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Riverside Walk

Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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A paved walking trail.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy walk” (20 reviews)
“virgin river” (50 reviews)
“paved trail” (16 reviews)
Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and easy walk to begin the narrows hike. We saw a lot of wildlife in the early morning, and is accessible to all fitness levels.

Thank KelsieMoose
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a fun trail to do with our kids (5 and 8). This trail was it! There is a way to get to the narrows on a paved path, but we decided to walk by the the river as much as we...More

Thank Bigbrniz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A paved trail follows the Virgin River. It runs along side of step rock walks and beautiful hanging gardens. It can be quite crowded as people are walking to the narrows. Go early! Worth the walk!

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got up early to get to The Narrows before the crowds. But what an unexpected surprise to discover such a stunning walk along the river. But you must go during the morning light. It casts such a soft glow over the meadows and rocks....More

Thank calmdude
Reviewed 1 August 2017

My husband and I have hiked at Zion before but never the Riverside Walk. This was a new adventure for us. We purchased hiking poles for this hike, due to the river walking. So glad we had the poles. It helped determine whether I fell...More

Thank Mona A
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Even if your only day at the park is a rainy one, you can still walk this trail ( clad in a rain poncho) and see magnificent views. Without the pavement it would be impassable once the ground is saturated. My son and I had...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The trail is paved and easy to follow. You will see some wild life scampering around as you follow the trail easy hike and worth the time

Thank clfurn
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Our family decided to do this walk after lunch. The walk is paved and is fairly flat. Unfortunately, it was very crowded (walking single file both directions) and hot. This walk would probably be more enjoyable early in the day or later in the day....More

Thank scrappysquirrel
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The trail is paved. Most of it is wheel chair accessible. Lots of areas that you can walk down stone stairs to the river. At the end of the trail is real shallow area to walk around in. (In fact, that's the trail head for...More

Thank ImOnThePath
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were looking for easy walks at Zion and the Riverside Walk was perfect! The trail is completely paved and goes along the river leading to The Narrows. The scenery is gorgeous and very serene. The area is a little cooler (refreshing!) because the trail...More

Thank Laura3849
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