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Address: Along the side road to Yaki Point, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
Phone Number: +1 928-638-7888
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One of the two superhighways into the Canyon, the other being the Bright...

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 hot and the trail offers no shade.

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Rough Trail but Well Worth It

I hiked this trail during Thanksgiving week right after the rim trail. There's 3 main scenic points reachable within a day hike, Ooh Aah point, Cedar point, and Skeleton point at... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Indianola
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We encountered all kinds of weather... snow, rain showers, sun, and rain. And cold. Hike down very hard on knees and hips. Great views!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I hiked this trail during Thanksgiving week right after the rim trail. There's 3 main scenic points reachable within a day hike, Ooh Aah point, Cedar point, and Skeleton point at 0.9, 1.5, and 3 miles respectively. Skeleton point offers the best scenic views followed by Cedar point but the trail does get particularly difficult after Ooh Aah and even... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband, our friend, and I hiked the South Kaibab Trail to Skeleton Point. It was our first hike of our visit to the Grand Canyon, and it was the most rigorous hike of our trip. We are amateur hikers, but are pretty fit. It was a challenge hiking back up after we stopped for PB & J sandwiches at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went down to the bottom of the Canyon on this trail. It is steep and difficult in places, but well maintained with beautiful views. Plenty of photo opp's. Be prepared for a knee-jarring hike.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family that is not in shape. Not regular hikers. Took us an hour to go to Ooh Aah Point. Took pictures and video along the way. Took about an hour to hike back out. It was not easy hiking but doable. Weather was cool and pleasant. Views were awesome. Totally worth doing to go below the rim.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked south kaibab trail down and stayed at bright angel campground for 2 nights. The most amazing sunrise I have ever seen was on the hike down!! The trail is very very steep, but the views are the best of the canyon! Highly highly recommend.

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Springfield Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took this trail with our girls (9,8, and 5) 1.5 miles to Cedar Point. It was beautiful! The older girls did great, but I did end up carrying the 5 year old quite a bit. Highly recommend this, even over Bright Angel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife picked this trail to hike and we were glad she did. This was a good trail, not too busy or challenging and it offered excellent views. We walked down to Ooh-aAh point and back. It was about 1 mile each way. Even if you are only walking a little bit, remember to bring water and that it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South Kaibab Trail is shorter but also steeper than Bright Angle Trail. It is a bit more challenging to hike because there are lots of uneven steps. The views are amazing though and you can also just hike in for a mile or so and turn around than. You only get a real feel for the canyon though if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not experienced hikers, but we're in reasonable shape for a day hike. We just went down to Ooh-Aah Point and back. Total round trip time less than 2 hours. Trail in great shape. Busy trail, lots of people. Amazing views. Full shade in the morning in November. Not for someone that has a fear of heights, lots of large cliffs.... More 

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