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Gems in South Rim - 4

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gem Favorite A beautiful Grand Canyon sunrise.

South Rim Historic District

(22) Grand C…, AZ
gem Favorite Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park

Desert View Watchtower

(29) Grand C…, AZ
gem Favorite Grand Canyon as seen from the Rim Trail.

Yavapai Museum of Geology

(15) Grand C…, AZ
gem Favorite Large Kiva at the Tusayan Ruins

Tusayan Museum and Ruins

(9) Grand C…, AZ

Recommended Routes in South Rim - 7

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Favorite Coming down Bright Angel.
Difficult

South Kaibab/Bright Angel Loop

21.6 mi 34.7 km 4,968' Up 1514.22 m Up 4,978' Down 1517.24 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Coming down Bright Angel.
Difficult

Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim (R2R2R)

47.5 mi 76.5 km 10,919' Up 3328.07 m Up 10,919' Down 3328.18 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Coming down Bright Angel.
Difficult

Bright Angel Trail Out-and-Back

16.0 mi 25.7 km 4,366' Up 1330.9 m Up 4,367' Down 1331.07 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Coming down Bright Angel.
Easy

Rim Trail

13.1 mi 21.0 km 469' Up 142.87 m Up 990' Down 301.78 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Coming down Bright Angel.
Difficult

Plateau Point From South Rim

12.4 mi 19.9 km 3,208' Up 977.81 m Up 3,208' Down 977.85 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Total cloud inversion near Desert View, Grand Canyon National Park
Easy

Desert View Point

0.5 mi 0.7 km 27' Up 8.35 m Up 26' Down 7.99 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Large Kiva at the Tusayan Ruins
Easy

Tusayan Ruins Loop

0.2 mi 0.4 km 30' Up 9.06 m Up 30' Down 9.19 m Down

Grand C…, AZ

South Rim Hiking

  • 346 Miles 557 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Gems Gems
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 22 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 6 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in South Rim - 30

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6.6 mi 10.6 km #1AZT - Passage 38 - South Kaibab
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ 64 
8.1 mi 13.0 km #2Bright Angel Trail
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ 58 
4.4 mi 7.1 km #3Grandview Trail
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ 20 
5.9 mi 9.4 km #4Hermit Trail
Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ 20 
1.0 mi 1.7 km #5Shoshone Point
Easy
Grand Canyon, AZ
Easy
Grand Canyon, AZ 12 
34.4 mi 55.3 km #6East Tonto
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
7.8 mi 12.5 km #7Tanner
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ 14 
6.0 mi 9.6 km #8New Hance
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ 11 
58.8 mi 94.6 km #9West Tonto
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
23.2 mi 37.3 km #10AZT - Passage 37 - Grand Canyon - South Rim
Easy
Grand Canyon, AZ
Easy
Grand Canyon, AZ

Photos of South Rim - 261

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Coming down Bright Angel.
Apr 7, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
The amazing colors of Elves Chasm (photo by smoddelm)
Jul 9, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
Bighorn Sheep crossing the Bright Angel Trail on our way to Plateau Point.
Jun 11, 2016 near Grand C…, AZ
Mouth of Havasu Creek
Jul 8, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
Sunset at Hermits Rest.
Jan 20, 2016 near Grand C…, AZ
Grand Canyon as seen from the Rim Trail.
Apr 7, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
Grand Canyon South Rim - Grandview Point.
Jul 10, 2016 near Grand C…, AZ
Soak up the stellar Grand Canyon views from Cedar Ridge off the South Kaibab Trail.
Mar 31, 2017 near Grand C…, AZ