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Upper Emerald Pools Trail

Intermediate
 4.1 (39)

A steep trail connecting the middle and upper Emerald Pools.


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Map Key

0.4

Miles

0.7

KM

Point to Point

4,755' 1,449 m

High

4,419' 1,347 m

Low

356' 108 m

Up

42' 13 m

Down

18%

Avg Grade (10°)

64%

Max Grade (33°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Cave · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is a very steep, often sandy and hot trail that connects to the Upper Emerald Pool. The trail leads through rocky outcrops and up to the base of a sheer cliff.

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Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 39 votes

#3

in Zion Canyon

#111

Overall
  4.1 from 39 votes
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Trail Rankings

#3

in Zion Canyon

#13

in Utah

#111

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Photos

Waterfall, Zion National Park
Feb 5, 2015 near Springdale, UT
The view from the top of Emerald Pools.
Feb 18, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Backroads Bryce & Zion
Feb 18, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Waterfall at the end of Lower Emerald Pools trail. Fabulous after the rain!
May 5, 2019 near Springdale, UT
Zion National Park.
Sep 30, 2017 near Springdale, UT
Upper Emerald Pool's cascade.
Aug 19, 2015 near Springdale, UT

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