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Amazing views

Only did a short part of the hike, were really mesmerized by the views. Friends told us to make... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Glenview, Illinois
Nice trail with great views!

We decided to visit the North Rim in late September as we knew there would not be many people or... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Only did a short part of the hike, were really mesmerized by the views. Friends told us to make this a must-see on the North Rim, and we're glad we did.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

We decided to visit the North Rim in late September as we knew there would not be many people or traffic. This was our final hike, which starts off with a nice wide trail in a shaded & wooded area. There are several points along...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mdurf
Reviewed September 16, 2018

I didn't have time to hike the entire trail, and the views of the canyon are at the end. Despite that, I enjoyed the views of the forest along the way. Just remember that you're at 8000' elevation, and if you're not used to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BradHurley
Reviewed January 14, 2018

This is a fairly easy hike that rewards you with amzing views of the canyon in more solitude thatn the shorter, paved and crowded trails. It is 2.1 miles along a well worn dirt path without much elevation gain. Most of the hike is through...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank RONALD D
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

The first 1/2 mile or so of the hike is a little tough as it is uphill all the way. After that, it gets fairly easy. It is definitely a beautiful hike through the woods with a couple of tangent trails to awesome overlooks. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank OtPot
Reviewed September 3, 2017

If you have a day at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, a must visit is a drive on the Cape Royal Scenic Drive-- plenty of nice viewpoints to stop and stroll over for photos. It is great to stop at several of them...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank karenpammy2016
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

This trail is worth the view at the end. And the solitude you get at the edge of the canyon. We sat and just gazed out without all the crowds.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank robinrbr
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We recently hiked the Cape Final Trail on a recent trip to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon in September. It's an easy 4.2 mile hike through the woods and you are rewarded at the end with stunning views of the North Rim. We...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MaximusGuinness
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Great hike - wonderful forest walk thru trees and wild flowers crowned by endless views of Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Angeles Window - just stunning. My wife and I truly enjoyed this mellow hike.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jonathanaw
Reviewed October 30, 2015

During our visit to the Grand Canyon National Park North Rim we tackled many of their hiking trails, and we found the Cape Final Trail (a moderately strenuous four-mile up-and-back round trip) to be the best combination of trail beauty and reward for your exertion...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Tracy F
November 17, 2015|
Response from MDEliz | Reviewed this property |
It was easy to follow. The start had a little incline and was somewhat rocky. but that was only for a short portion, It was all in the woods and shaded. I wouldn't rate it easy or difficult-it was moderately difficult.