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“ooh aah point”(206 reviews)
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One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright Angel Trail, this path runs along a ridge offering stunning views. During the summer, visitors are advised to bring at least two quarts of water along because it can get very...more
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Along the side road to Yaki Point, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I hiked to Ooh Aah point in early September. I started down at 10 AM and reached the lookout point in 20 minutes. The temps had not reached 80 degrees yet and the trail was mostly shaded. It took me just under 1 hour to...More

1  Thank Doris R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mind boggling!!! I'm at awe of the view of Grand Canyon NP. It deserves the name The 8th Wonder of the world. Love the shuttle bus inside the park. Parking is a pain although we were here during off season. Couldn't imagine how it was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have one hike to do at the canyon this is it. 45 minutes and 1.5 miles down and you’re at the top of the red wall at cedar ridge. Clivus toilets there as well. Take lots of water and photos!

Thank carylanddon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are in our 60's and we hiked part of this trail. We took it slow and steady. We saw parts of the canyon from the trail that we would not have from the rim walk only. There were places along the trail we could...More

2  Thank Christina V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited GC at the beginning of September 2018. Although we go hiking regularly, we first visited the visitor center before doing our first hike in GC. They recommended us not to go further then Skeleton Point on the South Kaibab Trail due to the...More

2  Thank Klaus M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews my husband and I hiked to Ooh Aah Point. We are in fair shape and do a lot of walking but don’t do much hiking. I felt we were pretty prepared; we took 2 liters of water each, salty snacks, hats...More

3  Thank Vona A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hike is so breathtakingly beautiful, it was like a religious experience for me. It was August and we started later than we had planned, so it was HOT. So hot that there was an Extreme Heat Advisory out, and we probably only saw 20...More

1  Thank GiNelle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trail starts at the rim and ends at Bright Angel Campground. The complete hike can take up to 2 days. The views along Ooh Aah Point (1.5 hours), Cedar Ridge (3 hours), Skeleton Point (5 hours), and the Tip-off Point (9 hours) are incredible....More

1  Thank SDR007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this trail to experience hiking down the Grand Canyon. We went to ooh aah point which is about 1/4 of the way down. The hike down was easier than going up. It’s very steep at points. We saw some squirrels and ravens...More

1  Thank jodi12345
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We started this hike around 2:00 pm in July. You have to take the free shuttle bus to South Kaibab Trailhead. This was not the ideal time, but we had alot of water, good shoes and hats. The hike down was quick. We enjoyed the...More

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andraramoutar
20 July 2018|
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Response from Cindi W | Reviewed this property |
Check what the weather should be. I hiked first week of April and it was warmer than I like. Mid 80's,no shade,no water available.Have to carry all your water 7 miles and 5000 ft elevation change. Do not attempt without... More
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Saptaparni G
11 June 2018|
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Response from Haley F | Reviewed this property |
We left from the SK trailhead at 6:06 AM and arrived at oh ah point at 6:28. We were not walking fast,I'd estimate maybe 2mph. In regards to how long it takes to come back up: A good time of thumb to follow is it takes... More
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Jennifer A
29 April 2018|
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Response from tandmgroup | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We parked at the visitor center and took the free shuttle to be entrance of the trail. It should say the trail names st the signs where the lines are at for waiting. It was definitely warmer the farther down the... More
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