Weeping Rock Trail

Weeping Rock is one of the more well-known landmarks at Zion National Park. It is also an extremely easy-to-access attraction within Zion.

Weeping Rock is a famous landmark of Zion National Park and is an easily accessible tourist attraction. The Weeping Rock is a giant, bowl-shaped alcove located where the lower layer of sandstone has eroded away. The “weeping” is caused by water that has been slowly leaking down the sandstone formations. When this water reaches an impermeable layer of rock, it’s pressed out of the side, similar to falling tears. Due to its ability to sustain life, the walls of the Weeping Rock support a gorgeous, hanging garden with a small stream below it.

Don’t think that gorgeous views require long treks ¾ It only takes 10 minutes to reach this alcove. Simply make your way to the Weeping Rock Trailhead, or the 7th stop on the Zion Canyon Shuttle, and head toward the parking lot. After making your way over the little hiker’s bridge, you’ll make a left and take the flat trail toward the viewing area.

Even though the trail is paved, it’s not wheelchair accessible, as the shape of the path grows steep and has steps toward the end.