The Grand Canyon has hundreds of miles of hiking trails, most departing from the South Rim Village or the North Rim Village. Do a day hike down as far as you want, then back. Go backpacking on a multiday trip and stay at Phantom Ranch or a backcountry campground deep in the canyon. You can even hike up from your rafting trip on the Colorado River.
Iconic trails, fantastic meals, natural and cultural history and expert guides to make for an unforgettable national park vacation.
A day hike in the canyon can be a phenomenally enriching, and in some cases even life-changing, experience for people.
Rafting the Grand Canyon? Here are five waterfall hikes that make putting down your paddle worth it.
Experience Grand Canyon up close with a journey that hits these high points on its way to the Colorado River.
An arduous yet beautiful hike down the North Kaibab Trail, is one of the North Rim's awe-inspiring attractions - the source of drinking water in the canyon
The Rim to River hiking adventure takes you into one of the deepest parts of the Grand Canyon with an overnight stay at historic Phantom Ranch.
Rim to Rim by way of North Kaibab
Hike from Rim to Rim in the Grand Canyon on the South Kaibab Trail
Zigzag your way down 3,195 feet on nearly 100 switchbacks to Indian Garden, an oasis smudged into a crease in the canyon wall. Resthouses, water, phone are on the way.
The Grand Canyon is one of the world's seven wonders, and the North Rim is its most remote destination.
A family hikes to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, discovering there's more than meets the eye.
Even if you live by the phrase “take only photos; leave only footprints” when you’re outdoors, it still might seem counterintuitive to pack out food scraps and toilet paper.
Going on a hike is wonderful way to experience the canyon's rich natural beauty.
Spend a week or a weekend on these wilderness routes by following our itineraries.
Slots, springs, and summit views at Tanner Trail, Tabernacle Butte, Thunder River, Matkatamiba Canyon, and National Canyon.
Follow level paths along the canyon edge or go deeper on Kaibab Trail.
Before you hit the trail, become familiar with these important hiking terms such as switchback and cairn.
Descriptions tell you what to expect on the trails from an easy, historic landmark tour to strenuous hikes with 2,000-plus feet elevation changes.
Go on an unforgettable hiking vacation. Wildland Trekking has a tour that fits nearly anyone who loves to hike in world-renowned, breathtaking landscapes.