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East Rim Trail - Zion NP, UT

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Distance One Way 10.8 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,743 feet
Elevation Gain -2,400 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,000 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 14.13
Interest Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
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West Rim Trail - Zion NP
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Preferred   Oct, Apr, May, Mar
Sun  7:09am - 5:22pm
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Misery Canyon
Misery Canyon
0.7 mi away
11.0 mi
2,800 ft
Keyhole Canyon - Zion
Keyhole Canyon - Zion
1.3 mi away
1.0 mi
250 ft
Canyon Overlook Trail - Zion
Canyon Overlook Trail - Zion
1.8 mi away
1.0 mi
163 ft
Spry Canyon
Spry Canyon
3.5 mi away
4.0 mi
1,000 ft
Cable and Deertrap Mountains
Cable and Deertrap Mountains
3.6 mi away
11.5 mi
1,600 ft
Pine Creek Canyon
Pine Creek Canyon
3.7 mi away
1.3 mi
100 ft
Middle Echo
3.8 mi away
4.7 mi
2 ft
East Mesa
4.1 mi away
3.0 mi
315 ft
Hidden Canyon
Hidden Canyon
4.2 mi away
2.0 mi
586 ft
Weeping Rock - Zion
Weeping Rock - Zion
4.2 mi away
0.5 mi
150 ft
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Overview
East Rim Trail - Zion NP is a 10.8 mile one way hike with 1,000 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 23 miles west-northwest of Kanab Utah. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. October and April are the best months to enjoy this hike.


East Entrance station to the Weeping Rock shuttle stop. This trail travels through the forested mesas of eastern Zion. The path gradually climbs over 1000 feet (with some sections of soft sand), then descends 2400 feet into Zion Canyon. Along the way are views of the massive sandstone cliffs and canyons of Zion. This trail also accesses the Deertrap, Cable Mountain and Observation Point Trails, and connects to the East Mesa and Stave Spring Trailhead.

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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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
Zion Per Car/7 Day Entrance Fee (Permits such as backcountry and such may pertain too)


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To hike
Enter Zion NP at the East Entrance station, continue west on the highway about 100 yards and turn right, follow the road 0.1 miles to the trailhead.
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