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Wildcat Canyon Trail

Intermediate
 3.6 (7)

A rolling backcountry trail that meanders up to the West Rim Trail from Kolob Terrace Drive.


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Map Key

5.9

Miles

9.5

KM

98%

Runnable

7,444' 2,269 m

High

6,915' 2,108 m

Low

796' 243 m

Up

327' 100 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail starts from the Wildcat Trailhead and goes past the Northgate Peaks Trail junction, offering views of the Northgate Peaks as it winds through the ponderosa pine forest. It opens into the meadows before emerging onto the edge of Wildcat Canyon offering, sweeping views down into the deep canyon.

After crossing the canyon, the trail climbs slightly until connecting up with the West Rim Trail. This area has no established campsites but does require a permit.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith

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  3.6 from 7 votes

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  3.6 from 7 votes
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Wildcat Canyon
Oct 31, 2021 near Springdale, UT
Northgate Peak West
Oct 17, 2017 near Springdale, UT
Wildcat Canyon
Oct 31, 2021 near Springdale, UT

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