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Address: Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Scenic and level walking trail, which is easy enough to bring the kids.

Scenic and level walking trail, which is easy enough to bring the kids.

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First time to the Grand Canyon and well worth a visit. The weather was great in February. Sunny and in the high 50's which was great for walking around.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Bethesda, Maryland
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time to the Grand Canyon and well worth a visit. The weather was great in February. Sunny and in the high 50's which was great for walking around.

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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant and inspiring hike. It is about 7 miles each way, but you can take a bus one way and walk the other if you prefer. Many fantastic views of varying degrees of amazement. Then return to the El Tovar for a great lunch or dinner.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking the rim trail is by far the best way to see that portion of the Grand Canyon. Each time it seems that one sees it differently. Much good information is posted as one goes. It is a fairly easy walk and wheelchair accessible, for those who need. We have walked it several times both ways. It does make one... More 

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Dallas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Imagine every step you take to be bridging 1 million years! That's what the rim trail from El Tovar to Yavapai point is doing. It traces the geology of the Grand Canyon from its inception and even allows you to touch rock samples from each age. The rock samples are kept on the wayside so that you can touch, feel... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rim trail is the definitive walk every visitor to the South Rim should take. This stretch covers the trail of time and some more stretching all the way east to west on the edge of the rim in the GC Village. Make sure to drop by and spend time at the various pit stops like Hopi House Kolb Studio... More 

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Chardon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the rim trail for a couple of miles. It was snow covered in many places but with good hiking boots we were fine. The trail is right on the rim and offers fabulous views. It really offers everything a good trail should, great views, a little excitment, and not a lot of idiot proofing (fencing etc.) so that... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Walked with age 10 and 8 kids. Lots of people early afternoon--tons of tours and slow crowds. Nice views, glimpses of Colorado river (barely).

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Camas, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

In my mind the only way to see the south rim. Trail is paved and nearly level. Pedestrian only, no bikes to dodge. If you tire of walking, there are shuttle stops along the way to help you out. I walked from Grand Canyon Village to Hermit's Rest and didn't see 20 people along the way. Much nicer than the... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

You have to walk all day and still you won't get to see it all in just one day. You have to stop every couple steps to admire the view, the deer, the trail itself. Wanna go back soon.

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

In addition to views includes geological reference points and samples from the oldest rocks to newest. Parts of the trail were icy but relatively safe since it is mostly flat.

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