There are two routes, both approximately nine miles, through the Subway and both are strenuous and require route finding, water crossings, scrambling, or rappelling. NOTE: Both routes require permits and are extremely popular. The weather is also a factor on these routes as they are prone to flash floods. Visit the NPS.gov page for full details, conditions, and permit information.
The Zion Subway, or the “Left Fork”, is one of the most popular slot canyon and canyoneering routes in Zion National Park.
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With switchbacks, slickrock and sweeping views with seasonal waterfalls, the approach has numerous spots where you can pull off the road for a better view or to take a short hike, encapsulating many of the highlights seen elsewhere in this most scenic of areas. Read More...