Roaring River Falls Trail

Kings Canyon National Park, California 93633

Distance0.1mi
Elevation Gain27ft
Trailhead Elevation4,865ft
Top4,888ft
Elevation Min/Max4865/4888ft
Elevation Start/End4865/4865ft

Roaring River Falls Trail

Roaring River Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Fresno County, California. It is within Kings Canyon National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 4,865 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 27 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking. The trail ends near the Roaring River Falls (elevation 5,085 feet) viewpoint. This trail connects with the following: Zumwalt Meadow to Roaring River Falls Trail - Zumwalt Meadow Loop Trail.

Roaring River Falls Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"Roaring River Falls is a full-bodied, two-tiered 60-foot waterfall. The river catapults over a narrow granite gorge into a deep, wide rock-lined pool. From the viewing areas, only the lower 40 feet of the falls is visible. There are two trails to Roaring River Falls, and both trails are a half-mile round trip. From the east side of Roaring River is a paved, wheelchair accessible trail to a viewpoint. From the west side is a single track trail to an overlook."

"While the short trip to a view of Roaring River Falls is not much of a hike by most standards, the falls are impressive and should be seen at least once by anyone visiting Kings Canyon."

"First visiting billowing Roaring River falls, then peaceful Zumwalt Meadow, this hike offers ideal opportunities for a picnic lunch or just relaxing."

"From billowing Roaring River Falls to peaceful Zumwalt Meadow, this hike is ideal for a picnic lunch or just relaxing. As you approach the overlook, you will hear the roar of rushing water plunging into the blue-green pool that fills this granite bowl. Sh"

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Trail Information

Kings Canyon National Park
Nearby City
Kings Canyon National Park
Parks
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks (559) 565-3341
Local Contacts
U.S.G.S. The Sphinx Sequoia Natural History Association — Cedar Grove
Local Maps

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Sep 2018