North Rim is more remote and less popular among the tourists. It is also located further from the roads and is open from May 15th through October 15th.
Location: Grand Canyon, North Rim Round Trip: 28 miles Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation Change: 5,760 feet Highest Point: 8,241 feet (at the trailhead) GPS Coordinates: N 36 13.023 W 112 3.414 Visitor’s Information Open: mid. May – mid. October Planning to visit the Grand Canyon, you’ll have to decide first from which Rim to experience this breathtaking natural feature of Arizona State: South Rim, West Rim or North Rim. The North Rim is considered the least popular among tourists and hikers, but the reason for this is not the lack of picturesque views, scenic [...]