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nice swimming hole in Zion?

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nice swimming hole in Zion?

Coming from Vegas for the day in September and was looking for the best spot in the park to take a swim and just relax. Any suggestions would be great! thanks in advance..

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1. Re: nice swimming hole in Zion?

There are several places along the Pa Rus trail,but you have to look for them.Check under the bridges and you can get shade too.There are places along the river further up the canyon also.

You should consider the innertube ride down the river.

If you are doing a day trip, leave early. Its a three hour drive and you lose an hour entering UT.

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2. Re: nice swimming hole in Zion?

There are some really nice places not far up the Narrows. But that may be more than you want. So try the area just down the hill from the Big Bend stop.

The tube rides are outside the park,,,don't know when the season ends for them.

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3. Re: nice swimming hole in Zion?

There's a couple of nice spots you can get into the river right next to the South Campground. You can park at the Visitor Center and walk across the road and a short way along the trail next to the campground, or you can drive into the South Campground and park in the public parking area and walk through the campground to the river.

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4. Re: nice swimming hole in Zion?

There's one right across from Zion Lodge, just upriver from the horse corral, but before you get to the bridge. Sitting on the huge lawn just in front of the Lodge is also nice.

You should take the shuttle bus at least up to the last stop at the entrance to the Narrows, you can look for people in the water along the way. I think I recall people in the water before you get to the Narrows proper. Most places, the river isn't all that deep, but there are some holes.

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5. Re: nice swimming hole in Zion?

Thanks everyone for the help! We are in our 20's and 30's and don't mind a nice hike into a swimming hole either. Just looking to relax and enjoy the views and some nice cool water.

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