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“Great family hike” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Zumwalt Meadow Trail

Zumwalt Meadow Trail
47050 Generals Highway, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, CA
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Toledo, Ohio
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great family hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We hiked from Roaring River Falls - beautiful scenery, interesting and varied hike. Very little elevation change, a few stone steps. We saw a huge black bear near the bridge and Zumwalt Meadows parking lot. We also saw several deer. Saw very few people.

Visited July 2014
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California
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“Great trail hike, even with the kids!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

After reading other reviews here my wife and I decided to bring the kids to see how they would do on this short hike. It went great, they were a little small at almost 3 and 5 years old for the South leg which consists of a lot of granite steps and rocks but they made it through and we all had a great time. We stopped at a small rock beach near the base of the bridge and wadded into the Kings River. Other swimmers and hikers were all very friendly and this was a great stop and worth every minute of the 3 hr drive from a little south of Fresno.

Visited July 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Saw 2 Bears here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Great easy hike for my kids (7 & 9). We saw two bear cubs playing along the edge of the meadow. This is about a 1.5 mile loop. About 2/3 of the loop is in a more wooded area and the rest is along a rocky ledge. Very pretty and easy walk.

Visited July 2014
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Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Absolutely gorgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

An easy hike along the South Kings River. Really lovely views with lots of places to stop along the river and on the meadow loop trail. Highly recommened.

Visited June 2014
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Estes Park, Colorado
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“Easy hike, beautiful views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The hike is a short loop around the meadow. Most of it is paved. Part of the hike was rocky. The views of the mountains surrounding the meadow are gorgeous.

Visited June 2014
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