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Best trails in Zermatt

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Looking for a great trail near Zermatt, Valais? AllTrails has 53 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Parco Nazionale Val Grande, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Parco Naturale della Burcina Felice Piacenza or Parco Naturale dell'Alpe Veglia e dell'Alpe Devero. Ready for some activity? There are 25 moderate trails in Zermatt ranging from 0.9 to 9.7 miles and from 5,301 to 14,960 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Zermatt
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#1 - The 5 Lakes Walk
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 46 m
The path of the 5 lakes is a wonderful hike in the alpine universe of Zermatt: The Matterhorn is reflected in the mountain lakes such as Stellisee, Grindjisee, Grünsee, Moosjisee and Leisee. The view of the many peaks is breathtaking, the hiking trail offers a rich biodiversity. It is also the moraine of the Findelen glacier.Show more
#2 - Matterhorn Glacier Trail
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
#3 - Höhenweg Höhbalmen
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 12.9 mi • Est. 7 h 56 m
#4 - Hornliweg
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 42 m
#5 - Gornergrat to Riffelberg Station
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Take the train to the top and hike down.Show more
#6 - ZMutt Dam Loop
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 41 m
#7 - Schwarzsee to Zermatt
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 5 h 35 m
#8 - Gornergrat to Riffelalp
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 5 h 31 m
This hike can also be done as a 4.3 mile point to point since it ends at a train stationShow more
#9 - Kleine Matterhorn to Breithorn
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
#10 - Zermatt to Edelweiss
Zermatt, Valais/Wallis, Switzerland
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
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