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Widforss Trail

North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Loved this hike

My dad and I took this hike while we were on the north rim. It's about 10 miles round trip. The... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
Jen H
Oakland, California
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Beautiful hike

We hiked many trails during our tour of Arizona/ Utah and this was right up there. Unfortunately we... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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North Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My dad and I took this hike while we were on the north rim. It's about 10 miles round trip. The park provides you with a little pamphlet that corresponds to marked pegs on the trail that explains the difference storical or important facts about...More

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We hiked many trails during our tour of Arizona/ Utah and this was right up there. Unfortunately we didn't have time to hike whole trail only did about 3 miles in but what views! Quiet and peaceful even in August. We found the going easy....More

1  Thank jbaines46
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I've just returned from a 17 day trip to UT, NM, AZ, and CO. We hiked a lot of trails through National Parks and I have to say that this particular trail was my favorite!! Not only does it include stunning views of the Grand...More

2  Thank Megan S
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This 10 mile, 16 km hike is not too strenuous. It follows the north rim for the first half before disappearing into the forest, and reappearing at a different point on the rim. It is very peaceful, with few people. The camera shy Kaibab squirrels...More

1  Thank 2checkingout
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Of all the hikes we did this was my favorite, combining a very pleasant walk through the forest and awesome canyon views which just get better and better as you go along. It wasn't crowded. It's a moderate hike, about 9 miles RT, and not...More

Thank mayasl
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Fantastic 10 mile hike on the north rim. One of the best hikes I've enjoyed while living in AZ. Not terribly strenuous, not very crowded, and with beautiful rim and forest views. The trail hugs the Transept Canyon initially, then dips down into a forested...More

Thank jaimesteffen24
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I chose this as the first of my hikes at the Grand Canyon because of its proximity to the highway. Stopped here in the late morning for a glorious hike through the forest. The trail hugs the rim of the canyon for a while, then...More

1  Thank David Z
Reviewed 15 August 2014

A bit of elevation gain in the beginning. Off the beaten path so not a crowded trail. If you look carefully you realize many of the rocks/boulders have fossils embedded in them. Wonderful view points of the canyon from many places on the trail. It...More

1  Thank 2kwaldo
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The trailhead is a few miles from the Grand Canyon Lodge. There are free trail maps available there, which include numbered descriptions of some of the sights. The trail is 10 miles roundtrip, but many people turn around sooner. There are some ups and downs,...More

1  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 November 2012

I hiked the 10-mile round-trip Widforss trail in August, 2012. This is an out-and-back trail that begins about 2 miles north of the Grand Canyon Lodge, off a gravel road, just a bit off of and west of Route 67. I would categorize the trail...More

2  Thank Kevin C
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