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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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  • Seems to be the most popular area to hike. Buses take u up into the canyon and there’s multiple stops. The narrows is at the end and a easy hike up to the water section. 
    Seems to be the most popular area to hike. Buses take u up into the canyon and there’s multiple stops. The narrows is at the end and a easy hike up to the water section.  more »
  • It was amazing! Great fun with my brother and an adventure of a lifetime. We aren’t hikers and it took it out of us but well worth it! 
    It was amazing! Great fun with my brother and an adventure of a lifetime. We aren’t hikers and it took it out of us but well worth it!  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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