King Creek Trail #33021

King Creek Trailhead

King Creek Trail #33021 travels through ponderosa pine up to the red rock claron formation and overlooks Tropic Reservoir. This trail is special as it was constructed by third grade students in Garfield County who attend the Antimony, Boulder, Escalante, Bryce Valley, and Panguitch schools. King Creek Trail can be accessed from both King Creek Campground and King Creek Group Site.

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At a Glance

Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Bryce Canyon City, UT
Water: Available at King Creek Campground.
Restroom: Flush and vault toilets available at King Creek Campground.
Information Center: Red Canyon Visitor Center: 435-676-2676

General Information

General Notes:
  • Trail is open to: hiking


Drive east on SR12 from US 89 for approximately 11 miles to the East Fork Road.  Turn right onto the East Fork Road and continue south for 8 miles.  Turn right going towards the King Creek Campground, located near Tropic Reservoir.  The campground is on the east side of the reservoir.  The King Creek Trail, No. 33021, begins on the King Creek Road, No. 30108, north of the King Creek Group Area (campground), which lies west of Tropic Reservoir.

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  Area/Length : 
2.4 miles

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  Elevation : 
7,840 feet - 8,280 feet range