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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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Sep 10, 2020
Erika Sixtos
Jul 17, 2020
Christen Mozurkewich
Lower emerald canyon
Jul 11, 2020
Maria Fehl
Jul 2, 2020
Sydney Urbaniak
It was green. There were too many people. It was very hot. There were a lot of stairs. - Julie
Jun 22, 2020
Amber Lutsko
Jun 10, 2020
Jennifer Peyerk Shotwell
Lower and middle pools closed due to rock fall. Upper pool viewed.
Jun 8, 2020
Geosvanys Dumas
First hike of the day
Mar 21, 2020
Angelo Iannuzzelli
2nd

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