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Cape Royal Trail

AZ State Route 67, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86022
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Clifton Park, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Beautiful ~40 minute drive from the north rim lodge - although you will want to make a day of it since there are so many beautiful stops along the way. I thought it was even more spectacular than the view from the lodge.

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Centennial, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is not really a hike, but a short walk on paved sidewalk to the best view if Grand Canyon. It is amazing. My teenage daughters went to another outcrop of rocks just east of the main viewing area. They love the pictures if them being alone (and safe) that shows the entire expanse of the canyon. These are our... More

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new rochelle
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204 reviews 204 reviews
104 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is an easy trail to negotiate. It's paved and easy to walk. The views are spectacular--takes about 30-45 minutes to walk, depending on how often you stop to enjoy the view. Be sure to see Angel Window!

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Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The usual great road to spectacular outlooks. National Park Service does a fundamentally great job in our parks. Take advantage and leave early and share views with only a few.

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Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Perfectly maintained hard surface trail that leads to some great views. Great for older people and those in wheelchairs. An easy stroll for everyone.

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is a lesser used trail - it was mostly level except for the very beginning - and was very scenic. The beginning part of the trail is mostly rain washed and looks like a logging road - but once you get past that ( a short distance) it's a beautiful trail. It meanders through the pines and has a... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
34 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It takes almost 1 hour to reach Cape Royal driving from North Rim Visitors Center, but I have no doubts – Cape Royal is a must while visiting North Rim. Remember to stop in overlooks while driving to Cape Royal. Trail is short an easy. Actually it is pavement. At the end you will see, in my opinion, it is... More

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Arizona, USA
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191 reviews 191 reviews
29 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This 0.3 mile trail leads to Angel's Window and Cape Royal point. It's paved all the way. Angel's Window is especially nice as you can walk out on top of the "window" and enjoy the view. The trail has signs pointing out different plants and other features. Very enjoyable!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you are pressed for time and want to explore within a short time, don't ever miss Cape Royal Trail, it will give you the best ever view of the canyons.

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Santa Clarita
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you are visiting the North Rim this has to be part of your trip. The drive winds through a pine forest, willow trees, large bushes, along the rim with views from the car and also a lot of pull-outs to see views easily. The Cape Royal Trail has two different directions along the rim to go (do both of... More

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