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River Trail

Intermediate
 4.0 (3)

A rugged connector which traverses the canyon just above the Colorado River.


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Map Key

0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

68%

Runnable

2,700' 823 m

High

2,460' 750 m

Low

308' 94 m

Up

108' 33 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (8°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Runner Notes

Some exposure along this trail may slow your pace.

Description

From a junction with Silver Bridge and Bright Angel Trail, River Trail winds its way into and out of irregularities in the wall above the Colorado River. Eventually, the trail flattens out and descends slightly to its terminus at South Kaibab.

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Shared By:

Brian Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 3 votes

#17

in South Rim

#9700

Overall
  4.0 from 3 votes
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Trail Rankings

#17

in South Rim

#340

in Arizona

#9,700

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Photos

View over the Colorado River heading down South Kaibab
Apr 17, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
Colorado River from Silver Bridge (photo by NPS Erin Whittaker)
Jul 6, 2015 near Grand C…, AZ
The South Rim offers a delightful view.
Jun 29, 2017 near Grand C…, AZ

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