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Riverside Walk

Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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A paved walking trail.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy walk” (23 reviews)
“virgin river” (53 reviews)
“paved trail” (18 reviews)
Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We weren't able to visit it in the morning; too many people were inside, so they closed the entrance to it until 3 pm. We were also visiting in December, so the weather was quite cool. Once we got there, as we got closer and...More

Thank Jen K
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We decided to do this hike at the recommendation of our hotel staff. It was an easy walk on a mostly paved path with beautiful views along the river. Took about an hour and it's about 2 miles round trip. You walk to the end...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is an easy hike located at the last shuttle stop in the main canyon. It ends where the Narrows “trail” begins. There is simply too many amazing scenes/views along the way, including hanging gardens and a swamp. Can you believe it, a swamp in...More

Thank OtPot
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

If your after a nice easy stroll this is it, serine views the sound of the river, lots of deer roaming near the trail and in true Zion style towering red sand stone cliffs either side, if your looking for something more active and your...More

Thank Keegan P
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is probably the easiest trail in Zion, good for all ages, and is mostly flat. It is paved and wheelchair and stroller accessible. You will need to walk this trail to get to the narrows. Otherwise you can walk back, making it a 2...More

Thank spitzy135
Reviewed 15 October 2017

When you visit Zion National Park, this is a must-do trail. The problem is that is true for every single person who comes to Zion, so at times it feels like you're visiting Times Square. What makes this trail a must-do is that it takes...More

Thank MrCarver
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This very popular walk begins at the Temple of Sinawava shuttle stop (the last stop). It is about a mile each way, paved throughout and is relatively flat. It follows the river and provides beautiful views along the way, ending where The Narrows begin. Unfortunately...More

Thank TravelFan48105
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We saw deer and chipmunks and beautiful plants and flowers. Beautiful easy trek which could be more strenuous if you went through to the Narrows.

Thank Stellar A
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We did this walk today, taking the paved trail to the Narrows and walking along the river on the way back. Both trails were easily accessed and nice to walk. There is little change in elevation so, no steep hills. The scenery is breathtaking.

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

It's very nice to walk along the river deep into the canyon. It's a very easy walk which is why it's so busy. Lots of wildlife, vegetation and whirlpools in the river. Leads to the narrows if you want to go into the river. Quite...More

Thank chowso
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