We spent Day 2 in Zion National Park hiking in the Narrows. This involved wading in the water of the Virgin River, the very river that carved the canyon over millions of years, and continues to erode the sandstone valley floor via flash floods.

The river hike begins at the Temple of Sinawava, at the very north end of the canyon.

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Big buck within charging distance!

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We were feeling pretty rugged, braving the river with just our sandals and a hiking pole, while everyone else rented special shoes and river pants.

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(Though our feet were numb for the first 5 minutes)

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Interesting water marks on the walls

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Smiles

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Getting narrow

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More odd patterns

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