For a non-strenuous hike along the inner canyon coupled with unrestricted views of the spectacular gorge, try Rim Trail inside Grand Canyon National Park. The park, a World Heritage Site, has made hikes along this trail easier thanks to the well-managed, paved terrain. You can appreciate the remarkable views of the 1.6 km (1 mi) deep canyon cut by the Colorado River from any of the viewpoints along the trail. The full trail is 21 km (13 mi) trail, but if you get tired beforehand, there are shuttles that run from various points along the trail throughout the day. For a memorable end-of-day view, head to Hopi Point to watch the sunset. The park urges you to carry water at all times, and remember to wear good walking shoes. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rim Trail and many more Grand Canyon National Park attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.
Rim Trail reviews
This was so amazing. Everyone should take the time to walk through this and take it all in. Plan on spending at least an hour. more »
A very nice easy walk along the rim of the Grand Canyon. Plan to navigate around a lot of people and folks on bikes. The nice thing is that there is a free shuttle from the visitors center to various.... more »
This trail runs along the rim. If you start at the village and head towards Hermits Rest you can hop on and off the bus when you get tired. Great views all along the way. Be sure to stop at... more »
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