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Sand Beach Trail - Zion, UT

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Rated  Favorite Wish List UT > Southwest
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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance One Way 1.4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,275 feet
Elevation Gain 200 feet
Accumulated Gain 200 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 2.07
Interest Perennial Creek
Dogs not allowed
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Apr, Oct
Sun  7:14am - 5:20pm
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Court Of The Patriarchs
Court Of The Patriarchs
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Riverside Walk
1.2 mi away
5.6 mi
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Likely In-Season!
Overview: This is a sandy trail which runs alongside the west side of the virgin river between zion lodge and the court of the patriarchs. It appears to be the main route of the horse rides they give in the park. It doesn't have good views of the river and smells quite a bit of horses. Watch for landmines. I didn't do the extra 1.2 mile loop in which you climb a few hundred feet up to a bluff on the west side above the river. Frankly this should be considered a trail for horses only as it isn't an enjoyable hike. You need a permit for each vehicle entering Zion national park. Once in the park, a free shuttle is run in the summer from the visitor center.

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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

Permit $$
Information is listed below

Zion National Park
Zion Per Car/7 Day Entrance Fee (Permits such as backcountry and such may pertain too)

Map Drive
Paved - Car Okay

To hike
Zion visitor center is located north of Springdale, Utah on highway 9. Once at the visitor center get onto the free shuttle. Get off at either court of the Patriarchs or Zion Lodge. At court of the patriarchs you follow a maintenance road to a bridge and head east. At zion lodge cross the bridge and head south.
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