A Perfect Time For Hiking Into The Grand Canyon! Here Are Fall’s Fantastic Adventures!

Let’s Hike the Grand Canyon!

OK, some you will remember that I shared my story of hiking into the Grand Canyon in 2018 – but since it’s now a great time to visit there…I wanted to remind you of what it’s like to visit one of the seven natural wonders of the world!

The view of the Grand Canyon from the southern rim is almost too much to absorb…if you’ve never been, it’s a four hour+ drive from Phoenix, Arizona…and when you arrive, there is a parking lot just steps away from the South Rim Visitors Center, where this is your view:

You really can’t capture the majesty of what is in front of you – it’s simply too vast to fully absorb:

The really cool thing is that you can actually hike into the Grand Canyon as well!

Now is the time of year to begin doing that: in the summer the heat is deadly, and it takes 6+ hours to get to the bottom – see it?

That’s the bottom, where the strip of trees are – and from he top, there are a number of trails that converge not he way down – here’s a sneak peek:

Want more? Here’s another bit of the trailer – as you can see, the path is wide but there are NO barriers, so be careful!

If you want more information about what it takes to hike down into the Grand Canyon – and how far it is, just click on my story here:

My wife Alex and I discovered America’s terrific National Parks in the western part of the US – the pandemic made it a safe, wide-open escape from our house!

That included an incredible hike through “The Narrows”, called that because you literally hike through the Virgin River, with towering mountains above you!

Click here for more of this amazing hike!

And I always end with one of the most terrifying hikes int he world:

It’s real, so would you hike it?

Click for more of the world’s most terrifying hikes!

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11 replies

  1. I have a friend who hiked in and got heatstroke. She had to be taken back out by horse.

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  2. I think you should post this at lest twice a year. Really. Like a good book or a good dinner, people need to see our beautiful country over and over again.

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  3. Always worth seeing again. Thanks, John.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  4. I was in awe of it when I finally visited, but would love to hike there

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  5. The best of the national parks are in the west! All are marvelous and fall is the best time to see them, in my humble opinion. We made it the Grand Canyon a couple of years ago in November and found it uncrowded and the weather perfect! All of our hiking was along the rim so I’m glad you shared some of the your walk down!

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