Emerald Pools528 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Emerald Pools Trail Hurricane, UT 84737, USA, Zion National Park, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-4357723256
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Trail, Family And Kids
Considered to be one of the signature trails of Zion National Park, a view of Emerald pools will send you in a state of trance. A hike on this trail is quite favourite with the families as they can have a lot of fun here. After the hike, you will be welcomed with stunning waterfalls, pools set against rugged monoliths. Set in the midst of the desert, those pools offer a view of an oasis. Since the hike towards the Emerald pools is not very difficult, families and non-hikers can easily pick it up. Summers can be bit crowded though!
Entrance Ticket Details For Emerald Pools
- You need to purchase a recreational use pass upon entering Zion National Park.
- Private Vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less): $30. Valid for 7 days.
- Motorcycle: $25. Valid for 7 days.
- Per Person: $15. Valid for 7 days.
- Youth 15 and under are admitted free.
How to Reach Emerald Pools
- By Shuttle Bus.
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37.24% of people who visit Zion National Park include Emerald Pools in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
50.86% of people start their Emerald Pools visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Emerald Pools
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Emerald Pools
Emerald Pools Reviews & Ratings
Short hike with a couple steep spots. If early mostly shaded and cool until the end. Beautiful little falls and pools. Great easy hime
Zion Lodge, Shuttle Stop Five, is the access point for the Lower Emerald Pool Trail. It was just over 1-mile in length, but what makes these walks a bit more difficult is the change in elevation. All of them go up hill. This is described as ‘easy’ and while it was not technical and is suited to wheelchairs and strollers, they would need assistance. The Lower Trail was shady and pleasant and follows the canyon bottom to Lower Emerald Pool, which is located at the base of a cliff. Two small streams spread across the cliff face and trickle into the pools. The trail leads behind the falling water. We found the water trickle to be just that. It did wet the trail, but not flood it. We did not go beyond this point, and were a bit disappointed in the slimy green algae ridden water collected in the lowest area of the bottom. The trail to the higher Emerald Pool becomes more difficult after this.
Super cool hike try it out for sure!
Awesome hike. ✊🏽