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Upper Emerald Pools Trail

Intermediate
 4.1 (39)

A steep trail connecting the middle and upper Emerald Pools.


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Map Key

0.4

Miles

0.7

KM

61%

Runnable

4,755' 1,449 m

High

4,419' 1,347 m

Low

356' 108 m

Up

42' 13 m

Down

18%

Avg Grade (10°)

64%

Max Grade (33°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Cave · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is a very steep, often sandy and hot trail that connects to the Upper Emerald Pool. The trail leads through rocky outcrops and up to the base of a sheer cliff.

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Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 39 votes

#3

in Zion Canyon

#111

Overall
  4.1 from 39 votes
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Trail Rankings

#3

in Zion Canyon

#13

in Utah

#111

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663 Since Feb 4, 2015
Intermediate

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Photos

Waterfall, Zion National Park
Feb 5, 2015 near Springdale, UT
The view from the top of Emerald Pools.
Feb 18, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Backroads Bryce & Zion
Feb 18, 2015 near Springdale, UT
Waterfall at the end of Lower Emerald Pools trail. Fabulous after the rain!
May 5, 2019 near Springdale, UT
Zion National Park.
Sep 30, 2017 near Springdale, UT
If you want to see it in its full beauty, try getting there right before/after the rain (The rangers close the trail during the rain so be mindful).
Jan 15, 2016 near Springdale, UT

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