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Review of South Rim Trail

South Rim Trail
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Owner description: Considered by many to be the best area to view and explore the Grand Canyon.
Reviewed September 18, 2013

The South Rim Trail is amazing. It's a good hike of about a mile, I believe. Some ups and downs made it slightly challenging. The views are unbelievable, with the big payoff at the end. Well worth the effort and part of our trip we'll never forget.

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Reviewed September 17, 2013

The trail is about 4 miles round trip. It has the option of continuing into the back country but we didn't do that part. It's easy but very crowded even after Labor Day. However the views of the Lower Falls are great as the trail winds along the south rim of the Canyon. Artist Point, at the end of the trail, was over run with people. Can't imagine what it was like during the summer! If possible, try to participate in the Ranger program. We missed the beginning but caught up with the group and listened to part of his presentation about the geological origins of the Yellowstone Park. Well worth it.

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Reviewed September 13, 2013

Another crowded spot, but not as bad as others. Take the time to visit this area. Very photogenic area. Just beautiful

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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Worth the side trip. Was a nice surprise. A little crowded hard to park but certainly another awesome adventure view

Thank retired27
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

I feel sorry for the people that drive the south rim road. The views and experiences from the trail are not to be missed, and the crowds are quite a bit thinner than at the overlooks.

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