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

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Great views without going down into the Canyon!

We loved this trail because we got a "birds eye" view of the trail we took into the Canyon. We were able to get a video and camera shots of where we hiked the day before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Salt Point, New York

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Salt Point, New York
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We loved this trail because we got a "birds eye" view of the trail we took into the Canyon. We were able to get a video and camera shots of where we hiked the day before. There are outcrops where you can stand, held back by railings, to get fantastic views of down below.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The Rim Trail is a paved walking trail that follows the south rim. Parts of it have low stone walls or fences but other portions are wide open to the edge - keep small children well in hand! The views are great and it's n easy stroll from Grand Canyon Village to the rim trail. We walked on it far... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Its a beautiful hole in the ground and if you can, everyone American should see it. We enjoyed the museums and the bus trips between each of the viewing locations. I think it would be even more amazing to sleep near the canyon - camping or in a hotel. We nearly made it to sunset but it got too cold.... More 

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You must go. No photo does this trail justice. And no photo that I can produce will do it justice. You must put this on your bucket list. And if time allows, go see the sunset at Hopi Point - Hermit Road (not open to vehicles). If unable to hike, take the bus system that picks up about every 15... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This trail is a great way to get some exercise, see beautiful vantage points along the South Rim and learn interesting facts about the history of the Grand Canyon. Do as much or as little as you can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Nice trail for all ages. Much to see on the hike. Take water and good hiking shoes. Could go from half day trip to all day. Can take the bus back when you reach the end.

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london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Even though it was a rainy day this was still worth the drive from Vegas, lovely views not for the faint hearted or those scared of heights....

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This hike was a great way to see the Canyon. It was hot, so we didn't want to hike into the canyon too far. We decided to take the shuttle and do 3 miles of the Rim Trail- no regrets! There were areas to rest, and great picture taking opportunities!

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very easy and enjoyable walk. Great views. We are already planning on coming back and exploring rest of the hiking trails.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

THIS IS THE GRAND CANYON!! Walking around the Rim Trail and looking out into the amazing canyon is special. It doesn't even look real.

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Address: Address: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Grand Canyon National Park

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