Zumwalt Meadows Loop Trail

 7 votes

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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Sep 16, 2017
Christina Ruiz
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Anna Ortung
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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
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Jul 11, 2017
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Jun 21, 2017
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