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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” (20 reviews)
“virgin river” (50 reviews)
“paved trail” (16 reviews)
Trailhead at Temple of Sinawava, Zion National Park, UT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This is the walk that leads to the Narrows walk. It is a beautiful walk through the Canyon along the Virgin River. We walked at dusk as our introduction and first walk/ hike at Zion. Beautiful. The Narrows was not open during our early May...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This is a wide trail with several access points to the river along the way. It does have a few steep areas but nothing too strenuous. The river views are beautiful. There are also hanging gardens along the cliffs where water seeps through the rock....More

Thank badlandsbaby
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This 2.2 mile walk is easy and most of the way you walk in the shade. There's lots to see; animals, flowers and of course the imposing rocks.

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This was the first "hike"... more like "walk" I did while visiting Zion. My husband was fly fishing, so I didn't want to push it being pregnant and hiking without him. This hike is flat and paved. It goes along the Virgin river and offers...More

Thank Elise W
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