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Depending upon water levels, Emerald Pools can be a true treasure of Zion National Park. If you time your visit right, and it has been a wet spring, the water cascading from the cliffside into Upper Emerald Pool and down to the Lower Emerald Pools is stunning. Rich in minerals, this life-giving water shines with an "emerald" glow.

If it has been a dry year or you're visiting the pools in late summer, skip this attraction and spend your time in other areas of the Park.

Short Hike: Follow the Emerald Pools hike description.

Gem Type: Geologic Feature

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Tom Robson

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Aug 5, 2022
Brittney Loiselle
Go when it is colder and there are less people
Jul 3, 2022
Junji Uetake
Done
May 28, 2022
Staci Fikel
May 24, 2022
Merritt Stanton
Did they Lower Emerald Pool trail which was beautiful. Walked under falls on this sunny & warm day.
May 22, 2022
Ashmita Shah
moderate hikes with fun breaks and water views
May 8, 2022
Pylar Godfrey
Apr 28, 2022
Khrys Tu
not much of pool
Apr 26, 2022
Greg N
upper, middle and lower

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