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Located along the rim of the Grand Canyon and connecting five large "Points" of land which overhang the Canyon and the Arizona Strip. The five "Points" are: Parissawampitts, Fence, Locust, North Timp and Timp. Each offers a different view and perspective of Grand Canyon features such as Powell Plateau, Steamboat Mountain, Tapeats Amphitheater and Great Thumb Mesas, as well as the Mt. Trumbull region of The Arizona Strip. In addition to the areas along the rim, the trail passes through a forest of old growth Ponderosa pine and drops into a number of steep-sided canyons filled with groves of aspens and small meadows.

Directions: From Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center, Timp: From the junction of FR 206 and 271, follow FR 271 for 8 miles to the trailhead.

Elevation: 7,550 feet

Ending Elevation: 8,800 feet

Elevation Gain: 1,250 feet

Usage: Moderate

Difficulty: Strenuous

 
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Kaibab National Forest, Arizona


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