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Tuckup Canyon trail - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Tuckup Canyon, Arizona, USA

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About Tuckup Canyon trail

The Tuckup Trail is a 100-mile-long hiking trail on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, in Grand Canyon National Park, located in the U.S. state of Arizona.It extends from Toroweap Point, to 150 Mile Canyon on the Esplanade Sandstone member of the Supai formation. It originated as a cattle trail and many cowboy camps can be found along its extent. It has few reliable water sources, Schmutz Spring at the head of Tuckup Canyon being one of them.

Attractions Near Tuckup Canyon trail

Havasu Falls
Havasu Falls16.17km from Tuckup Canyon trail

Havasu Waterfalls is one of the most stunningly beautiful waterfalls located in the Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States. It is the more famous and most visited of the various falls along Havasu Creek. It consists of one main chute that drops over a 90-to-100-foot vertical cliff into a series of plunge pools.

Toroweap Point
Toroweap Point16.53km from Tuckup Canyon trail

This is is a viewpoint within the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, United States. It is located in a remote area on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, 55 miles west of the North Rim Headquarters. The overlook is the only viewpoint in the National Park from where the Colorado River can be seen vertically below. The overlook stands 3,000 feet above the river.

Toroweap Overlook
Toroweap Overlook17.76km from Tuckup Canyon trail

A spectacular overlook, from which you can view the canyon and several volcanic ash mounds and lava flowing from a close position. It is protruding peak 2887 ft above the Colorado River, and it is from here that the Grand Canyon’s most beautiful photographs are taken.The overlook is the only viewpoint in the National Park from where the Colorado River can be seen vertically below.The short Saddle Horse Loop Trail allows access to more viewpoints near the overlook.

Vulcan's Throne
Vulcan's Throne19.31km from Tuckup Canyon trail

Vulcan’s Throne is a cinder cone, approximately 1.7 km from Toroweap Overlook, and forms part of the Uinkaret volcanic field. The volcano is adjacent the Colorado River, as it is the source material for Lava Falls and Lava Falls Rapids one of the largest rapids of the Colorado.

Uinkaret volcanic field
Uinkaret volcanic field25.36km from Tuckup Canyon trail

The Uinkaret volcanic field is an area of monogenetic volcanoes in northwestern Arizona, United States, located on the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

Mount Trumbull Wilderness
Mount Trumbull Wilderness26.82km from Tuckup Canyon trail

The Mount Trumbull Wilderness is north of Grand Canyon National Park and in the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. The wilderness contains both prehistoric and historic archaeological sites. The Ancestral Puebloans are known to have inhabited the area, and an archaeological field school is conducted in and around the area each summer.

Where is Tuckup Canyon trail

Discover More Attractions in Mohave County, Where Tuckup Canyon trail Is Located

Mohave County
Mohave County
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Mohave County is in the northwestern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. It contains parts of Grand Canyon National Park and Lake Mead National Recreation Area and all of the Grand Canyon–Parashant National Monument. The Kaibab, Fort Mojave and Hualapai Indian Reservations also lie within the county.