USA Grand Canyon Horseshoe Bend is a famous meander on river Colorado
USA Grand Canyon winter baldeagle
USA Grand Canyon Cathedral Wash Trail in Marble Canyon Arizona Beautiful view through the trail which leads to Colorado River

Once in Grand Canyon National Park, there’s much more to do than stare into the world-famous chasm.

The Rim Trail offers different views from the top of the canyon on a mostly paved path. Though it’s 13 miles long (21km), hikers can utilize the park’s shuttle bus system in place of doing the whole hike. The Bright Angel Trail (12 miles round-trip, 19km) is one of the US national park system’s best-known trails. It heads to the bottom of the canyon, a marvellous experience for those with plenty of water and stamina. It is recommended that hikers do just a portion of the hike down Bright Angel and back up to the rim as there are many rescues each year for underprepared hikers who overestimate their abilities.

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