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Address: Along the side road to Yaki Point, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright...

One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright Angel Trail, this path runs along a ridge offering stunning views. During the summer, visitors are advised to bring at least two quarts of water along because it can get very hot and the trail offers no shade.

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Great short hike--fit to your timeframe!

We hiked with 10 and 8 year olds down to Ooh Ahh point. We hiked first thing in the morning, still a decent number of people but definitely by crowded. Beautiful views and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We hiked with 10 and 8 year olds down to Ooh Ahh point. We hiked first thing in the morning, still a decent number of people but definitely by crowded. Beautiful views and pictures-some really neat points we took pictures of or kids that looked way more daring than they really were. We stayed at Ooh Ahh point for 45... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We got a late start on our hike. It was an August afternoon, sunny, and very hot, but we were determined to do a little hiking into the canyon. We took the shuttle from the visitor center to the trailhead. The shuttle was packed as it was a weekend, but we didn't have to wait long to get on one.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If I had to choose one to hike of the two main trails of the south rim, this is it. It's steep, the views are amazing. We actually rode up this trail on mules. It was scary at moments only because we were sitting up high looking over the edge. You can get that experience hiking if you walk on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiked down to skeleton point as an afternoon hike. Was amazing. Views get better and better as you go, and end with a great view out over the north rim. Took us 3 hrs - 6mi round trip and ~3k elevation change. awesome! Have to take the orange bus to the trail head from the visitor center - can't drive... More 

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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on what I had read while planning our trip, I was very skeptical about this trail. My husband and I are in our mid 40s not in top shape, but no health issues either. Going down to Ooh Aah Point proved not to be a problem for us at all. Even with the snow and ice in some spots.... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I definitely recommend this trail and it is very easy to do: its paved, it has great points to stop at and take pictures and it takes you right back into the visitor center if you want to walk the whole trail. We loved this part of our trip and I think its a must do!

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Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, our son, and I hiked two trail miles and 1600 vertical feet down the South Kaibab on Wednesday. We loved it. We did the Bright Angel trail the day before. There's a different look and feel here, and one can have a terrific time at the Grand Canyon hiking one or both of there trails as far down... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We backpacked into the canyon on this trail. I'm glad we had crampons at the top because it was very icy. After the section of ice came a section of mud. All's fair in winter hiking! Anyway the canyon is amazing -- but you should beware -- the trail is extremely steep and contains many steps (stairs). As I mentioned... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No water on trail so make sure to bring plenty. Great hike, icy at the top, muddy in the middle, does help limit the number of people, best overall mid difficulty hike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail is in rough shape. You will experience ice and snow at the top and slippery mud the rest of the way. Spikes are good, but not necessary. It gets warmer as you go down. The views were excellent, especially since we could not see anything at the top due to the fog. This definitely a must do if... More 

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