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blue Watchman Trail

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1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
88% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 559' 170 m
Descent: -78' -24 m
High: 4,422' 1,348 m
Low: 3,931' 1,198 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A relatively short jaunt to a mesa overlooking the Visitor Center.

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

This run is brutally hot in summer. Bring sunscreen and water.

Description

Starting from the Visitor Center, this trail winds its way east, easily at first, then quite steeply. Eventually you'll gain the Watchman Trail mesa which affords views of the Towers of the Virgin, lower Zion Canyon, and Springdale.

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Nov 19, 2015
Nicolas Leroux
Short run with nice view at the top. 369 feet of elevation gain (according to sign at the visitor center) — 0h 35m

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  4.1 from 54 votes

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