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Zumwalt Meadows Loop Trail

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Trail

1.3 mile 2.0 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 104' 32 m
Descent: -123' -38 m
High: 5,048' 1,539 m
Low: 4,976' 1,517 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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

Brad H

Features Birding · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Family Friendly A short and relatively level stroll around the meadow.

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,

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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  4.3 from 15 votes

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