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South Kaibab Trail - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

S Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023, USA

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About South Kaibab Trail

The South Kaibab Trail is a hiking trail in Grand Canyon National Park, located in the U.S. state of Arizona. It’s a great trail for beginners and those looking to experience the canyon without too much of a commitment. The trail begins at the south rim of the Grand Canyon and leads to the Colorado River, the South Kaibab Trail follows a ridge out to Skeleton Point allowing for 360-degree views of the canyon.

Attractions Near South Kaibab Trail

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park4.22km from South Kaibab Trail

Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, is the 15th site in the United States to have been named a national park. The park's central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World.

Bright Angel Trail
Bright Angel Trail4.28km from South Kaibab Trail

The Bright Angel Trail is a hiking trail located in Grand Canyon National Park in the U.S. state of Arizona. This is the most popular long-distance trail in the national park.

Grand Canyon Village
Grand Canyon Village4.9km from South Kaibab Trail

Grand Canyon Village, located on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park in Northern Arizona, holds some of the best scenic overlooks in the park.The village contains numerous landmark buildings, and its historic core is a National Historic Landmark District, designated for its outstanding implementation of town design.

Hopi Point
Hopi Point5.75km from South Kaibab Trail

Located just two miles from the famous Bright Angel Trailhead, Hopi Point is routinely one of the most visited stops along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Here you will be able to see numerous iconic rock formations in the distance, as well as a variety of bodies of water rushing on the floor of the canyon below.

Grand Canyon National Park
Grand Canyon National Park6.75km from South Kaibab Trail

A vast scenic area, which encompasses canyons, river tributaries, and surrounding grounds. The Grand Canyon is situated in Arizona's northwestern quadrant.The park, which covers 1,217,262 acres of unincorporated area in Coconino and Mohave counties, received more than six million recreational visitors in 2017, which is the second highest count of all American national parks after Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Hermit's Rest
Hermit's Rest10.88km from South Kaibab Trail

Hermit’s Rest is a welcome resting spot for weary hikers, travelers, and history enthusiasts. It is a place where you can find a great snack, great staff, and even a seat by the enormous alcove stone fireplace. It is one of four Mary Jane Colter Buildings that, as a set, were added to the National Register of Historic Places and declared to be a National Historic Landmark in 1987.

Where is South Kaibab Trail

Discover More Attractions in Coconino County, Where South Kaibab Trail Is Located

Coconino County
Coconino County
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Coconino County is a county located in the north-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. It is the second-largest county by area in the contiguous United States.