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Rim Trail - Yavapai Point to Bright Angel Point
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Rim Trail
Rim Trail

Overview

If hikers want easy grandeur, the Rim Trail is the place to go. This trail runs within a few feet of the lip of the South Rim from Yaki Point to Hermits Rest Trailhead, and much of the 13.5-mile trail is nearly level.

Rim Trail - Yavapai Point to Bright Angel Point

On this page, photos are presented of the east end of the Rim Trail from Yavapai Point to Bright Angel Point. For links to the rest of the trail, see Rim Trail.

Link to maps.

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Departing Yavapai Point (view W)
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Water-bottle refill station just west of Yavapai Point (view SW)
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Passing one of several spur trails to Yavapai Point
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58 years on the Trail of Time
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One Million years on the Trail of Time
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Sign: A million years on the Trail of Time
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View down onto Bright Angel Trail (view SW)
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Hiking on the original Rim Trail alternative
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Rim Trail alternative
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Rejoining the official Rim Trail
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Sample of 515 million-year-old rock along Trail of Time
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More grand views into the Grand Canyon
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Hiker at Headquarters Trail junction (view SW)
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Sign at Headquarters Trail junction (view NW)
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Taking the original Rim Trail alternate
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Rejoining the official Rim Trail
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Sample of 1.2 billion-year-old rock
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Rest spot with a view
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Sample of 1.662 billion-year-old rock
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Sample of 1.755 billion-year-old rock
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Approaching original Rim Trail alternate
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Rejoining the official Rim Trail
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Indian Garden (strip of green; view NE)
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Trail runs along the rim in most places
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End of the Trail of Time at the 2-billion-year point
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Grand views into the Grand Canyon
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Approaching the South Rim Village area (view W)
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Water-bottle refill station near Verkamp's Visitor Center (view SW)
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Lots of people in the village area
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Passing the El Tovar Hotel
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Passing Kachina and Thunderbird Hotels
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Approaching Bright Angel Lodge
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Arriving at the Bright Angel Lodge
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Ice cream behind the Bright Angel Lodge!
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Back porch of the Bright Angel Lodge (view NW)
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California Condor flying above back porch of the Bright Angel Lodge
More to come
More to come ...

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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