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Zumwalt Meadow Trail

47050 Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Meadow is meh, but rock formations and river are great

They were restoring the meadow, perhaps that was why it was not very appealing. However, the river... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eileen W
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McHenry, Illinois
A very beautiful place in Kings Canyon National Park

We wanted to see some of the park. We stopped at Grizzly Falls which is by the road on the way in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John Y
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Arcata. CA.
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“easy hike” (11 reviews)
“north dome” (3 reviews)
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47050 Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

They were restoring the meadow, perhaps that was why it was not very appealing. However, the river was beautiful and the soaring rock formations were spectacular.

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to see some of the park. We stopped at Grizzly Falls which is by the road on the way in. It was worth seeing. Then we stopped at the Roaring River Falls. That was not a long falls but a lot of water...More

Thank John Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got to the park late in the day and wanted a short, easy trail to do before dark. This was perfect! It is extremely scenic with beautiful views in all directions. You can also connect it to multiple other trails and make it a...More

Thank Brenna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 1.3 mile easy hike is highly rated, and for good reason. And the drive to get there is worth the trip if nothing else. The one thing we were not prepared for were the gnats. Hundreds, no thousands of gnats. We had Deep Woods...More

Thank mountainmama79
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We wanted to do a short but interesting hike and after some research decided upon Zumwalt Meadow trail. Turned out to be an excellent choice. The trail is an easy 1.5 mile loop, pretty much flat all the way, and very scenic. You start (and...More

Thank paxa
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a loop trail along a river and meadow. Parts of it is among large boulders so good hiking shoes are a must. Bring plenty of water and bug spray. You will find people fishing too.

1  Thank pvnipper
Reviewed 31 July 2017

A great place to stop and walk on even ground next to the river with lots of different views of scenery to the meadow. Make some time to wonder around here and explore the area.

Thank Travelin M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Could not complete the loop trail due to the meadow being flooded. Nice bridge feature and nice picnic spot.

Thank Eva P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We started at the Roaring Rapids waterfall and took the path to Zumwalt Meadow. Well, normally this would be great, but the meadow trail was flooded and we were planning on meeting the rest of our party at the parking lot. There were no signs...More

1  Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This trail heads out around the Zumwalt meadow. There is a nice, solid, suspension bridge to get across the river. Parts of the trail are on a boardwalk that cuts across the meadow and marshy area. There is also a rocky section that is kind...More

Thank Rodney B
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