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Widforss Trail (North Rim) 10 mi. / 16 km round-trip; 6 hours approximate round-trip hiking time. Blends forest and canyon scenery. Even a short walk can be very satisfying. Take the dirt road 1/4 mile/0.4 km south of Cape Royal Road for 1 mile/1.6 km to the Widforss Trail parking area. Self-guiding trail brochure available at trailhead.

Widforss trail is named after Gunnar M. Widforss, who painted landscapes of the national parks of the west during the 1920's and 1930's.

It is always a good idea that everyone carry water! Even though you will be hiking on the rim, you still need water and food. Trail Condition:

Inclines, with some steep sections. Well defined. Shade along trail.

Directions to Trailhead:

About 2.5 miles from the Lodge or 2 miles by hiking trail.

Trailhead Elevation:

8,080 Feet, elevation changes up to 650 feet. Max elevation about 8,250 feet.

Services:

NO Assistance on Trail.

Note:NO water along trail.
Destination Distance (in Miles) Services: W = Water; T = Toilet/Restroom; E = Emergency Phone
To Next Point Total From Trailhead Round Trip From Trailhead Services Notes
W T E
Widforss Trailhead 2.1            
Post 14 2.8 2.1 4.2       End of self-guided trail.
Widforss Point overlook   4.9 9.8        


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