Weeping Rock is a short hike in Zion National Park and is great for families. It will be beautiful this time of year and also a little cooler than here in St. George. The “weeping” rock will especially be welcomed on these hot summer days and will offer a spectacular view.
The Red Reef Trail is a nice leisurely stroll up the canyon that is medium in distance. There are two pools that, on a mildly wet year, have water in them. You can jump off the rocks into the pools depending on the amount of water flow. Under the partial arch to the right there are even some ancient pictographs! There are also several rappelling areas along this route and convenient gathering areas at the beginning of the trail that are great for picnics and playing in the creek. This is a perfect summer hike for everyone to enjoy!
Taylor Creek is a great longer hike for these summer days because it’s at a higher elevation so the temperature will be cooler than St. George. It’s only a 40 minute drive from St. George which is the same distance as driving to the main canyon in Zion National Park and won’t be as heavily trafficked. If you haven’t been on this hike it is a must see and there is a high probability that there will be water in the creek.
Try these hikes out this summer and we know you won’t be disappointed!