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Great trail with beautiful outlook point

The Watchman Trail is about 3.3 miles round-trip with a wide path. It is a good trail to do if you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Central Florida, Florida
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A Must Do

This highly popular trail can be hiked with or without a ranger. An early morning start is a good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Watchman Trail is about 3.3 miles round-trip with a wide path. It is a good trail to do if you are somewhat nervous of heights, but of course this is relative to your fear of heights. For thrill seekers, it wouldn't necessarily meet those...More

Thank kntn874
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This highly popular trail can be hiked with or without a ranger. An early morning start is a good idea due to high heat in Utah. This 3.3 mile / 2 hour moderate level trail starts at the Zion Canyon Visitor Center and ends at...More

Thank SDR007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trail starts just at the back of the visitor centre (walk along the river). The trail is easy to moderate. The views get better the high you climb. Get out early to avoid the crowds and heat - take water. A camera is a...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have 2 kids 4&10..this was a moderate hike and they did great. We started it early and mich was in the shade, I packed their Easter shoes and when we came back down they walked some in the river at the bottom. We caught...More

Thank truckinchick
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Great hike. It was steep in spots and had several switchbacks. Great views. I would recommend taking this hike first thing in the morning as there is little shade.

Thank SongBird1278
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Almost exactly 2 hours round trip. It can get VERY hot as there is no shade. A little tamer than the other Zion hikes. So not to be missed if you are afraid of heights. The view at the top is spectacular, with an almost...More

Thank _jordanselzer90
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We took this hike on the day we arrived at Zion. We checked out the visitor center around 4.45pm and then took the trail which was behind the visitor center. The trail started out to be flat along the virgin river and then climbed up...More

Thank priyapriyak
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Start as early as you can in the morning (we left at 8:00 with Avery, a Ranger) as then most of the ascent will be in shade. It's a great hike up and fairly gradual, with lots of seeps (water seeping out of the rocks,...More

Thank travellingredheadct
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We did this hike as an alternative to our plans for the day as we ran out of time to do the Observation Trail. This is a short hike with some gain to it, but not as bad as Angel’s Landing or Hidden Canyon elevation...More

1  Thank TextMeLater
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We went early, parking in the Visitor Center, and had the trail practically to ourselves. A little bit of a climb, but good footing and wide enough for those with problems with heights. The views from the top were gorgeous. Took almost 2 hours up/down...More

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