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North Rim Trail

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Jun 11, 2019
“Lovely relatively flat trail traversing the different Overlooks”
Sep 5, 2017
“Beautiful trail ”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed June 11, 2019

In June the North Rim trail was only open from Lookout Point to Inspiration Point. The parking in general is rather limited on the North Rim Trail, but in comparison there seems to be more at Lookout Point so the ranger suggestion parking there and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

The North Rim trail is not to be missed. It offers unique views of the Canyon, fall, and river. A pretty easy walk but does have steep falls so be careful.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We did the whole trail, with the small side trails, and it is so worth the effort! great views, of ospreys too

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

I wasn't too impressed with the views here. Other reviews had we expecting much more, so sadly I wasn't happy with it. The hike is a more technical one that would limit some people, so I discourage anyone who isn't really that "into hiking" to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank amandatV8588RJ
Reviewed October 22, 2016

The North Rim offers spectacular view of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone that should not be missed. You can either walk it from Canyon Village or drive south on the Great Loop Rd for about a mile and take the one-way road back to Canyon...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank OziDiver
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Offers different perspectives of the respective falls; may be slightly strenuous for some but worth it in the end.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Big_bro_1_usa
Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Whether you just want a short hop of one kilometer from the parking area for the brink of the lower Falls Trail over to lookout point, or, a full day trip all the way down the 7 Mile Hole trail to the river itself and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank jesseo582
Reviewed December 12, 2015

The north rim is not as crowded as the southern rim. There is a one-way drive that begins 1.2 miles south of Canyon Junction. It takes you to four accessible views of the canyon. At the Brink of Lower Falls, you can see the Lower...More

Date of experience: August 2015
6  Thank morrishj
Reviewed September 7, 2015

The Major Portions of the trail are paved and easy to go especially near the Major Overlooks. verall length of the rail is about 4.5 Kilometers. You can begin at either end tough we started from the area near the Chittenden bridge.THE first part of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed August 6, 2015

We parked at the Brink of the Upper Falls parking lot, did the short walk to that overlook, and then walked back through the parking lot to the main road and picked up the north rim trail from there. So it was a little shorter...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank StefanieH443
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