Wildcat Canyon Trail

Zion National Park, Utah 84767

Elevation Gain2,026ft
Trailhead Elevation6,976ft
Elevation Min/Max6911/7448ft
Elevation Start/End6976/6976ft

Wildcat Canyon Trail

Wildcat Canyon Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Washington County, Utah. It is within Zion National Park. It is 5.7 miles long and begins at 6,976 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,026 feet. The Wildcat Canyon Trailhead attraction is near the trailhead. There are also restrooms and parking. The Wildcat Spring can be seen along the trail. There is also a camp site along the trail. This trail connects with the following: Connector Trail, Northgate Peaks and West Rim Trail.

Wildcat Canyon Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"A high-country day hike or backpack from the Hop Valley trailhead to Lava Point. This trail runs across the high country between the Hop Valley trailhead and Lava Point, linking the Hop Valley and West Rim trails and providing access to several primitive canyon routes. The Northgate Peaks make a worthwhile side trip."

"A long day trip following a wilderness route down Wildcat Canyon. This route makes a challenging day trip across a stark and forbidding landscape dominated by the bone-white cliffs of the Navajo Formation.

The hike is hot and dry during summer, with little water available along the way. Travelers are advised to carry more water than is really necessary. Climbers can use this route to access the upper reaches of the Right Fork canyon via a low pass to the west of Greatheart Mesa."

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Trail Information

Zion National Park
Nearby City
Zion National Park
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Zion National Park
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Oct 2018