WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.
To hike From Flagstaff go North on Highway 180. Along the way you will pass the San Francisco Peaks and not much else through Tusayan to Grand Canyon Village. You will receive a map & information at the GC park entrance. Don't be afraid to ask questions. The employees are very helpful.