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Rim Trail, Grand Canyon National Park

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For a non-strenuous hike along the inner canyon coupled with unrestricted views of the spectacular gorge, try Rim Trail inside Grand Canyon National Park. The park, a World Heritage Site, has made hikes along this trail easier thanks to the well-managed, paved terrain. You can appreciate the remarkable views of the 1.6 km (1 mi) deep canyon cut by the Colorado River from any of the viewpoints along the trail. The full trail is 21 km (13 mi) trail, but if you get tired beforehand, there are shuttles that run from various points along the trail throughout the day. For a memorable end-of-day view, head to Hopi Point to watch the sunset. The park urges you to carry water at all times, and remember to wear good walking shoes. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rim Trail and many more Grand Canyon National Park attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.
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  • After taking in the view at Mather Point, near the visitors center, your reviewer decided to walk part of the Rim Trail to the west. It was a marvelous experience, with ever-changing views of the... 
    After taking in the view at Mather Point, near the visitors center, your reviewer decided to walk part of the Rim Trail to the west. It was a marvelous experience, with ever-changing views of the...  more »
  • Great easy walk with lots of camera time and some great information along the way. Relatively flat and you can take your time. Even saw a wedding ceremony on our walk. 
    Great easy walk with lots of camera time and some great information along the way. Relatively flat and you can take your time. Even saw a wedding ceremony on our walk.  more »
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  • It is an amazing location there will 360VR both on the hike and helicopter footage in YouTube
  • Marvelous view, beautiful park with BBQ'S huts, walking tracks and close to water.

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