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Rainbow Rim 2 - N. Timp to Locust, AZ

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance One Way 5.35 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,669 feet
Elevation Gain 141 feet
Accumulated Gain 375 feet
Avg Time One Way 2-3 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 6.6
Backpack Yes & Connecting
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Rainbow Rim Trail
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Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,885
Routes 16,068
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   Sep, Jun, Aug, May → 9 AM
Seasons   Late Spring to Early Autumn
Sun  6:38am - 5:51pm
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    Kaibab FS Details

    Located along the rim of the Grand Canyon and connecting five large "Points" of land which overhang the Canyon and the Arizona Strip. The five "Points" are: Parissawampitts, Fence, Locust, North Timp and Timp. Each offers a different view and perspective of Grand Canyon features such as Powell Plateau, Steamboat Mountain, Tapeats Amphitheater and Great Thumb Mesas, as well as the Mt. Trumbull region of The Arizona Strip. In addition to the areas along the rim, the trail passes through a forest of old growth Ponderosa pine and drops into a number of steep-sided canyons filled with groves of aspens and small meadows.

    USGS Map: Timp Point


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    Access: Parissawampitts: Go 26.5 miles south of Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center on AZ 67, turn right on Forest Development Road (FDR) 22 for 10.5 miles to FDR 206. Turn left and continue on FDR 206 for 3.5 miles and turn right on FDR 214 and follow it for 8 miles to Parissawampitts Viewpoint.

    Fence: Continue on FDR 206 for an additional 1.5 miles to the FDR 271, turn right for .1 mile to FDR 294, continue on FDR 294 for .1 to FDR 293 and follow it to the trailhead in about 8 miles.

    Locust: Follow FDR 294 for about 8 miles to the trailhead.

    North Timp: From the junction of FDR 206 and 271, follow FDR 271 for 5 miles to FDR 271A, turn right and follow FDR 271A for 3 miles.

    Timp: From the junction of FDR 206 and 271, follow FDR 271 for 8 miles to the trailhead.

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