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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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Nov 22, 2022
Michael Calabrese
Worth it. Great views of 2,000 foot slab next to waterfalls and pools
Nov 2, 2022
Cm Long
Oct 5, 2022
Roger Swaim
Sep 22, 2022
Veronica Coe
Sep 9, 2022
Holly Huston
Did it
Sep 5, 2022
Jonathan Fisher
First trail of the trip, learned some lessons
Sep 1, 2022
Andrea Zacher
Meh. Not as exciting as I'd hoped. Small trickling falls
Aug 5, 2022
Brittney Casados
Go when it is colder and there are less people

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