This is a complete list of hikes in Zion National Park for your reference. Depending on your tour itinerary and timing, you may only have time for certain hikes. If there is a hike that interests you, please contact our office team to discuss whether or not you will have time to participate on the particular hike of interest on your tour.

Trail

Round Trip Distance

Difficulty

Description

Pa’rus Trail

3.5mi/5.6km

Easy

Paved trail follows the Virgin River from the South Campground to Canyon Junction. Wheelchairs may need assistance.

Archeology Trail

0.4mi/0.6km

Easy

Short, but steep. Starts across from the entrance to the visitor center parking lot. Climbs to the outlines of several prehistoric buildings. Trailside exhibits.

Lower Emerald Pool Trail

1.2mi/1.9km

Easy

Minor drop offs. Paved trail leads to the Lower Emerald Pool and waterfalls. Connects to the Kayenta and Upper Emerald Pool Trails.

Grotto Trail

1.0mi/1.6km

Easy

The trail connects the Zion Lodge to the Grotto. Can be combined with the Lower Emerald Pool and Kayenta Trails to create a 2.5 mile loop.

Weeping Rock Trail

0.4mi/0.6km

Easy

Short, but steep. Minor drop offs. Paved trail ends at a rock alcove with dripping springs. Trailside exhibits.

Riverside Walk

2.2mi/3.5km

Easy

Minor drop offs. Paved trail follows the Virgin River along the bottom of a narrow canyon. Trailside exhibits. Wheelchairs may need assistance.

Watchman Trail

2.7mi/4.3km

Moderate

Minor drop offs. Ends at viewpoint of the Towers of the Virgin, lower Zion Canyon, and Springdale.

Sand Bench Trail

7.6mi/12.2km

Moderate

Commercial horse trail from March to October. Hike atop a massive landslide under The Sentinel. Deep sand and little shade.

Upper Emerald Pool Trail

1.0mi/1.6km

Moderate

Minor drop offs. A sandy and rocky trail that climbs to the Upper Emerald Pool at the base of a cliff.

Kayenta Trail

2.0mi/3.2km

Moderate

Long drop offs. An unpaved climb to the Emerald Pools. Connects The Grotto to the Emerald Pools Trails.

Canyon Overlook Trail

1.0mi/1.6km

Moderate

Long drop offs, mostly fenced. Rocky and uneven trail ends at viewpoint of Pine Creek Canyon and lower Zion Canyon. Park lot is right turn only.

Taylor Creek Trail

5.0mi/8.0km

Moderate

Limited to 12 people per group. Follows the Middle Fork of Taylor Creek past two homestead cabins to Double Arch Alcove.

Timber Creek Overlook Trail

1.0mi/1.6km

Moderate

Follows a ridge to the small peak with views of Timber Creek, Kolob Terrace, and Pine Valley Mountains.

Angels Landing via West Rim Trail

5.4mi/8.7km

Strenuous

Long drop-offs. Not for young children or anyone fearful of heights. Last section is a route along a steep, narrow ridge to the summit.

Hidden Canyon Trail

2.4mi/3.9km

Strenuous

Long drop offs. Not for anyone fearful of heights. Follows along a cliff face to the mouth of a narrow canyon.

Observation Point via East Rim Trail

8.0mi/12.9km

Strenuous

Long drop-offs. Climbs through Echo Canyon to viewpoint of Zion Canyon. Access to Cable Mountain, Deertrap Mountain, and East Mesa Trails.

The Narrows via Riverside Walk

9.4mi/15.1km

Strenuous

Check conditions at the visitor center before attempting. High water levels can prevent access to the Narrows.

Kolob Arch via La Verkin Creek Trail

14mi/22.5km

Strenuous

Limited to 12 people per group. Follows Timber and La Verkin Creeks. A side trail leads to Kolob Arch, one of the world’s largest freestanding arches.