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The Best Hiking in Grand Canyon Village

Looking for the best hiking in Grand Canyon Village? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Grand Canyon Village. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Grand Canyon Village

  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Grand Canyon Rim Village to Hermit's Rest

    14.62 mi / 2224 ft gain
    Grand Canyon Rim Village to Hermit's Rest is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Mile Resthouse via Bright Angel Trail

    3.18 mi / 1165 ft gain
    Mile Resthouse via Bright Angel Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Plateau Point via Bright Angel Trail

    4.8
    12.27 mi / 3000 ft gain
    Start off at Bright Angel Trailhead, then hike down into the Grand Canyon on one of the higher-quality trails. Hiking down to Plateau Point (furthest option) is well worth it. The hike down is a total of 6 miles, with a 3,000 foot drop in elevation. As you can imagine, this means the way back ou...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Explore the Grand Canyon in Winter

    4.7
    From snow-dusted red rocks to dramatically painted evening skies, winter brings out a side of the Grand Canyon that is rarely seen at other times of the year. Skip the massive crowds and have your choice of driving your own car from lookout point to lookout point or taking the shuttle from the we...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack the Bright Angel Trailhead to Indian Garden Campground

    4.0
    8.98 mi / 3060 ft gain
    The trail begins just outside of the Grand Canyon village at the Bright Angel Trailhead. The hike begins to descend immediately in continuous switchbacks. The trail can get very icy so shoe traction devices, while not necessary, are very useful. Along the trail there are rest houses at the 1/3 an...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Tonto Trail to Monument Creek

    28.67 mi / 7598 ft gain
    Tonto Trail to Monument Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Camp at Mather Campground, Grand Canyon NP

    4.5
    Mather campground provides forest camping at its best while visiting the beautiful South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Spacious RV, tent, group and even horse sites are available in this well kept facility. The area also provides clean restrooms, water, dump station and showers (additional cost) if yo...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Yavapai Point via Rim Trail

    1.68 mi / 413 ft gain
    Yavapai Point via Rim Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Mather Point Via Visitor Center

    0.69 mi / 56 ft gain
    Mather Point Via Visitor Center Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Hermits Rest to Powell Point Trail

    11.97 mi / 1870 ft gain
    Hermits Rest to Powell Point Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Photograph a Sunset from the North Rim Lodge

    0.5 mi
    I've read that only approximately 10% of Grand Canyon National Park visitors spend time at the North Rim, meaning the crowds are smaller in the most beautiful areas you can immerse yourself in without having to backpack to the bottom.This isn't so much of an adventure as it is the perfect way to ...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack Hermit Trail into the Grand Canyon

    4.0
    16 mi / 4000 ft gain
    Not many people envision their romantic Valentine's Day getaway as a grueling 8 mile hike into the Grand Canyon, but I couldn't think of anything better! If you're planning a trip for the busier summer months, be sure to call ahead or fill out a backcountry permit request to make sure you get a c...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Dripping Springs via Dripping Springs and Hermit Trail

    6 mi / 3294 ft gain
    Dripping Springs via Dripping Springs and Hermit Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Grand Canyon, Arizona.
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Backpack the Grand Canyon's South Rim

    5.0
    30.1 mi / 4541 ft gain
    If you want to see the real Grand Canyon, this is it. The 3 day backpacking will take you down into the canyon to where few people visit. Although the South Kaibab trail is steep, has no shade cover and water and the views are gorgeous. It is best to start from the South Kaibab, hike down to the ...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Hike South Kaibab Trail to Cedar Ridge

    5.0
    2.88 mi / 1158 ft gain
    To access the trailhead, you must take a shuttle in. There is not parking next to the trailhead because the parking lot is very small. From the trailhead you cascade down several steep switchbacks and continue on until you reach Ooh Ah point. Ooh Ah point is a great place for a wide or panoramic ...
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  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Phantom Ranch via the South Kaibab & Bright Angel Loop

    5.0
    21.58 mi / 4314 ft gain
    There are many ways in and out of the Grand Canyon but the most popular loop is to descend from the South Rim, heading down the steeper South Kaibab Trail and returning up via the easier Bright Angel Trail. Your adventure starts early to beat the sun (and get the views). After getting your permi...
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