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North Vista Trail

North Vista Trail

North Vista Trail

Page Type: Route

Location: Colorado, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 38.59480°N / 107.7349°W

Object Title: North Vista Trail

Route Type: Hike - 850 feet elevation gain

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Long Walk-up / 7 mile round-trip

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Created/Edited: May 1, 2005 / May 1, 2005

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The North Vista Trail starts near the North Rim Campground at the Ranger Station.

Route Description

The trail winds through a pinon-juniper forest to exclamation point long view of the canyon and river. Above exclamation point there are panoramic views of the canyon and surrounding mountains. The North Vista Trail is included in the Park brochure map.

Essential Gear

Standard hiking gear with enough water for an unshaded seven mile trip. Maybe a few snacks.


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