We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Riverside Walk

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
Website
Description:

A paved walking trail.

Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 228.99*
and up
Zion National Park Day Tour from Las Vegas
More Info
US$ 472.99*
and up
3-Day National Parks Tour from Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon
More Info
US$ 629.99*
and up
3-Day National Parks Camping Tour: Zion, Bryce Canyon, Monument Valley and...

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 212 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 107
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Nice hike

Easy walk along river with gorgeous scenery on way to the narrows. Places for kids to get off trail and play in the river.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
chrishyche
,
Anniston, Alabama
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

212 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 182: English reviews
Anniston, Alabama
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy walk along river with gorgeous scenery on way to the narrows. Places for kids to get off trail and play in the river.

Helpful?
Thank chrishyche
East Brunswick, New Jersey
Level Contributor
243 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taking the riverside walk is the last step in your journey while taking the scenic drive. We could not walk the whole 16 miles because we are not so young anymore but we wish we did. It was a bit cold and there was some ice on the ground so we had to be extremely careful but we did enjoy... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sandyang
Ocean, New Jersey
Level Contributor
155 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoy a slow paced walk along the river in the less busy areas but can be overcrowded on the way to the Narrows with people rushing to get to their entry point.

Helpful?
Thank Helen G
Auckland, New Zealand
Level Contributor
39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is a really nice walk along the river. Heaps of cover so fine to do on a hot day. I got some really lovely photos at the end of the walk with the beautiful fall colours. Not a strenuous walk at all.

Helpful?
Thank Madienne C
Asheville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
217 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Zion National Park is another of America's treasures. Although there are several trails you can walk, we chose the less-strenuous Riverside Walk, which takes you to the Narrows. It took us - walking slowly about an hour and a half each way, Fortunately, the walk is paved and is surrounded by incredible views. We were rewarded by seeing some rock... More 

Helpful?
Thank drmomaa
Cobh, Ireland
Level Contributor
54 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

It's the walk that takes you to the start of the narrows. It's not to strenuous and there are many paths to take you down to the river. There are spots where you see the rocks weep. Its the last stop on the shuttle. Do not need any special gear for this.

Helpful?
Thank Brenda F
Center Valley, PA
Level Contributor
214 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I walked this trail on a Friday afternoon in mid-October 2016. The river walk itself looks beautiful, with the gentle sound of the river right at hand and beautiful mountains all around. A perfect setting to commune with nature and enjoy some stillness. Or one could walk it crowded by people who showed little or no courtesy... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Jacksonville, Florida
Level Contributor
153 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I had several people ask how far to the end as I returned. It takes a while but it's so easy that even handicapped could make it to the river crossing. Me? I enjoyed watching the crowds. In late Oct., it was busy but not so crowded as to ruin the walk.

Helpful?
Thank Bill C
Atlanta, Georgia
Level Contributor
372 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a beautiful paved hike along the Virgin River for about 1 mile until the walk ends, and the hike in the river up the Narrows begins. To access the trailhead you need to take the shuttle to the last stop (#9), and follow the signs to the walk. As you head down the walk you'll notice you're heading... More 

Helpful?
Thank Charlie_Hotlanta
Nanaimo, Canada
Level Contributor
101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were up and on this trail by 9:30 and were glad we did it earlier than many. The day was hot and we were very comfy in just shorts and tees. We are not experienced or overly fit hikers and we were able to manage the few inclines just fine. I must say by the end of our hike,... More 

Helpful?
Thank suedavis

Travellers who viewed Riverside Walk also viewed

 
Zion National Park, UT
 

Been to Riverside Walk? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Riverside Walk staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?