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blue Watchman Trail

Trail

1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 559' 170 m
Descent: -78' -24 m
High: 4,422' 1,348 m
Low: 3,931' 1,198 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A relatively short jaunt to a mesa overlooking the Visitor Center.

Tom Robson

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

This hike is brutally hot in summer. Bring sunscreen and water.

Description

Starting from the Visitor Center, this trail winds its way east, easily at first, then quite steeply. Eventually you'll gain the Watchman Trail mesa which affords views of the Towers of the Virgin, lower Zion Canyon, and Springdale.

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Jun 10, 2019
Lana Z
Jun 8, 2019
Jeff Hutchison
Jun 4, 2019
Laura Jentz
Jun 3, 2019
Kathryn Turner
0h 50m
May 31, 2019
Mike Patel
May 27, 2019
sheindl Heindl
May 22, 2019
Xian Fang
May 12, 2019
Didier A.
Great view at the top, steep, but short. 1.8mi

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  4.2 from 49 votes

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in East Zion

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#1

in East Zion

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in Utah

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