Recommended Hiking Distances

Here is a list of trails recommended for day hikers, and the farthest point that day hikers should go on them.

For Less Experienced Hikers:

Rim Trail (eastbound) 2.4 miles one-way

Rim Trail (westbound) 8 miles one-way

Trail of Time 1.3 miles one-way

Bright Angel Point Trail .3 miles one-way

Transept Trail 1.5 miles one-way

Widforss Trail 5 miles one-way

Bright Angel Trail to Mile-and-a-Half House 1.5 miles one-way

North Kaibab Trail to Supai Tunnel 2 miles one-way

For Fit, Well-Prepared Hikers:

South Kaibab Trail to Cedar Ridge 1.5 miles one-way

North Kaibab Trail to Roaring Springs 4.7 miles one-way

Bright Angel Trail to Indian Garden 4.6 miles one-way

-- or to Plateau Point 6.1 miles one-way

Grandview Trail to Horseshoe Mesa 3 miles one-way

Hermit Trail to Santa Maria Spring 2.5 miles one-way

Hermit and Dripping Springs Trails to Dripping Springs 3.5 miles one-way

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.