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Cape Royal

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Length


0.8 Miles 1.3 Kilometers


33' 10 m

Ascent

-33' -10 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

7,901' 2,408 m

High

7,869' 2,399 m

Low

Shared By Nicholas Shannon

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A peaceful stroll with incredible vantage points all along the way.

Nicholas Shannon

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Family Friendly A short, flat trail that leads to the beautiful views from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Overview

Cape Royal provides a panorama up, down, and across the canyon. With seemingly unlimited vistas to the east and west, it is popular for both sunrise and sunset. The sweeping turn of the Colorado River at Unkar Delta is framed through the natural arch of Angels Window. Look for the Desert View Watchtower across the canyon on the South Rim. This popular viewpoint is accessible via a paved, level trail.

Description

An easy walk on a flat, paved trail providing views of the canyon, Angels Window, and the Colorado River. Markers along the trail interpret the area's natural history. This trail begins at the southeast side of the Cape Royal parking area.

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Jul 14, 2018
Kelly Tran
short awesome hike for some beautiful views 0.8mi
Jun 26, 2018
Malcolm Anderson
Jun 22, 2018
Heather SepĂșlveda
Jun 9, 2018
Cindy Erwin
May 29, 2018
Caroline McCall
May 25, 2018
Kurtis Fuller
Oct 8, 2017
Matt Lanza
Oct 7, 2017
Dan Budge
April 2007

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 5 votes

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in North Rim

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