We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Only Way

The best way to see the Canyon is to get on one of the trails in the Inner Canyon. The views are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Charlottetown, Canada

It's really incredible to see the inner canyon, and how stunning it really is. There's so much to... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2019
New York City, New York
Read all 81 reviews
All photos (96)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“phantom ranch”(19 reviews)
“bright angel”(8 reviews)
“north kaibab”(2 reviews)
Visitors can enter the inner canyon by hiking, mule or raft, and can stay overnight.
Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
+1 800-453-9107
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around Grand Canyon National Park
from US$379.99
More Info
from US$95.99
More Info
from US$107.99
More Info
from US$25.00
More Info
Reviews (81)
Filter reviews
77 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews phantom ranch bright angel north kaibab rim rim plateau point day hike mule ride creek canyon visitors trail views gcnp millions backpack miles cabin
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 77 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best way to see the Canyon is to get on one of the trails in the Inner Canyon. The views are vastly different and just as spectacular.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 26 January 2019

It's really incredible to see the inner canyon, and how stunning it really is. There's so much to see here!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mark42139
Reviewed 21 July 2018

The inner canyon is the best way to experience the canyon if you have the time, energy and inclination. Photos just cannot do justice to the Grand Canyon, the inner canyon gives you the full impact of the canyon. I did a rim to rim...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SWTraveler898
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Yeah, this is the place. If you can make the trip, find a way to get it done! There is nothing like being inside the canyon to appreciate how really, really big the canyon is. And the views are splendid.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank C_William_L
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I am not an athlete, but like to hike, and I find the roundtrip rim-to-rim doable as a day-hike if it isn't too hot. Better for most people would be a multiday hike involving backpacking or a stay at Phantom Ranch. It certainly isn't for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Robert J
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Hurl yourself into in inner canyon. Take a trail, any trail. My favorite is the Kaibab , second would be the Bright Angel. Last time I did rim to rim to see more of the canyon. Best to get a cabin or bunk at Phantom...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Do not underestimate any walk you do into the Grand Canyon. While I was visiting witnessed two people become quite ill due to exhaustion and one women break her ankle. However if you come prepared to hike, take a mule ride or helicopter I really...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kate_adams_1993
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The inner canyon is where the real beauty lies. To really experience the GCNP you have to put on your boots and your backpack. Get a little dirt under your nails. I don't know why but it seems the effort you put in to hike...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We hiked the inner canyon from rim to rim. There is a lot to experience with a variety of trails and gorgeous views everywhere you go.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 7 June 2017

You cannot fully experience and appreciate the Grand Canyon with a 7 day rafting trip thru the inner gorge. Words cannot even begin to tell what we felt and experience down there from the hikes to great spots to the silent quiet parts of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Cherie P
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Yavapai Lodge
3,361 reviews
3.66 miles away
El Tovar Hotel
3,384 reviews
4.03 miles away
Maswik Lodge
3,366 reviews
4.49 miles away
Grand Canyon Plaza Hotel
2,084 reviews
9.09 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20 nearby restaurants
Phantom Ranch
246 reviews
1.34 miles away
Bright Angel Bicycles and Cafe
321 reviews
3.16 miles away
El Tovar Lodge Dining Room
5,598 reviews
4.04 miles away
Canyon Village Market Place and Deli
791 reviews
3.75 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 108 nearby attractions
Grand Canyon South Rim
21,705 reviews
3.63 miles away
Grand Canyon National Park
501 reviews
3.96 miles away
South Kaibab Trail
1,568 reviews
3.32 miles away
Rim Trail
1,370 reviews
2.93 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Inner Canyon staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines