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Address: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Activities: Walking, Hiking
Description: Scenic and level walking trail, which is easy enough to bring the kids.

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A very pleasant walk with a spectacular view.

We walked from the South Kaibab Trailhead back to the village where we were staying. This was a pleasant mostly level walk on a paved trail. Only two warnings: 1) it will take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Tofino_Rob
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

We walked from the South Kaibab Trailhead back to the village where we were staying. This was a pleasant mostly level walk on a paved trail. Only two warnings: 1) it will take you twice as long as you think as you will spend more time stopping and gawking than walking. 2) the squirrels are more aggressive in looking for... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Take this trail and your camera to get your perfect Grand Canyon pic. Walk out on some of the rocks, and it looks like you're hovering above the canyon. It's an easy walk/hike.

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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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189 reviews 189 reviews
80 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Easy walking along the rim. Many overlook vat age points wheelchair accessible mostly gets mashed into busy core area and a lot of foot raffia but easy and great access. Food court off trail near back country office and very crowded ice cream and drink counter at center area near lodge.Have to pay national park fee to get in though... More 

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Waukee, Iowa
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Took a quick trip to the Grand Canyon and even though it has been pretty warm for this time of year it wasn't so much here. Be prepared. Dress warm and undress if you get hot! Loved the rim trail, easy walk to and from both ends of the trails with magnificent views. Was really impressed at the good, healthy... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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116 reviews 116 reviews
44 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The walk along the rim is beautiful and safe. It connects you to many points, shops, several restaurants and hotels. This trail is good for everyone to walk.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We parked the car at Mohave Pt and walked to The Abyss ... Beautiful views of Colorado River, many 'sitting spots' right on canyon edge to sit and soak up the atmosphere in total quiet.

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Boulder Creek, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

After the long drive to the Grand Canyon, we craved some hiking. In winter, the Rim Trail from Bright Angel to Visitor Center is not crowded, easy to hike, and beautiful. Loved stopping at geology center! It would be nice to have an additional bathroom heading from there back to lodges. Nice benches open for a rest, or for meditation,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Whether you are using the hop on bus shuttle to get from point to point or walking the rim trail there are awesome breath taking views anywhere along the trail. Most is paved but some is gravel. You would need good walking shoes if you are planning to walk a great deal of it as the gravel can be a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Early morning, with the sun just starting to tinge the canyon's rocky outcrops, the walk was serene with just the occasional birdsong to break the silence. The well-spaced geological infopoints along the way were not only fascinating but were really effective as a retro-chronological time-trip.

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San Diego CA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Walked the Rim trail on the way to Kaitbib trail. I was amazed at how few people we saw. Made for a nice, quiet walk, but it is a shame that most people only stop for pictures at the major stopping points. If you're going to the GC, soak it in and stay awhile.

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