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Best trails in North Rim

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Looking for a great trail near North Rim, Arizona? AllTrails has 40 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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. If you're looking for the best trails in Grand Canyon National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Little Colorado River Navajo Tribal Park or Grand Canyon Navajo Tribal Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 16 easy trails in North Rim ranging from 0.9 to 4.9 miles and from 2,562 to 8,894 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in North Rim
Top trails (40)
#1 - Rim-to-Rim: North Kaibab to Grand Canyon Village
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 22.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Four days across the Grand Canyon you will never forget! There is a secret to a Grand Canyon rim-to-rim hike: Take four days to do it, even if you can do it in one. - Spend time at Ribbon Falls? It'Show more
#2 - Bright Angel Point Trail
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 28 m
Scenic viewpoint from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.Show more
#3 - North Kaibab Trail to Roaring Springs
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 5 h 46 m
North Kaibab Trail to Roaring Springs is a 8.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near North Rim, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail oShow more
#4 - North Kaibab Trail to Redwall Bridge
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 4 h 21 m
North Kaibab Trail to Redwall Bridge is a 6.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near North Rim, Arizona that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#5 - Phantom Ranch to Ribbon Falls via North Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 11.9 mi • Est. 6 h 6 m
Note: Users report that the bridge is closed. Please be cautious when hiking and refer to the park page for updates. This trail begins from Phantom Ranch. You will need to hike into Phantom Ranch. Show more
#6 - Cape Royal Trail
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 27 m
Cape Royal is a long peninsula extending from the North Rim out over the Grand Canyon. It offers a phenomenal view, perhaps the most sweeping view of any Grand Canyon vista. Take the short stroll to tShow more
#7 - Transept Trail
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
The Transept Trail connects Grand Canyon Lodge to the North Rim Campground, follows the rim of a side canyon called the Transept, and offers a relaxing yet moderate hike with great rim views just off Show more
#8 - Rim-to-Rim: North Kaibab to South Kaibab Trailhead
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 20.4 mi • Est. 11 h 13 m
Rim-to-Rim: North Kaibab to South Kaibab Trailhead is a 20.4 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near North Rim, Arizona that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very expShow more
#9 - Cape Final
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
Cape Final is a 4 mile out and back trail located near North Rim, Arizona that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and camping and Show more
#10 - North Kaibab Trail to Colorado River
Grand Canyon National Park
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Length: 28 mi • Est. Multi-day
North Kaibab Trail to Colorado River is a 28 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near North Rim, Arizona that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced adventureShow more
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