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Bright Angel Trail

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Popular with overnight hikers is Bright Angel Trail. The trailhead begins just west of Bright Angel Lodge and is a 9-mile hike down to the Colorado River. If you’re not up to the whole hike and camping overnight (which requires a permit) explore the inner canyon by heading just to One-and-a-Half-Mile or Three-Mile Resthouses or Indian Garden (4.6 miles) stops along the way. Or consider renting a mule — in advance.


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