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Grand Canyon Rim Trail

Hiking Trail

Grand Canyon Rim Trail

by: Honza
Location:  Grand Canyon, AZ          Longitude:  -112.1176    Latitude:  36.0664
Take this easy stroll along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Features and Interests:   Biggest hole in the ground! :-) 2 billion years of geologic history exposed in front of you.
Flora/Fauna on this Trail:
This is a easy and paved trail that takes you along the rim of the Grand Canyon. Being very picturesque and educational (has geologic information/stations every few yards) it's a great trail for the family or those looking for an easy going walk.
Trail Distance:  12 miles round-trip
Elevation:  6820ft - 6900ft   (change 80ft)
Trail Difficutly:  Easy - stroll through the park
How Crowded:  Often frequented trail
Season:  February to September
Accomodations: (on site)   Toilets  Water  Ranger Station  LodgingTake I-40 west for approximately 30 miles to Highway 64 (Exit 165, just east of Williams). Head north on Highway 64 directly to the South Rim (approximately 60 miles). OR Travel north on Humphreys Street to Columbus Avenue, turn left. Columbus Avenue becomes Highway 180. Take Highway 180 west to Highway 64 (approximately 55 miles), turn right (north). Head north on Highway 64 directly to the South Rim (approximately 30 miles). Once in the park drive around 5 miles to the Yavapai lookout point which will place you near the middle of the trail. From there, you can walk east or west (recommended) as far as you like.Paved road or trail to the trailhead
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