Located in Arizona, the hiking in Grand Canyon is known for four scenic hikes. The best Grand Canyon hiking based on popularity are considered to be South and North Kaibab Trails, Bright Angel Trail, Havasu Falls, and Grandview Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Grand Canyon hiking trail below.
In Grand Canyon National Park, the Bright Angle Trail is the classic main hiking route down into the Grand Canyon starting near the El Tovar lodge. It is a 5,500 feet descent to the Colorado River. Just make sure to save your energy for the climb back out up the 5,500 feet, but luckily there are cold drinks available at El Tovar lodge.
In the Grand Canyon National Park, the Grandview Trail is an 8 mile round trip hike to a Colorado River vista on Horseshoe Mesa. The route is steep and narrow with continuous views over the canyon. The trailhead is located at Grandview Point.