North Vista Trail

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 38.59480°N / 107.7349°W
Additional Information Route Type: Hike - 850 feet elevation gain
Additional Information Time Required: Half a day
Additional Information Difficulty: Long Walk-up / 7 mile round-trip
Sign the Climber's Log


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.