Passage #39 - Grand Canyon - North Rim
Length: 12.0 miles
Southern Trailhead: North Kaibab Trailhead
Northern Access Point: Kaibab National Forest boundary
Trail Route Description: This passage begins at the North Kaibab Trailhead on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The trail crosses Highway 67 and heads northwest. It joins a road, passes through Harvey Meadow and then goes past the Widforss Trailhead. After continuing along the road it then leaves it to the right. The trail climbs steeply, crosses a road and then levels out and heads northwest. It turns to the north and runs through forests and meadows, and then reaches Highway 67. After crossing the highway the trail soon turns to the left and parallels the highway. The trail reaches a high point and then drops down near the highway again and follows it to the Grand Canyon National Park entrance station. From here the route is to the right along a service road for just over a mile. The trail then leaves the road to the left and runs down to the park boundary.
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Season(s): Spring, Summer and Fall (current weather forecast)
Water: Water sources are scarce and unreliable on the Kaibab Plateau. Check with the Forest Service for current conditions.
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