Nankoweap Trail

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona 86023

Elevation Gain11,402ft
Trailhead Elevation7,576ft
Elevation Min/Max2813/7577ft
Elevation Start/End7576/7576ft

Nankoweap Trail

Nankoweap Trail is a hiking trail in Coconino County, Arizona. It is within Saddle Mountain Wilderness Area and Grand Canyon National Park. It is 9.9 miles long and begins at 7,576 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 19.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 11,402 feet. Along the trail there is a spring. This trail connects with the following: Saddle Mountain Trail.

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

Hiking Grand Canyon National Park (Falcon Guides)
Ben Adkison
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"A rigorous rim-to-river backpack of four to five days, for experienced Grand Canyon backpackers only, tracing one of the most difficult trails in the park."

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A very challenging and rewarding trip into the Canyon. Know your limits. Know your water management skills.

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Trail Information

Grand Canyon National Park
Nearby City
Saddle Mountain Wilderness Area
Skill Level
Grand Canyon National Park
Local Contacts
USGS quads: Point Imperial and Nan- koweap Mesa (trail not shown on quads); Trails Illustrated Grand Canyon National Park
Local Maps