Jacob Lake, AZ Trails and Parks

Jacob Lake has 25 trails in the vicinity, including 18 hiking trails and 12 for backpacking. These trails range from 3.8 to 54.7 miles in length. The most popular trails are Point Sublime, Kanab Canyon Loop and Saddle Mountain Road. Trails.com member Katie S. recently completed Grand Canyon's North Rim.
  • North Rim Loop

    3 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    Completed in the late 1990s, the Rainbow Rim Trail is a 19-mile-long epic singletrack journey along the very edge of the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. This is a view of the mighty Canyon not ...
    •  6 - 7 hours
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    Completed in the late 1990s, the Rainbow Rim Trail is a 19-mile-long epic singletrack journey along the very edge of the ...

  • Nankoweap (Grand Canyon)

    1 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    Given the size of the Grand Canyon, its location in the Ancestral Pueblo region, and the fact that it contains more than 2,000 archaeological sites, one might expect to find an abundance of large ...
    •  Backpack
    •  28 miles
    •  Guide

    Given the size of the Grand Canyon, its location in the Ancestral Pueblo region, and the fact that it contains more than ...

  • Clear Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    A rugged hike that requires going to the bottom of the Grand Canyon just to reach the trailhead. The hike starts off with several switchbacks, after which you begin to have great views up and ...
    •  Backpack
    •  17.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A rugged hike that requires going to the bottom of the Grand Canyon just to reach the trailhead. The hike starts off with ...

  • Fire Point, Timp Point

    1 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    The Kaibab National Forest offers great views of the Grand Canyon in a quiet, remote setting. Camp anywhere within the forest boundaries without a fee. You’re not restricted to developed campgrounds, ...
    •  Easy
    •  6 to 8 hours up to a weekend
    •  41.7 miles
    •  Guide

    The Kaibab National Forest offers great views of the Grand Canyon in a quiet, remote setting. Camp anywhere within the forest ...

  • Point Sublime

    1 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    Although not well publicized by the park, this is a fun backroad and offers surprising challenge for adventure-seeking SUV owners. The view from Point Sublime is truly outstanding. Picnic tables ...
    •  Moderate
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  36 miles
    •  Guide

    Although not well publicized by the park, this is a fun backroad and offers surprising challenge for adventure-seeking SUV ...

  • North Rim Campground

    1 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    Arizona abounds with great spots to pitch a tent, but for solitude and sheer, stunning beauty, nothing beats the north rim of the Grand Canyon. The North Rim is the less-known, less-popular, ...
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    Arizona abounds with great spots to pitch a tent, but for solitude and sheer, stunning beauty, nothing beats the north rim ...

  • Tapeats Creek / Kanab Creek Loop

    1 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "Surprise Valley, and the smaller valley ...
    •  6 days, plus layover days, if any
    •  Guide

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from ...

  • Grand Canyon's North Rim

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    Grand. As in huge, as in great, as in stupendous. There is no word in our language that better describes the canyon than its very name. It was the noted English author J.B. Priestley who said ...
    •  Guide

    Grand. As in huge, as in great, as in stupendous. There is no word in our language that better describes the canyon than ...

  • Saddle Mountain Road

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    A short pleasant drive to a great overlook of the Grand Canyon with side trips to other viewpoints of the Saddle Mountain Wilderness. Great hiking trails including Saddle Mountain Trail which ...
    •  Easy
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  35.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A short pleasant drive to a great overlook of the Grand Canyon with side trips to other viewpoints of the Saddle Mountain ...

  • Kaibab Plateau - North Rim Parkway: Jacob Lake to Grand Canyon North Rim

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    A 44-mile-long, paved scenic drive that traverses the forested Kaibab Plateau to Bright Angel Point on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. The scenic drive begins in Jacob Lake at the ...
    •  44 miles
    •  Guide

    A 44-mile-long, paved scenic drive that traverses the forested Kaibab Plateau to Bright Angel Point on the North Rim of Grand ...

  • Grand Canyon National Park: Powell Plateau

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    Follow the footsteps of John Wesley Powell to iconic views above the Grand Canyon on this backcountry trek.
    •  2 days
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Follow the footsteps of John Wesley Powell to iconic views above the Grand Canyon on this backcountry trek.

  • Powell Plateau Loop Trail

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This long loop starts from the Swamp Point Trailhead on the North Rim, then descends Saddle and Tapeats Canyons to the Colorado River. The hike then follows the Colorado River around the base ...
    •  9 days
    •  54.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This long loop starts from the Swamp Point Trailhead on the North Rim, then descends Saddle and Tapeats Canyons to the Colorado ...

  • Kanab Canyon Loop Trail

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This classic Grand Canyon loop takes you through spectacular Jumpup and Kanab Canyons, along the Colorado River, past the beauty of Deer Creek Falls and Thunder River, and along a gorgeous section ...
    •  7 days
    •  52.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This classic Grand Canyon loop takes you through spectacular Jumpup and Kanab Canyons, along the Colorado River, past the ...

  • Kanab Canyon Loop

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This excellent loop trip goes through remote sections of the Grand Canyon. Highlights include the deep Redwall limestone gorges of Jumpup and Kanab Canyons, an enjoyable cross-country hike along ...
    •  7 days
    •  52.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This excellent loop trip goes through remote sections of the Grand Canyon. Highlights include the deep Redwall limestone ...

  • Nankoweap Creek / Bright Angel Creek Loop

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "The fault ravine took us steeply down ...
    •  12 days
    •  Guide

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from ...

  • Shinumo Creek / Tapeats Creek Loop

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This is an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. It is difficult to get down with a pack on your back because everything is so slippery. Two other possibilities are to lower ...
    •  9 days, plus layover days, if any
    •  Guide

    This is an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. It is difficult to get down with a pack on your back because ...

  • Tuna Creek / Shinumo Creek Loop

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "Going up on Shinumo Creek beyond White ...
    •  7 days, plus layover days, if any
    •  Guide

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from ...

  • Phantom Creek / Crystal Creek Loop

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from this eTrail's route description. "Shiva Saddle is broad and dotted with ...
    •  6 days, plus layover days, if any
    •  Guide

    This eTrail is a detailed description of an adventurous loop through the Grand Canyon backcountry. Here is an excerpt from ...

  • North Kaibab Trail

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This is a strenuous but rewarding backpack to the very bottom of the Grand Canyon. Roaring Springs, as the name suggests, can be heard long before it is seen. Water gushes out of a cave in the ...
    •  Backpack
    •  28.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a strenuous but rewarding backpack to the very bottom of the Grand Canyon. Roaring Springs, as the name suggests, ...

  • Nankoweap - Saddle Mountain Trail

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This is a great day hike to a seldom visited overlook of the Grand Canyon. The trail starts off as an old road heading uphill. Pinyon pines and junipers grow along the rocky slope. Eventually ...
    •  Day hike
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a great day hike to a seldom visited overlook of the Grand Canyon. The trail starts off as an old road heading uphill. ...

  • Ken Patrick Trail

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    This is a cool and scenic hike along the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, in Grand Canyon National Park. The trail, named for a park ranger killed in the line of duty, follows the rim west from ...
    •  Day hike
    •  7.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a cool and scenic hike along the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, in Grand Canyon National Park. The trail, named for ...

  • Dog Lake

    0 Reviews

    Jacob Lake, AZ

    A scenic walk on a section of the Arizona Trail through alpine meadows on the Kaibab Plateau. Before starting the hike, walk to the rim of North Canyon for the great view from the east side of ...
    •  Day hike
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A scenic walk on a section of the Arizona Trail through alpine meadows on the Kaibab Plateau. Before starting the hike, walk ...

  • Kaibab Plateau: North

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    The Arizona National Scenic Trail’s (AZT’s) final major ecosystem change occurs on this route. The trail begins in a ponderosa pine forest and descends into high desert populated with sagebrush, ...
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    The Arizona National Scenic Trail’s (AZT’s) final major ecosystem change occurs on this route. The trail begins in a ponderosa ...

  • Kaibab Plateau: Central

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    The first half of Passage 41 crosses an area burned by the 2006 Warm Fire. The ponderosa pine forest was totally incinerated, but new growth of aspen trees and many species of grasses, shrubs, ...
    •  17.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The first half of Passage 41 crosses an area burned by the 2006 Warm Fire. The ponderosa pine forest was totally incinerated, ...

  • Kaibab Plateau: South

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    Jacob Lake, AZ

    As it follows the Kaibab Plateau Trail (Trail 101), this section of the Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZT) might just offer the easiest and most pleasant traveling along the entire 800-plus ...
    •  21.4 miles
    •  Guide

    As it follows the Kaibab Plateau Trail (Trail 101), this section of the Arizona National Scenic Trail (AZT) might just offer ...