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290 mi 467 km of trail 6 Recommended Routes

Gems 4 Gems Easy Trails 17 Trails Intermediate Trails 18 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails

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Gems in North Rim - 4

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gem Favorite Grand Canyon North Rim

Bright Angel Point

(26) Grand C…, AZ
gem Favorite Cape Royal

Cape Royal

(5) Grand C…, AZ
gem Favorite Hikers approaching the granaries

Nankoweap Granary

(4) Grand C…, AZ
gem Favorite Point Imperial viewpoint (NPS Photo by Michael Quinn)

Point Imperial

(6) Grand C…, AZ

Recommended Routes in North Rim - 6

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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 Grand Canyon North Rim
Intermediate

Bright Angel Point

0.5 mi 0.8 km 70' Up 21.3 m Up 69' Down 21.12 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Cape Royal
Easy

Cape Royal Trail

0.9 mi 1.5 km 32' Up 9.71 m Up 32' Down 9.71 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite North Rim Hike days before my Rim 2 Rim Hike
Easy/Intermediate

Transept

2.1 mi 3.3 km 110' Up 33.45 m Up 265' Down 80.68 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite View to south with Unkar Creek running through picture. Jupiter Temple on left side.
Easy/Intermediate

Cape Final Trail

4.3 mi 6.9 km 425' Up 129.56 m Up 425' Down 129.46 m Down

Grand C…, AZ
Favorite Headed down North Kaibab
Intermediate

Uncle Jim Complete Loop

4.8 mi 7.8 km 494' Up 150.7 m Up 495' Down 150.91 m Down

Grand C…, AZ

Trails in North Rim - 38

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11.3 mi 18.2 km #1Escalante
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ 15 
4.9 mi 7.8 km #2Widforss Point Trail
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ 18 
14.7 mi 23.6 km #3AZT - Passage 38 - North Kaibab
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ 17 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #4Deer Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Fredonia, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Fredonia, AZ
2.3 mi 3.7 km #5Tapeats Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
12.6 mi 20.4 km #6Thunder River
Intermediate/Difficult
Fredonia, AZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Fredonia, AZ
58.8 mi 94.6 km #7West Tonto
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
11.9 mi 19.2 km #8North Bass
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
0.9 mi 1.4 km #9Unkar Delta
Easy
Grand Canyon, AZ
Easy
Grand Canyon, AZ
8.8 mi 14.1 km #10Clear Creek
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
5.1 mi 8.2 km #11Old Bright Angel
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
3.3 mi 5.3 km #12Powell Plateau
Intermediate
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
12.1 mi 19.4 km #13Nankoweap
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
Very Difficult
Grand Canyon, AZ
3.0 mi 4.8 km #14Granite Narrows Route
Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
Difficult
Grand Canyon Village, AZ
2.7 mi 4.4 km #15Point Imperial
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
2.5 mi 4.1 km #16Bill Hall
Difficult
Fredonia, AZ
Difficult
Fredonia, AZ
3.1 mi 5.0 km #17Tuckup Trail
Intermediate
Colorado City, AZ
Intermediate
Colorado City, AZ
9.9 mi 16.0 km #18Ken Patrick
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
6.6 mi 10.6 km #19Tiyo Point
Easy/Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Easy/Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
0.4 mi 0.7 km #20Cliff Springs
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ
Intermediate
Grand Canyon, AZ

Photos of North Rim - 167

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Cape Royal
May 14, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
Grand Canyon National Park: North Rim - Muted sunrise from Cape Royal
May 14, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
Deer Creek Falls
May 14, 2015 near Fredonia, AZ
This bridge provides quite the view.
Jul 1, 2017 near Grand C…, AZ
North Rim Hike days before my Rim 2 Rim Hike
Jan 24, 2016 near Grand C…, AZ
The Canyon shares it magic
Feb 8, 2018 near Fredonia, AZ
Sunset at Cape Royal Point, North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Apr 1, 2020 near Grand C…, AZ
North Rim Lodge
Jan 24, 2016 near Grand C…, AZ