Wildcat Trailhead to West Rim Trail 5.8 miles
350 feet (107 m)
Late Spring, Summer, Fall
Wildcat Trailhead, West Rim Trailhead Other trails accessible by Wildcat Trail are West Rim trail, Connector Trail, Northgate Peaks.
This trail starts from Wildcat Trailhead and goes past the Northgate Peaks Trail Junction offering views of the Northgate Peaks as it winds through the ponderosa pine forest. It opens into the meadows before coming onto the edge of Wildcat Canyon offering sweeping views down into the deep canyon. After crossing the canyon, the trail climbs slightly until connecting up with the West Rim Trail. This area has no established campsites but does require a permit.