Rim Trail

#8 of 76 trails in Grand Canyon National Park

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Rim Trail is a 18 mile out and back trail located near Grand Canyon, Arizona that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from April until October.

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Jeremy Zilkie (843)

33 Completed29 Reviews

Dallin Wellington (437)

23 Completed1 Reviews

I took this trail from the Visitor's Center to get to Bright Angel Trailhead (~2.5 miles one-way). Very nice views, but extremely crowded during the afternoon. When I started (around 9 A.M.) there were periods on the way over to Bright Angel that I had the trail to myself, but on the way back (around 1 P.M.) it was packed pretty much the entire length of the trail.

Taylor Farr (569)

21 Completed20 Reviews

Jeremy Haines (590)

29 Completed21 Reviews

Awesome views as you would expect. Easy trail, which means lots of people. And plenty of rude people. But other than that any hike is a good hike and the grand canyon never disappoints.

Andrew Walck (523)

31 Completed23 Reviews

Great trail . Well worth the five stars , but at peak season, it almost feels like your in New York City with the amount of people screaming and pushing by .

Lee Wingo (925)

45 Completed36 Reviews

We hiked about 6 miles of the rim trail in early march. We did the hermits rest route. You can hop on a trolley if you get tired or are ready to see a different perspective which is what we did.

Erica Smith (274)

16 Completed4 Reviews

I did the whole trail over two days in late July. The trail seemed to get more people on it later in the afternoon, and closer to the overlooks where the trollies are letting people off. It was a spectacular way to see the canyon, especially during the "red section". There were far fewer people on it when I hiked, which allowed better views, and was very peaceful.

Diedre L & Rick B (303)

15 Completed5 Reviews

We completed only 8 miles. Its an easy trail with spectacular views of the Grand Canyon. There is also a fascinating exhibit on geologic time, the age of Earth, and the rocks exposed in the canyon.

Rene Clausen Nielsen (180)

4 Completed4 Reviews

Only did some 5 km. I think, and it was a very easy stroll. But also extremely beautiful.

Anand Nataraj (237)

6 Completed2 Reviews