We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Very nice meadow

the trail is easy and along the lake. the meadow is very nice and peaceful. Happen to see a group... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Fay W

Beautiful. Cross the river on little suspension bridge and enjoy an hour stroll around the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
New York City, New York
Read all 146 reviews
All photos (122)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“easy hike”(13 reviews)
“rocky section”(4 reviews)
47050 Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
Improve This Listing
Reviews (146)
Filter reviews
133 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews easy hike suspension bridge rocky section kings river large boulders granite rocks swimming hole wear sturdy shoes pretty level wooded area difficulty walking mile loop longer hike parking lot turn around roaring falls bug spray
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 133 reviews
Reviewed October 22, 2018

the trail is easy and along the lake. the meadow is very nice and peaceful. Happen to see a group of deers crossing the meadow which made my day! Like it and highly recommended!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fay W
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Beautiful. Cross the river on little suspension bridge and enjoy an hour stroll around the meadows. Peaceful. Signs of wildlife.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JEstella
Reviewed September 23, 2018

The Zumwalt trail is a beautiful trail in the Roads End area in Kings Canyon. The trail starts with a sleek bridge crossing the Kings River. The view of the river with the mountain background is magnificent. The trail follows the river on a pretty...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Previa1994
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a very scenic,flat,short hike. The river is to the left.Cool suspension bridge to cross over the river.The view looking up River has an awesome backdrop for photos.Check out the trout in the river.The meadow itself is gorgeous.The surrounding rock formations and mountains surrounding...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yosemitesteve
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I've been here before (before the fire) and this was my favorite chill spot at the "end of the road" area. Since the fire, it's so sad and heartbreaking.... downed trees, dry and barren. In my kid's lifetime it will be glorious again but probably...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This is an easy trail for small kids and folks who do not want to climb. The drive from Grant Grove to the meadow is spectacular. The meadow itself is very pleasant to walk around. The south end of the meadow has a very rocky...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert G
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This is one of my favorite hiking trails I have done. It is not a hard hike at all, although you will need to take some steps up rocks that is easy. The views from this trail are unbelievable. It is like a mini Yosemite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hameed A
Reviewed August 6, 2018

but it's not a must-do. for family with small kids, this should be pretty fun because it's easy for everyone. we have a 7 year old girl. it's pretty safe, not crowded like Sherman Tree but you will see people so it's not you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank eric1032
Reviewed August 5, 2018

It is about an hour long trail. Zumwalt Meadow trail is very easy but yet pleasant and scenic. It should not be missed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank minimize940314
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely easy walk around the meadow. We didn't realise you have to stay on the trail as the meadow itself is marshy, bit disappointed. Kids loved playing in the river where it goes shallow. 60 minute drive from Grant Grove along windy roads, great if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank emmasU3137ZV
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Cedar Grove Lodge
198 reviews
6.23 km away
Wuksachi Lodge
2,674 reviews
24.72 km away
Montecito Sequoia Lodge & Summer Family Camp
728 reviews
26.83 km away
John Muir Lodge
629 reviews
32.81 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 8 nearby restaurants
Lodgepole Visitor Center
78 reviews
24.20 km away
Hume Lake Snack Shop
14 reviews
28.12 km away
Still Life Cafe
135 reviews
35.57 km away
Pinehurst Lodge
26 reviews
38.68 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 63 nearby attractions
Giant Forest
1,614 reviews
28.17 km away
Giant Sequoia National Monument
66 reviews
27.27 km away
Moro Rock
1,432 reviews
31.49 km away
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park
153 reviews
27.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Zumwalt Meadow Trail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines