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Address: U.S. 89A/AZ 67, Jacob Lake, AZ
Phone Number: 928/643-7298
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Horseback riding, Picnicking, Hiking, Biking
Description: Parkland consisting of more than 1.5 million acres that border the north...
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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Wildlife everywhere

After my failure on visiting the Grand Canyon (because it was closed and it's not open until May 15) I spent some time in Kaibab's forest. Surprise that I get to see mule deer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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248 reviews 248 reviews
140 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

After my failure on visiting the Grand Canyon (because it was closed and it's not open until May 15) I spent some time in Kaibab's forest. Surprise that I get to see mule deer, whitetail deers, and some weird big black birds that look like turkeys. Overall cool nice experience due to the wonderful weather and the wildlife.

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Fulton, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It was beautiful. For nature lovers it's a must-see. We drove through as we were traveling from the Grand Canyon toward Bryce Canyon. We don't get to see trees like that in Oklahoma or Missouri!

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Melrose Park, United States
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104 reviews 104 reviews
56 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It is a 45 mile drive to the North Rim and you have to drive through the Plateu and National Forest to get there. It is a very nice drive but there isn't much to do along the way.

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Ladysmith, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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3 reviews 3 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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151 reviews 151 reviews
36 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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114 reviews 114 reviews
77 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 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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138 reviews 138 reviews
60 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

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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