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 Rim Trail - GC South Rim, AZ
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 South Rim
Difficulty 0.5    Route Finding
Distance One Way 11.55 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,124 feet
Elevation Gain 200 feet
Avg Time One Way 0.5 - 6 hrs
Kokopelli Seeds 12.22
Author HAZ Hikebot
Descriptions 12,257
Routes 10,416
Photos 17
Trips 1 map ( 0 miles )
Age 18
Location Arizona
Rated Viewed All Mine Friends
8  2015-01-01 Hippy
4  2014-07-14 azbackpackr
9  2014-06-28 big_load
20  2014-05-11
Rim Trail - Hermit's Rest
The Eagle
7  2013-12-07 Hippy
14  2013-12-04 Hippy
23  2013-12-02 Dave1
11  2013-10-26
Toroweap to Upper Humming
16  2013-07-11 Hippy
8  2013-07-07 BEEBEE
9  2013-05-04
Bright Angel Trail
9  2013-03-29 Hippy
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Trailhead Forecast
Historical Weather
NPS Grand Canyon
Alternative Routes
Nearby Hikes Area Water Sources
direct air miles away to trailhead
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0.7  Grand Canyon - Inner Gorge - AZT #38
0.9  Grand Canyon Corridor Loop
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the trail is a storybook
by HAZ Hikebot

Inclines to flat. Well defined. Shade along trail. Most of the trail is paved and some sections are accessible. Excellent walking for quiet views of the inner canyon and for visitors who desire an easy hike with minimal elevation change. In winter surfaces may be slippery or icy when snowy. Beware of lightning during summer thunderstorms. Leashed pets are permitted on the trail but not on park shuttle buses.

Begin from any viewpoint in Grand Canyon Village or along Hermit Road. Can access the trail from many of the shuttle bus stops.

Trailhead Elevation is 6,820 feet, varies approximately 200 feet.

No water along trail. Water in Grand Canyon Village area and at Hermits Rest.

Pipe Creek Vista1.3miPaved trail begins here and heads west towards the village. Shuttle bus stop.
Mather Point0.7miTClosest overlook to Canyon View Information Plaza.
Yavapai Point0.75miTGlass observation area with canyon information. Shuttle bus stop.
Park Headquarters junction1.0miThe trail between this point and the next passes historic buildings, restrooms, and water.
Village Route Transfer0.7miShuttle bus stop.
Trailview Overlook0.7miGood views of the Bright Angel Trail. Shuttle bus stop.
Maricopa Point0.5miShuttle bus stop.
Powell Point0.3miPavement ends and trail becomes 3 foot wide dirt trail. Shuttle bus stop.
Hopi Point0.8miTGreat spot for viewing the sunset. Shuttle bus stop.
Mohave Point1.1miShuttle bus stop.
The Abyss0.9miShuttle bus stop.
Monument Creek Vista1.7miDirt trail ends and trail becomes a 9 foot wide paved trail. Shuttle bus stop.
Pima Point1.1miShuttle bus stop.
Hermits RestW,TSmall gift shop and snack bar. Shuttle bus stop.

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    Map Drive
    Sun5:49am - 7:06pm
    Preferred Sep, May, Oct, Apr
    RoadPaved - Car Okay
    Permit $$

    Directions To hike
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