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Address: Along the side road to Yaki Point, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: 928-638-7888
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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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Loved this Hike!

Beautiful rim view of some of the most colorful parts of the canyon. We were the only ones on the trail!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful rim view of some of the most colorful parts of the canyon. We were the only ones on the trail!

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Tampa Bay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very steep trail but worth the views. No water available except at the trail head or campground. Save your knees, use hiking poles.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would pick this trail, views are beautiful going down into the Canyon. If you want to go all the way down start early in the morning.

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first hike after arriving at the Canyon. We hiked to the first rest stop area, Cedar Point, where we were fortunate to see one of the mule trains arrive for a water break, plus another pack mule train coming up the trail. This trail offers so many different views of the canyon. We took the Bright Angel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We hiked down to Skeleton Point and back -- be aware that this is an extremely strenuous hike and deceptive -- the way down is easy, the way up not so much. Skeleton Point is the first place you can actually see the Colorado River -- and it's beautiful. Make sure you have plenty of water with you (AT LEAST... More 

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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Kaibab trail head and overlook is accessible only by the orange shuttle. Shuttles start before dawn and run until after sundown. Park in visitor center parking lot and ride free shuttle. Great place to watch the sunrise. We took the short hike out to Yaki point from there.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another great locaton to get some awesome views of the canyon below and the trail. There are spots you can get really close to the edge and see the trail below.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After researching GC hikes, I picked this one for our family (wife and two teen-aged daughters). We loved it! The views get better the deeper you go and we all took plenty of pictures. Ooh Aah Point was crowded at 11a.m. so we had to wait a bit for the photo op. We went down to Cedar Ridge and ate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting the south rim, have no major health problems, and have at least a few hours to visit the park, you HAVE to walk down this trail. You can walk down a short distance to the 'ooh ahh' point and get some fantastic pictures. If you don't hike into the canyon at all, you aren't getting the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked down this trail to get to Phantom Ranch. It has little to no shade and no water along the way so you will have to bring a lot to keep hydrated.

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