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

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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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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
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

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