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Good trail, not so busy as others we did.

We’d done this trail before on other visits and it really wasn't top our list as had really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henry T
Reading, United Kingdom
Not too hard

You can get a view of the park entrance. Not overly challenging. A good view in the end. Worth the... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Murray, Utah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’d done this trail before on other visits and it really wasn't top our list as had really intended parking up along the scenic drive and doing some other trails such as Observation Point but all the parking spaces were taken so returned to the...More

Thank Henry T
Reviewed 26 November 2017

You can get a view of the park entrance. Not overly challenging. A good view in the end. Worth the effort.

Thank yyyzzz_utah
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Went here with a photo group and got to the Watchman t ail late in the day, so we were able to walk quite a bit and have lots of views of the Watchman. The sun coming down on the mountains with the yellow cottonwoods...More

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This trail was perfect for us in the heat of September. Short trail that offers diverse views of Springdale/Zion park. We really enjoyed it and it was not busy at all. We barely saw many poeple on the trail, which was a nice break from...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This trail is quite a bit different from other trails at Zion. Instead of gaining a lot of elevation in the cooler inner canyon, this trail is mostly a walk through the desert, with very little shade. It only goes up about 350 feet in...More

Thank MrCarver
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I went on this hike with a Ranger on the free Guided Ranger hike in late September. We were a small group (8 people total) and basically had the trail to ourselves at 8 am. The trail is a great easy way to see a...More

Thank theroadlestravel2016
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This trail leaves from the visitors center and is not as crowded as some of the other feature hikes like Angels Landing. It was vey hot when we visited and although I struggled a bit to get to the top, it was worthwhile and enjoyable.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is a good starter hike for longer trekkers or new visitors to the park. It is very close to the Visitor Center so no need for a shuttle. The short hike will get you some elevation and views of the Watchman and the entrance...More

Thank DillonM1905
Reviewed 22 July 2017

No need for a sign up. Just show up for the morning ranger led hike on the Watchman Trail. There were only 10 people on our hike. Lots of good information given. While the ranger didn't go all the way to the end, he turned...More

1  Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We did 3 hikes in Zion and this was my favorite. It's moderately strenuous. I suggest getting an early start or waiting until later in the day when temperatures are more comfortable. Wear good shoes and take plenty of water. Beautiful scenery and great views!...More

1  Thank scrappysquirrel
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