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Spectacular one hour walk

This was a very interesting and spectacular walk. Rather easy to walk trail. Interesting shapes of... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Carl-Henrik P
Kungsbacka, Sweden
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We walked this trail up the the emerald pools. It was beautiful. Not too strenuous. Narrow in some... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting and spectacular walk. Rather easy to walk trail. Interesting shapes of the mountain side along the way.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Carl-Henrik P
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We walked this trail up the the emerald pools. It was beautiful. Not too strenuous. Narrow in some spots. But overall great.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We did this trail and hiked to the emerald pools. Lots of great views and saw tons of lizards. You walk a long a cliff for a while so keep and eye on your children.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

We walked this trail after going to the Emerald Pools. It wasn't too strenuous, but I was glad that I had my hiking pole for a few spots. Less crowded up here and a great view of the valley and river. I would recommend taking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Claudia T
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We loved this trail. It was not strenuous and the scenery was amazing. This trail leads to the upper emerald pool or to lower emerald pool.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We went down the Kayenta trail after visiting the emerald pools. It was nice to go down a different way than we came up and there were nice views and beautiful plants.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Newtraveler83
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Easy hike in Zion with some lovely scenery. Not difficult at all and usually combine with other trails to stretch it out.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We hiked several trails around the park, and this was our favorite. We went to the lower pools, and then along Kayenta to the Grotto. The trail gives you just enough elevation to get some great views, and is just beautiful throughout.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marla106
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We decided to see the Emerald Pools and took the Kayenta Trail to get there. One of the advantages of the shuttle bus system is that we got to start our walk from one shuttle bus stop and then rather than retracing our steps we...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Jim R
Reviewed February 7, 2018

We combined this with the Emerald Pools and Riverside Trails to make a longer walk but you can still see plenty just doing this one alone. Not difficult trail as it's mostly on the level, well worth a look.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank HCT1962
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March 14, 2017|
Response from Juli K | Reviewed this property |
yes the kayenta trail goes to the pools but it doesn't go to the upper pool. It meet the trail for the emerald pools between the upper and lower pool. The kayenta trail is more of a steady incline with steps only towards the... More