County Hwy 5/Grand Canyon Toroweap Overlook

Total Miles


1733.46 ft


3 Hours

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Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This trail is class 2 sand, dirt, and gravel trail traveling south from Colorado City, AZ to Grand Canyon, Toroweap Overlook. A two-dollar permit is required to enter the last six miles of the trail. The last six miles will be a class 3. Tuweep campground is at the end of the trail with ten primitive sites with no water or electricity. Vaulted toilets are present at campgrounds and picnic areas. The cost for a campground requires A ten-dollar permit and ten per night stay. Beautiful overlooks and trails present, Tuckup Trailhead, Saddle Loop Horse Trail, and Lava Falls Trailhead.


Departing Colorado City, AZ. the trail will be a class 2 be aware of rain for there could be water crossings. Last six miles from the ranger station of Grand Canyon will be a class 3.

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Access Description

Follow County Hwy 5 south out of Colorado City, Az. The trail will change its name to Mount Trumbull Road. upon entering Grand Canyon National Park.