Fire Point, Timp Point

A great way to view the Grand Canyon without the crowds.

Total Miles
68.2
Plan with onX Offroad

Elevation
2806.58

Duration
4

Technical Rating
3/10

Best Time
Summer/Fall

Trail Overview

The north rim of the Grand Canyon is spectacular from this trail located in Kaibab National Forest. There is a section just before Fire Point that unlicensed vehicle owners should park and hike the last mile.

Difficulty

Easy: Most of the roads are wide and well maintained except for the short stretch between Waypoints 05 and 08. After Road 206 passes Quaking Aspen Spring, the road narrows to one lane and is somewhat overgrown, although it's not scratchy. As it climbs to 271, 206 gets steeper and rougher.

History

Fires are fairly common on the north rim of the Grand Canyon. At Fire Point, you'll see evidence of the latest fire, which occurred in July 2011. A hiking trail runs from Fire Point to Timp Point, then continues to other points along the rim.

Access Description

From Highway 89A in Jacob Lake, drive south 26.6 miles on Highway 67 to wide Forest Service Road 22 on right.

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