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Grand Canyon National Park Trails

Grand Canyon National Park: Powell Plateau

Follow the footsteps of John Wesley Powell to iconic views above the Grand Canyon on this backcountry trek.

Grand Canyon National Park: Bright Angel Trail to Plateau Point

This 10.7-mile out-and-back dives more than 3,000 feet to a photogenic perch offering five-star views of the Colorado River and the second deepest canyon in the United States.

Grand Canyon National Park: Rim-to-Rim via North Kaibab Trail

Link the Grand Canyon’s north and south rim on this challenging 21-mile trek through two rugged canyons, offering cliffside views and scenic side trips.

Grand Canyon National Park: South Kaibab Trail to Bright Angel Trail

Trek to the bottom of the Grand Canyon on this 13.7-mile shuttle hike that tours rugged canyons, visits the Colorado River, and features stunning cliffside views.

Grand Canyon National Park: Monument Point to Thunder River Falls

Multi-layered red rocks line mile-deep canyons and cactus flowers explode with pastels on this 16-mile out-and-back to a Colorado River tributary.

Grand Canyon National Park: Rim-to-Rim via South Kaibab Trail

Link the Grand Canyon’s south and north rim on this challenging 18.9-mile trek through two rugged canyons, offering cliffside views and scenic side trips.

Grand Canyon National Park: Royal Arch Loop

Pack two days’ worth of water and dive off the South Rim on this 4- or 5-day, 34-mile trip in the Grand Canyon.

Grand Canyon National Park: Tanner and Beamer Trails to Little Colorado River

This stout three-day backpacking trip emphasizes the “grand” in Grand Canyon as it follows hardscrabble trails to remote campsites, old mining claims, and the scene of an airplane crash.

Grand Canyon National Park: Thunder River-Deer Creek Loop

This 21.5-mile clockwise loop in Grand Canyon National Park strings together faint trails and an Eden of waterfalls and swimming holes.

Grand Canyon National Park: Deer Creek Loop via Cranberry Route

Tackle one of the toughest and least crowded routes in the Grand Canyon on this 24.4-mile loop.

Grand Canyon National Park: Grandview to South Kaibab via Tonto Trail

Descend from Grandview Point for a lesser-hiked, four-day, point-to-point between rim and river.

Grand Canyon National Park: Yaki Point to Phantom Ranch

On this 13.7-mile out-and-back trek to the bottom of the Grand Canyon tour rugged canyons, cross the Colorado River, and take in stunning river-to-rim views.

Grand Canyon National Park: Skeleton Point

Get full-canyon views from Skeleton Point on this 7-mile drop into the Big Ditch.

Grand Canyon National Park: North Kaibab Trail to Bright Angel Canyon

Drop off the north rim on the North Kaibab Trail on 8.1-mile hike down to Bright Angel Canyon.

Grand Canyon National Park: Monument Point to Esplanade

Multi-layered red rocks line mile-deep canyons and cactus flowers explode with pastels on this 9.7-mile out-and-back to Esplanade overlook.

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