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Kaibab National Forest

U.S. 89A/AZ 67, Jacob Lake, AZ
928/643-7298
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Jacob Lake
Type: Forests, National Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Biking, Horseback riding, Hiking, Picnicking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Parkland consisting of more than 1.5 million acres that border the north and south rims of Grand...
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Type: Forests, National Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Biking, Horseback riding, Hiking, Picnicking, Viewing wildlife
Owner description: Parkland consisting of more than 1.5 million acres that border the north and south rims of Grand Canyon National Park.
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Ladysmith, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Wonderful drive along the plateau, with forest and wide open meadow. Oh yes, even the odd herd of bison

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Willow Hill, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I personally like all of it.. scenery, wildlife, atmosphere, peacefulness, I imagine earlier times all over were like this in many places...I chose the date cause no earlier dates were there n It wouldn't let me finish..

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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115 reviews 115 reviews
34 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

In 20 miles I believe we haven't seen even one pothole - this street is a real joy to drive (even in our 41ft RV pulling a Jeep). We have seen cows, deer (whole herds), wild turkey and eagles. We ended up staying in the National Forest at DeMotte Campground - a real "back to nature" experience, as this campground... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

From Jacob Lake you drive through the forest to reach the north rim of the grand canyon. It is a beautiful drive from start to finish. We saw cows, deer, turkey, buffalo and many wild flowers. The meadows are so unexpected after driving through the wooded area, still regenerating from a devastating wildfire of several years ago. There is a... More 

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toronto
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110 reviews 110 reviews
74 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This would be a five if the forest had not suffered a bad fire. It is so sad to be driving past so many spindly, blackened stumps of trees. The entrance to Kaibab Forest is near Jacob Lake Inn, where the last gas station before the Grand Canyon North Rim is also located. At the same spot there is a... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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94 reviews 94 reviews
38 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Except for the first 1,000 acres (2006 fire) this forest is beautiful with rolling meadows for miles! In 2 days I saw a herd of buffalo, deer, wild turkeys, rabbits, and eagles.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I had a great time hikEing around the lake and on this small moutain there I was out there all day riding bikes and fishing and kayaking it is a wonderful park a must go to

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Our trip was at the end of September. We took several routes along scenic routes on our way to the North Rim of he Grand Canyon. Early frost burned most of the foliage killing autumn color prior to our visit. Great drives, beautiful scenery, clear air, next time we'll go earlier in the season.

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seattle
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133 reviews 133 reviews
83 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This forest goes on forever. There are alot of scenic pull outs as well as stops to take photos. Gas services and food are minimal - Top your tank off is a must. Does have some steep grades in areas.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
9 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The park was shutdown this trip and we did 8 days of hiking in the forest area and found it to be as beautiful and awe inspiring as the national park and quite a bit quieter too.

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