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The Narrows, Zion National Park

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In the upper sections of the Zion Canyon, the Virgin River has carved out a 25.7 km (16 mi) gorge, referred to as The Narrows. Hiking through the gorge is an unusual and occasionally challenging experience that rewards with its breathtaking scenery. For approximately two thirds of the route, the river runs the entire width of the canyon--and thus you walk, wade, and occasionally swim. Wearing the proper attire is essential, as the water can be cold, and the rocks underfoot are slippery. Bring a trekking pole, sturdy shoes, and a change of clothes. Put your dry items, valuables, and electronics in waterproof bags to prevent damage. Use our Zion National Park trip itinerary builder website to add The Narrows and other attractions to your Zion National Park vacation plans.
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  • The Narrows is a must-do when you are in Zion. After taking the shuttle bus to the final stop (#9), you’ll walk about 1 mile down a paved path. The path is flat/wheelchair accessible for about the... 
    The Narrows is a must-do when you are in Zion. After taking the shuttle bus to the final stop (#9), you’ll walk about 1 mile down a paved path. The path is flat/wheelchair accessible for about the...  more »
  • I have reserved Narrows Camp Area Site 3 for the night of May 26, 2022. I'll be a solo hiker, but the site accommodates up to six people. It seems a waste not to use the other five spots. If anyone... 
    I have reserved Narrows Camp Area Site 3 for the night of May 26, 2022. I'll be a solo hiker, but the site accommodates up to six people. It seems a waste not to use the other five spots. If anyone...  more »
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  • The barefoot hiking is such an experience, you should give it a try at your own risk !
  • Bring two poles and hiking boots. Lots of loose rocks but if you have a day to allow. Do It.

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