The Watchman Trails

Hiking Tours

The Watchman Trails

Explore this 5.0-kilometer out-and-back near Springdale, Utah. It takes an average of 1 hour 33 minutes to accomplish this moderately difficult route. This is a popular camping, hiking, and running location, so you'll almost certainly stumble into other people while exploring. The route is available all year and is a great place to come at any time. Dogs are not permitted on this trail, so leave them at home.

The Watchman Trail in Zion National Park is a simple and well-kept trail that many people overlook. Many others are heading to the nearby trails and frequently pass by this hike in Zion. It provides a panoramic view of the Springdale area and is suitable for first-time hikers.

The parking area at the Watchman trailhead is the closest classic hike. to the park's south entrance, which is only half a mile away.

The walk begins with a steady rise through modest switchbacks that lead to spectacular views of the area at the observation plateau. The hike is primarily in the sun, yet it is surrounded by green vegetation and desert flora. Throughout the hike, the Watchman tower and Bridge Mountain may be seen. If you want to avoid crowds, this may not be the day trek for you.