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Address: Begins near the main Visitor Center complex, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Phone Number: (928) 638-7888
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One of the two superhighways of the Grand Canyon, this well maintained and...

One of the two superhighways of the Grand Canyon, this well maintained and popular trail offers breathtaking vistas, some shaded areas, plus a number of rest stops that have drinking water.

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Breathtaking - both literally and metaphorically!

My husband and I are in our mid-30s and are considered to be of average fitness and it took us a total of 7.5 hours to hike to Plateau Point and back, with multiple stops in... read more

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I are in our mid-30s and are considered to be of average fitness and it took us a total of 7.5 hours to hike to Plateau Point and back, with multiple stops in between for breaks. We started late at 9am, but was blessed with great weather (clouds and winds) which really helped us on the way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose the Grand Canyon for our first real hiking experience. We are in our mid-60's. We were a little nervous setting out, not knowing what to expect. Our original plan was to hike down to the two mile point, then head back up. We ended up not knowing exactly where that was, so we kept going... More 

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Weatherford, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When we planned a trip to Grand Canyon we had intended to hike the complete Bright Angel Trail to the bottom of the canyon and back. After more research we concluded that we aren't in good enough physical condition to do it. It isn't one that can be completed in one day. We did, however, enjoy watching fit hikers ascending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed this hike immensely. We hiked down just over a mile down and then back up. Hike was not to difficult. If you have a fear of falling over the edge, you can stay to the inside of the trail. Falling is not that big of a danger unless you are one of the daredevils that were balancing out on... More 

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Setauket, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail takes you to the bottom with stop offs along the way of interest. It will take close to three times the descent time if walking to come back up so the entire hike can be a few hours. You can either walk down on your own or ride a mule(not donkeys-mules!). Mules are apparently stronger, smarter and more... More 

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BJthefoodie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will never forget the looks on my mom and dads face when we brought them here for a visit. Totally an awe inspiring moment. Take the family, turn off the technology and be amazed.

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Kennewick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail goes all the way down to the river and has an interesting history. We did not go all the way as it would take too long and the hike all the way back up would hard. We were not there for the history and view not for the exercise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was not hard to walk and it was really great trail. I walked with my 8 year old kid and my parents. As I went down the trail, I could see the differnt Grand Canyon view. I was going to walk only 30 mins, but I couldnt stop go down. I walked 2 and half hours and 8 year... More 

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Tiffin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We woke up at 3:30 am from Bright Angel camp at the bottom of the North Rim to hike Bright Angel trail. We woke up early due to the heat (it got up to 132 the day before in the sun). The bottom has a wonderful creek that we sat in when we got hot. It kept us nice and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hiked up this trail from Phantom Ranch. Left the bottom around 6:00am to avoid the heat and was in the shade most of the trip up. Water was available at 3 different locations to you did not have to carry as much.

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