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Address: Begins near the main Visitor Center complex, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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One of the two superhighways of the Grand Canyon, this well maintained and...

One of the two superhighways of the Grand Canyon, this well maintained and popular trail offers breathtaking vistas, some shaded areas, plus a number of rest stops that have drinking water.

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SO WORTH IT!

You think the view from the top is good? Well just wait till you get to the bottom. 22km round trip with 3200 Feet elevation loss and gain. Hard? Heck ya. Worth it? You bet. One... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You think the view from the top is good? Well just wait till you get to the bottom. 22km round trip with 3200 Feet elevation loss and gain. Hard? Heck ya. Worth it? You bet. One of the most incredible things I have ever seen. Being in the canyon is like nothing else I've ever experienced.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The trail was an awesome experience. Although at the start point one could feel jittery with the height, but once you walk about 300 metres, you get pretty used to it. Although the safest bet is to walk along the mountain side. It feels chilly at first when you start but as time goes you would tend to remove your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's a longer hike (6mi 4k elevation one way) but totally worth it. To be able to get out into the middle of the canyon, see the Colorado river 1k' below you is stupendous. Favorite hike we did here.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us hiked this trail on a cold but sunny day in December. We loved every minute of this adventure that included beautiful views of the canyon and friendly hikers along the way. All of us exercise regularly and found hiking one mile down the trail then back up again to be moderately challenging.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trail with several places to sit for much-needed rest. It was a very worthwhile experience and we loved it.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down to the 3 mile rest house in perfect weather conditions at the beginning of November, We did not find the walk particularly strenuous but we are quite fit. Wished we had planned better and stayed longer in order to have gone to Indian Garden at least. The Grand Canyon is vast and beautiful and would certainly visit... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, our teenage son, and I did a beautiful hike on the Bright Angel on Tuesday. We hiked three trail miles down to Three Mile Rest Area, which is a 2120 foot descent, making for a very scenic and strenuous hike. Magnificent! As I expected at this time of year, the first 1/4 mile or so of the trail... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We backpacked out of the canyon on this trail. There were several rest stops (complete with toilets) and amazing scenery (so lots of photo ops). This trail is easily accessible fro the village so it was very busy (especially near the top) even though we were hiking out in not the best weather! It was not as steep as the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard hike, but great views, water at indian garden. First hour very icy, need cramp on in winter, then fairly straight forward. Worth the hike.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked on a cold New Year's Day. There was fresh snow at the top and the trail was covered with ice at the top. After a mile or so down it changed to much. We hiked to Indian Garden and back in just under 4 hours. We walked behind a mule train for at least 20 minutes. The sign... More 

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