A Short Little Jaunt.
Weeping Rock can be seen from the Main Canyon road and beckons hikers to clamber to its base. Lucky for us, there is a short, easy trail that climbs steeply to the dripping, overhanging walll and its pretty hanging gardens. Weeping Rock is more of a photo opportunity than an athletic activity, but it's worth dropping in here before or after one of the many adventures avaialble from Weeping Rock Trailhead
Weeping Rock is one of Zion's many wide, paved trails, accessible to wheelchairs and strollers, and thus a great stop for families with children or elderly folks.
A really easy hike
0.5 miles (0.8 km) round-trip
100 feet (30 m)
Starts and finishes at Weeping Rock trailhead/shuttle stop.
Most of the hike is in the full sun.
Sturdy hiking shoes and perhaps some water
Pit toilets located at Weeping Rock, but there's no running water, so bring your own.
The hike is possible year-round, but closures occur on occasion during winter, when ice or snow coats the trail.
Hop on the free shuttle and take it up canyon to Weeping Rock shuttle stop. The trail begins on the east side of the small parking lot. If traveling November-March, drive your own vehicle from Springdale into the park and park at Weeping Rock.
This trail is short but steep! Park placards about the trees, flowers and shrubs give you a good chance to rest on this steep incline.
Once at Weeping Rock, you can hike up onto the lookout, which has great views of Angel's Landing and the Great White Throne. Beautiful hanging gardens hang over the walls.
Return the way you came.