Zion National Park Accommodations, Hotels, Vacation Rentals & Lodging

Water from Heaps Canyon, originating ten miles away in the further reaches of Zion, takes a 150 meter fall in the upper Emerald Pool. From there the stream drops about 350 feet to two other pools until is reaches the Virgin River. The round trip trail from the Zion Lodge to all the pools is about 3 miles and takes about two hours. Springtime has the best waterfalls and the summer stream bed is usually dry. Slide show by John Wanserski.

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7 replies
  1. Holly Schick-Lewis
    Holly Schick-Lewis says:

    this is where I hve lived for the last 12 years of my life. It is a wonderful place to raise a family. we love our High School ball and we love our scenery. so come , enjoy and always stop in and say high to Olivia at Blondies over the Summer. oh yeah ride the river it is a blast 🙂

  2. SarahsAdventures
    SarahsAdventures says:

    Thanks for sharing a glimpse into this area of the park. I just visited for the second time a week ago and am always blown away. I haven't explored many of the trails though…I'll have to do that sometime on a trip without my dog!

  3. Jackie Rave
    Jackie Rave says:

    @sinsumama Isn't it amazing, we were there over the weekend of 4/8/11 it snowed, but was still breathtaking if a little too cold for me… lol. but the 3rd day the sun was out and it was terrific. Now I want to go back and be able to hike the Narrows. The river was to high so they wouldn't let anyone. Smart of course.:)

  4. sinsumama
    sinsumama says:

    We went to Zion …..just this week (by mistake) but it was the most beautiful breath taking mistake we ever made so nice, would love to do it again! (but plan it of course)


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