Widforss Trail

Grand Canyon, Arizona 86023

Widforss Trail

Widforss Trail Professional Review and Guide

"This plateau-top half-day hike follows a self-guided nature trail on the North Rim.

The Widforss Trail is arguably the finest plateau-top trail in Grand Canyon National Park. The route hugs the rim of The Transept, an abysmal tributary of Bright Angel Creek, as it passes splendid Grand Canyon viewpoints between shady stands of conifer and aspen. The mildly undulating trail is well-defined and easy to follow throughout its length. No water is available en route; be sure to pack an ample supply."

Widforss Trail Reviews

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12/5/2006
The Widforss Trail is a mostly forested trail that has occasional fantastic views into the Grand Canyon from the north rim. The trail is well marked with very little elevation change. The look into the Grand Canyon from the end of the trail is well worth the effort.
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Trail Information

Grand Canyon
Nearby City
4.2
Distance
170 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
2-2.5 hours
Duration
Best: Mid-May through mid-October
Season
USGS Bright Angel Point; Trails Illustrated Grand Canyon National Park; Earthwalk Grand Canyon National Park
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Oct 2018