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Upper Emerald Pools Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 356' 108 m
Descent: -42' -13 m
High: 4,755' 1,449 m
Low: 4,419' 1,347 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 18% (10°)
Max Grade: 64% (33°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A steep trail connecting the middle and upper Emerald Pools.

Brian Smith

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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May 15, 2020
Kacper Pawlaczyk
12h 30m
Mar 7, 2020
Annie Zaugg
12h 00m
Jan 9, 2020
Boone Bradley
Nov 29, 2019
Carlos Camacho
Together with Kayenta trail to get to a beautiful waterfall, snow falling most of the hike
Nov 7, 2019
C F
0.4mi — 0h 20m
Oct 29, 2019
Cheri Fitzgerald
Beautiful fall leaves, warm in sun despite cool temps
Oct 27, 2019
AJ Kwak
Oct 26, 2019
Dan Shoemaker

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 31 votes

#3

in Zion Canyon

#157

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  4.1 from 31 votes
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Trail Rankings

#3

in Zion Canyon

#21

in Utah

#157

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554 Since Feb 4, 2015
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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
Zion National Park.
Sep 30, 2017 near Springdale, UT
Waterfall at the end of Lower Emerald Pools trail. Fabulous after the rain!
May 5, 2019 near Springdale, UT
Upper Emerald Pool's cascade.
Aug 19, 2015 near Springdale, UT

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