Bright Angel Trail Hike – Grand Canyon National Park, US
Grand Canyon National Park, located in northwestern Arizona, United States. The park’s central feature is the Grand Canyon, a gorge of the Colorado River, which is often considered one of the Wonders of the World.
The Grand Canyon was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979. The park celebrated its 100th anniversary on February 26, 2019.
The Bright Angel Trail is a hiking trail located in Grand Canyon National Park.
The trail originates at Grand Canyon Village on the south rim of the Grand Canyon, descending 4380 feet to the Colorado River. It has an average grade of 10% along its entire length.
At trail’s end, the River Trail continues another 1.9 miles to the Bright Angel Campground and Phantom Ranch.
These two trails combined are the most common method used to access Phantom Ranch by hikers and mules.