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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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Jun 23, 2019
Charlie Thiel
Upper Emerald is closed due to landslide, which you can see at the Lower Pool. Hiked to Lower Pool. Lots of people on a Sunday out for a stroll.
Jun 19, 2019
Connor Cleary
Jun 17, 2019
Jamie Van Fossen
Emerald pools are amazing. Can only make it to lower pool because upper pool trail closed due to storm damage.
Jun 13, 2019
Mark Adam
Lower pools, about a mile and nice view of the water fall.
Jun 8, 2019
Fanming Zeng
Jun 7, 2019
Bernard BIANCHI
May 31, 2019
Mike Patel
May 26, 2019
April Dowdee

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