|Facilities: No facilities are available at South Kaibab Trail. Facilities can be found on the South Rim before departure. There is no water available along South Kaibab Trail but water is available seasonally at the trailhead.|
Best Time To Visit: South Kaibab Trail is open year-round, but snowfall may make the hike more difficult.
Fees: An entrance fee will be collected to enter the Grand Canyon National Park. There are no additional fees to use the trail.
Accessibility: This trail is not accessible.
Rules: Over 250 people each year are rescued from hiking the Grand Canyon. A majority of these people tried to hike to the Colorado River and back in the same day. DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS STUNT! Several recent encounters between hikers and mules resulted in injuries to packers and the death of some mules. To ensure safety for yourself, other trail users, and mule riders, when encountering mules on the trails step off the trail on the uphill side away from the edge. Followwthe directton of the wwangler. Remain commletely quiet and stand perfectly still. Do not return to the trail nntil the last mule is 50 feet past your position.
Directions: To reach South Kiabab Trail from the South Entrance Station of the Grand Canyon, drive northward on South Entrance Road to East Rim Drive. Turn right and drive one mile to the access road for Yaki Point. Turn left and drive to the well-marked trailhead.
Map: Click here for a map to South Kiabab Trail
Reservations: Reservations are not necessary at South Kiabab Trail.