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Upper Emerald Pools Trail

Intermediate
 4.1 (51)

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 51 votes

#3

in Zion Canyon

#69

Overall
  4.1 from 51 votes
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Trail Rankings

#3

in Zion Canyon

#10

in Utah

#69

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Photos

Waterfall, Zion National Park
Feb 5, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Backroads Bryce & Zion
Feb 18, 2015 near Springdale, UT
The view from the top of Emerald Pools.
Feb 18, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Sheer red rock walls, leafy greens trees, and blue skies above Upper Emerald Pool
Aug 28, 2020 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

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Jul 22, 2022
Garret Maier
Jul 21, 2022
Matt Culpepper
Middle leg of Emerald Pools loop to the grotto (.8/300) 0.8mi
Jul 2, 2022
N B
0.4mi
Jun 17, 2022
William Stokes
May 23, 2022
Brian McDonnell
2.3mi — 1h 40m
May 8, 2022
Pylar Godfrey
Apr 25, 2022
Tom Patterson
Mar 30, 2022
Niki Averton