Zumwalt Meadows Loop Trail

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1.3 Miles 2.0 Kilometers


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104' 32 m

Ascent

-123' -38 m

Descent

5,048' 1,539 m

High

4,976' 1,517 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

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A short hike with impressive views of the Kings Canyon area.

Brad Hartl

Overview

This 1.5-mile trail passes high granite walls, lush meadows, and the Kings River. Stellar scenery makes this short loop a must-do,
Features: Birding — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers
Family Friendly: A short and relatively level stroll around the meadow.
Dogs: No Dogs

Need to Know

Trailhead parking is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east of Cedar Grove Village road. Purchase a trail guide at the visitor center. Allow 1 hour.

Description

After a very short jaunt from the trailhead, you'll reach the bridge crossing the Kings River. After that, you'll make a quick loop around the Zumwalt Meadow. The trail does get a bit rocky near the southern section where it briefly climbs along the scree field, but this is very manageable. This short hike is a must hit if you're going through the park.

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Jun 21, 2017
Jean-Christophe Lecocq
Jun 12, 2017
Danielle Mangine
Easy walk through the meadow in Kings Canyon, beautiful way to experience the valley. 1mi
Jun 12, 2017
Scott Burglechner
beautiful. high water in June. wear waterproof shoes. rocky trail in some areas which might be hard for some older adults with walking difficulties.
May 20, 2017
Stefan Dyadchenko
nice hike, nice views 1.3mi
Oct 6, 2016
Roei Eisenberg
Sep 3, 2016
Lucia Moore
Jul 23, 2016
Meryl Pa
Jul 3, 2016
Rachel Wang

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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Minor Issues 17 days ago
Muddy: Large portions of boardwalk flooded with icy water. Portions that are not boardwalk are passable but wet with flowing water.
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