response from tonis309 | Reviewed this property |
If you want to go past the trail and actually go into the canyon it'll probably be too difficult for a 6 year old. Some of the areas required a bit of climbing
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