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West Rim Trail - Zion NP, UT

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Difficulty 4 of 5
Distance One Way 7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,273 feet
Elevation Gain 3,200 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 17.66
Dogs not allowed
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8  2018-05-04 toddak
23  2016-08-14
West Rim- Telephone Canyon Trail Loop
Jim_H
15  2016-06-12
Behunin Canyon
autumnstars
7  2016-05-25 DallinW
14  2014-07-25 DallinW
23  2013-04-26
Zion West Rim with Angels Landing
John9L
30  2013-04-26
Zion West Rim with Angels Landing
zukerrach
113  2011-07-16
Imlay Canyon
Vaporman
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author avatar Guides 16,886
Routes 16,086
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Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Sun  7:40am - 5:49pm
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Overview
This hike starts out at the Grotto TH in Zion National park and proceeds along the same trail as Angel's Landing. The West Rim trail separates and follows around a series of canyons before ascending to the upper plateau.

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This is a moderately difficult hike.





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2008-05-07
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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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Zion National Park
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To Grotto Trailhead
Zion National Park can be reached from Phoenix by way of Page, AZ. Take 89N to UT-9 @ Mt Carmel, UT. UT-9 will take you to the southern entrance to the park. From there, park at the Visitor's Center and take the shuttle to the Grotto TH. From Phoenix it's 394 mi - about 6 hours 45 mins.

From SLC (I-15 & I-80) 315 mi - about 4 hours 49 mins
From St George (I-15 & Bluff) 47.2 mi - about 1 hour 5 mins
From Moab (Main & Center) 350 mi - about 5 hours 21 mins
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