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Best trails in Kaibab National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Kaibab National Forest, Arizona? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Kaibab National Forest ranging from 1.3 to 38.5 miles and from 6,430 to 8,677 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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The Kaibab National Forest encompasses most of the Kaibab Plateau, with a boundary bordering Grand Canyon National Park. A visitor center is located at Jacob Lake, 30 miles south and east of Fredonia at the junction of highways US 89A and AZ 67.

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#1 - Sycamore Rim Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
Beautiful sights to see, however not recommended to do in the winter or after it rains/snows. It can be incredibly muddy or the trail can be flooded. Make sure to give yourself plenty of time as it isShow more
#2 - Keyhole Sink Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 35 m
Keyhole Sink Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Parks, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number oShow more
#3 - Dogtown Lake Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 54 m
Dogtown Lake Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Williams, Arizona that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#4 - Davenport Hill Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 37 m
Davenport Hill Trail is a 5.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Williams, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#5 - Rainbow Rim Trail #10
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 38.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
This incredibly sweet ride offers great views, ponderosa and aspen forest, all on a sweet single track. This sweet Grand Canyon ride will take you through some outstanding and remote country. Views, Show more
#6 - Red Butte Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
Red Butte Trail is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Canyon, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkinShow more
#7 - Benham National Recreation Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
Benham National Recreation Trail is a 5.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Williams, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is priShow more
#8 - Thunder River and Tapeats Creek Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 20.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
Thunder River and Tapeats Creek Trail is a 20.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near North Rim, Arizona that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced adventShow more
#9 - Dude Mountain
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 46 m
Uphill short but worth the hike Show more
#10 - Sycamore Point Trail
Kaibab National Forest
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Length: 14.5 mi • Est. 6 h 26 m
Sycamore Point Trail is a 14.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Parks, Arizona that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numShow more
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