The year 2019 is the centennial year for the Grand Canyon National Park. The 277-mile-long chasm is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. There are options for anyone who wants to hike this natural wonder. Here are ten of the best. For beginners: 1. Cape Royal Viewpoint 2. Horseshoe Bend 3. Desert View 4. Kolb Studio via the South Rim Trail 5. Grand Canyon Lodge via the Transept Trail For intermediate hikers: 6. Ken Patrick Trail to Point Imperial 7. Bright Angel Trail to Indian Garden Campground For expert hikers: 8. Havasu Falls 9. South Kaibab Trail to Skeleton Point. And, for hikers of any level who has a high-profile vehicle: 10. Toroweap Overlook.
- Grand Canyon is one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and having kicked off its centennial season, this is the best time to explore it.
- The Cape Royal Viewpoint is a good place to see in the Grand Canyon. The best time to do the hike is from sunrise in July to September.
- The Cape Royal Viewpoint is best for beginners to the Grand Canyon who want to experience an easy morning win with memorable sunrise views.
“We chatted with Arizona Outback Adventures’ longtime Grand Canyon guide Annemarie Kruse and narrowed the routes down to the 10 most picturesque hikes to do this year, plus who they’re best for and when to go (note that the high alpine North Rim is only open from May 15 to October 15, 2019).”