Tips for Hiking the Emerald Pools Trail in Zion NP

When most people think of Utah, they will conjure up an image of high orange sandstone rocks, Mars-like landforms, and endless deserts. 

While this can be found in Zion, you’ll also be hiking amongst snow-capped mountains and cascading waterfalls.

With all this diversity on offer, there’s no better place to soak it in that at the Emeralds Pools.

Do you have your cameras ready? You’re sure to get some amazing shots along the trail thanks to our guide.

Know Before You Go Zion’s Emerald Pools Trail is one of the most popular hikes in the entire park.

Due to how short and flat the route is, travelers of all ages and experience levels should add this sight to their itineraries.

Who Should Hike the Emerald Pools Trail? Unlike many other hikes in Zion National Park, the Emerald Pools Trail is easily completed by everyone.

If you’re a traveler who likes to stray off of the beaten path, you may want to rethink visiting the Emerald Pools.

Location & How to Get There There are several different places to start and finish Emerald Pools Trail. The most obvious starting point is from Emerald Pools Trailhead across from the Zion Lodge.

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