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Upper Emerald Pools Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
61% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 356' 108 m
Descent: -42' -13 m
High: 4,755' 1,449 m
Low: 4,419' 1,347 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 18% (10°)
Max Grade: 64% (33°)

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Trail shared by Brian Smith

A steep trail connecting the middle and upper Emerald Pools.

Brian Smith

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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  4.2 from 26 votes

#3

in Zion Canyon

#223

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#3

in Zion Canyon

#28

in Utah

#223

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489 Since Feb 4, 2015
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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
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
Moon and water
Feb 5, 2015 near Springdale, UT

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