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Zumwalt Meadows Loop Trail

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Length

1.3 Miles 2.0 Kilometers


Elevation

104' 32 m

Ascent

-123' -38 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

5,048' 1,539 m

High

4,976' 1,517 m

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

Brad Hartl

Overview [Suggest Changes]

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 [Add/Remove]
Family Friendly: A short and relatively level stroll around the meadow.
Dogs: No Dogs

Need to Know [Suggest Changes]

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 [Suggest Changes]

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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May 12, 2018
Dennis McDowell
May 3, 2018
Janet Pangborn
Beautiful meadow views. Granite and large pines. River is very flat and gentle at this point.
Sep 16, 2017
Christina Ruiz
1mi
Aug 24, 2017
Anna Ortung
2mi
Aug 13, 2017
Grayson Hester
An incredible amount of diversity in a short span. Well worth the quick jaunt. 2.1mi
Aug 4, 2017
Wei Liu
Aug 2, 2017
Grant Campbell
Jul 29, 2017
Criss Gutierrez

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 7 votes

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