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Rim Trail

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 928-638-7888
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Lovely view from here

Want to see the vast expanse of canyon with a great view with no railings and less crowd - get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
Great Way to Enjoy the Park

Strolling along the Rim Trail is a great way to get away from the crowds and enjoy the quiet of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
via mobile
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Scenic and level walking trail, which is easy enough to bring the kids.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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+1 928-638-7888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to see the vast expanse of canyon with a great view with no railings and less crowd - get here. Excellent view

Thank Meghal7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strolling along the Rim Trail is a great way to get away from the crowds and enjoy the quiet of the canyon. I also like that I can take my dog, who loves it.

Thank mauiwolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take the bus to the eastern most point and walk the rim to the western most point. (This was our plan but we only made it half-way ie El Tovar, when storms halted our progress). There is much signage about flora, fauna and geology. The...More

Thank LAR60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warning in the winter the ice gets slippery. They sell cheap crampons in the stores so you won't bust your butt.

Thank Yrneh1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to do this for at least a mile or so to see the ways the Canyon changes with differing lights, angles, and views. Photography opportunities are at every clearing, and popular overlooks become crowded later in the day.

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 12 December 2017

A good way to see the main viewing points of the Canyon. There is also a bus travelling between key points in the Park, so you can walk a reasonable distance and then get the bus back to the main car park.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We walked along the rim trail between Mather point and Yavapai point, stopped at over looks along the way, it was beautiful and a lot of people. We took the shuttle and stopped at trail view point, it was interesting to see how the bright...More

1  Thank LisaMNUSA
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The Rim Trail is just beautiful, we were here in mid October and the weather was fantastic, we had a great day and the views on that clear day were just amazing. We covered about half the trail and as we arrived about 10.00am it...More

Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Take walk through time. The easy 3 mile walk starting at the visitor center took us about 3 hours with all the stops on the way. If you are not that fit, Take the blue bus to the red bus and get off at the...More

Thank Mrellgee
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the walk and all of the vistas between Mather's Point down to the trail head of Bright Angel. Each view was different and spectacular. I had wanted to do this on 3 previous visits - this time the weather and visibility were perfect!...More

Thank Anne32825
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Questions & Answers
28 March 2017|
Response from advntrmom10 | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean from Yavapai Point on the Rim or the lodge? There are maps online of the South Rim trail that will answer your question about walking from point to point. We used the bus from Yavapai lodge to the Rim Trail... More
Pam S
2 March 2017|
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Response from Happike | Reviewed this property |
Here is the official answer from the park management. Most of the trail is paved and some sections are accessible. Excellent walking for quiet views of the inner canyon and for visitors who desire an easy hike with minimal... More
11 December 2016|
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Response from Cynthia A | Reviewed this property |
We were here in October and the road was blocked except for the Grand Canyon Rim Trail Buses.which are very convenient.