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I want to hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon but am afraid of heights. What are the trails like?
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Arizona, Bicycling, Hiking
9 years ago
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Thank you for sharing your inspirational goal with us at Hiking into the Grand Canyon, despite your fears, will be a life changing and memorable experience for you!

I don’t want to delude you—acrophobics may find some of the trails and overlooks in the Grand Canyon to be difficult. As long as you follow the proper safety precautions while hiking and prepare mentally before your trip, however, you will be able to have an enjoyable time exploring one of our country’s most iconic national parks.
There are some trails containing frightening sections you may want to either prepare for or avoid on your first visit. has put together a list of these "hot spots" of fear. Check them out here:

After your trip, please check back in with us to share your photos and experiences. Have fun!
9 years ago