West Rim Trail: Grand Canyon

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West Rim Trail: Grand Canyon is a 27.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Wellsboro, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and backpacking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 27.9 miles Elevation Gain: 4,163 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dog friendly

backpacking

camping

hiking

forest

views

hiking
bugs
over grown
15 days ago

Great trail with diverse landscapes. Great campsites.

hiking
28 days ago

my favorite place

hiking
muddy
3 months ago

Hiked north to south, 16 miles with two overnights. Loved the trail. Nowhere near as rocky as some PA trails and tons of streams everywhere makes watering the humans and dogs easy. Some sections were overgrown with lots of big trees down and it was definitely muddy in many places. Pine Creek Outfitters shuttled our car for us. Great trip.

hiking
over grown
3 months ago

Loved the trail. Wasn’t as scenic as I thought it would be. A couple vistas in the beginning and several near the end but with the same views. The rest of the trip was in the green tunnel. Trail was smooth with only a few rocky spots. Following the blazes was sketchy in a couple spots. All in all a great trail to hike.

backpacking
Sunday, August 05, 2018

We backpacked the first third of the trail as an out and back with an overnight. A very pleasant forest hike with spectacular views at about the three mile mark. Some ascents and descents with quite a bit of flat in between. Most of the grades are gradual, so not a difficult hike.

hiking
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

This is not easy. Wasn’t for me anyways. Was fun though

backpacking
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Great trail to hike! Wouldn't do it again over a holiday weekend.....too many people.

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