|Facilities: There are toilets and water at stops along the trail. There is no water along the trail route. There is water in Grand Canyon Village area and at Hermits Rest.|
Best Time To Visit: Open daily, weather permitting.
Fees: Park entrance fees apply. There are no additional fees to hike Rim Trail.
Accessibility: Most of Rim Trail is accessible. Between Pipe Creek Vista and Bright Angel Lodge only a few short sections of the trail have grades that exceed accessibility standards. West of Bright Angel Lodge, the Rim Trail narrows and climbs the Bright Angel Fault to viewpoints along Hermit Road. Between Powell Point and Monument Creek Vista the trail is a three foot wide dirt trail. The section of the Rim Trail between Monument Creek Vista and Hermits Rest is also known as the Hermit Road Greenway Trail.
Rules: Leashed pets are permitted on the trail but not on park shuttle buses.
Directions: Directions to Rim Trailhead: Begin from any viewpoint in Grand Canyon Village or along Hermit Road. Hikers can access the trail from many of the shuttle bus stops.
Map: Click here for a map to Rim Trail
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted to hike Rim Trail.