Narrows Hike – Zion NP

Narrows

Entering Wall Street

The north fork of the Virgin River, called “The Zion Narrows” is probably one of the most legendary canyons to hike in all of Zion. This was our next hike we chose to conquer in Zion but first we had to rent water boots, neoprene socks  and a walking stick to be able to hike up the Narrows in the cold water. We did the day hike from bottom and back, 6 miles round trip.  We started early to catch the first shuttle to the Temple of Sinawava, and began the hike at the end of the Riverside Walk Trail. Hiking is done largely in the river, because the river runs canyon wall to canyon wall, with vertical sandstone cliffs on both sides, and there is no way of keeping your feet dry. Continue reading