Following the Grand Canyon’s edge is the Rim Trail, a 13-mile paved trail perfect for hiking or biking. The full length of the trail will take you from Hermit’s Rest, over the Grand Canyon Village’s main path, to the South Kaibab Trail Head. One of the park’s most scenic trails, the Rim Trail provides countless opportunities to view the canyon form several overlooks and viewpoints, perfect for taking striking pictures of the canyon. The 13-mile hike is also relatively easy, so don’t be daunted by its length, and instead focus on the many attractions that this path connects with including Hermit’s Rest, the Bright Angel Trailhead, Lookout Studios, and the Trail of Time. For an easy, relaxing, and adventure packed hike, you can’t go wrong with the scenic Rim Trail.
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450 State Route 64 Grand Canyon, AZ, 86023Phone: 928-638-2468
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