Hike to the beautiful Weeping Rock Waterfall

Tom’s Experience hiking to Weeping Rock:

Weeping Rock is one of the most popular hikes in Zion National Park since it is so easy to reach.Trail in Zion National Park

 

The trail is paved and leads to a neat rock formation that leaks water like tears to keep you cool during the hot summer months.

Zion National Park Trail

It is also only .4 miles round trip. No dogs are allowed on this trail.

Hiking in Zion

The trail is above a small stream and easy to follow; there are signs along the way that point out different desert plants.

Weeping Rock Zion National Park

This is also the same trailhead as the more difficult Hidden Canyon.

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Trail Info: Exit the Zion shuttle at the Weeping Rock Trailhead. There are outhouses at the trailhead as well as maps and other information.

GPS:

Weeping Rock Trailhead:     37.270905,-112.938482

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Explore the dangerous Hidden Canyon in Zion

Tom’s Experience hiking Hidden Canyon:

Hidden Canyon is an adventurous hike inside of Zion National Park. The trail starts at the Weeping Rock Trailhead which is the 7th stop for the Zion Canyon Shuttle.

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The trail starts off very steep as it makes its way along the mostly-paved trail up the canyon. You will have great views of Angels Landing in the distance and Big Bend almost the entire hike until you enter the canyon.

Hidden Canyon Hike

You will reach a signed fork that points you towards Hidden Canyon. From here there are a few short switchbacks that lead to a nice view point. After the view point the trail gets narrow and there are chains in the rock similar to Angles Landing.

Hiking Hidden Canyon

You aren’t nearly as exposed as Angels Landing but if you are afraid of heights you may need to turn around here. The trail portion with chains is really neat as you walk along a ledge with steep drop-offs on one side.

Zions Hidden Canyon

Once you reach the entrance of Hidden Canyon you can explore the canyon up as far as you would like. Eventually you will reach a small arch on the right side of the canyon wall that is easy to miss if you aren’t looking for it.

Hidden Canyon Arch

Just turn around when you are ready or when you reach an obstacle you can’t get up. Dogs are not allowed on this trail. Total round trip mileage is about 3 miles total to the arch and back with a 1000 foot elevation gain.

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Trail Info: Exit the Zion shuttle at the Weeping Rock Trailhead. There are outhouses at the trailhead as well as maps and other information.

GPS:

Weeping Rock Trailhead:     37.270905,-112.938482

Mouth of Hidden Canyon:     37.26791,-112.938479

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