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narrows short hike?

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narrows short hike?

Hi, we want to do the Narrows Hike but we are not into hiking. Any way we can do a short hike to the Narrows? I read something about the bottom up hike and it takes 2hours into the Wall narrow. Any suggestions for a short hike yet experience the magical narrows?

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The Narrows
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Zion National Park, UT
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1. Re: narrows short hike?

The Narrows is a hike in a river and is like walking on submerged bowling balls. It’s one of those hikes in Zion that you can go as far as you like and then turn around and go back. So it can be as short as you like. For hiking the Narrows, it’s suggested that you rent the recommended footwear and a hiking staff from one of the outfitters in Springdale.

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2. Re: narrows short hike?

Yes. You can hike from the bottom up and just turn around whenever you feel comfortable.

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3. Re: narrows short hike?

You can enjoy some of the Narrows with a short hike. Be sure the check the flash flood potential before you embark. If the rating is anything other than "not expected" do not attempt the hike. Rent equipment in Springdale. It is well worth the cost. Bear in mind that you will be hiking up river in calf deep water over slippery boulders for most of your hike. Follow the path of other hikers to avoid deeper pools and swifter currents. Hike past Mystery Falls, a waterfall just past the beginning of the Narrows. Continue past the Narrows Alcove ( a sharp left and then right hand turn into the Canyon). At this point you can walk along the rocky short and get a true feel for the Canyon. If you are not a hiker, do not attempt to hike to Wall Street. Go slowly and maintain your balance and you will be rewarded with a lifetime memory. It is shady in the Narrows, so bring a sweater, a water-proof back for your electronics, snacks and water.

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