Grand Canyon Snowshoeing: Snowshoe Rentals & Tours

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Snowshoeing in and around Grand Canyon provides you with pristine trails, lovely white snowscapes and a unique view of all the natural wonders that make up this national park.

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  • A snowshoeing adventure in Grand Canyon National Park is a unique way to see the sights
  • Shoshone Point is an easy trek to some incredible views
  • Snowshoe through Grand Canyon Village on Greenway Trail
  • Try the multi-day trip on snowshoes from the Highway 67 gate to the North Rim

Where can I go Snowshoeing?

Shoshone Point
Description: On the south rim of Grand Canyon, at the eastern entrance to the park, you’ll find this easy path for snowshoeing, when there’s been enough snow. It will take you to a marvelous overlook of the canyon.

  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Trail Type: Out and back road
  • Trailhead: At Desert View, Grand Canyon, 2.4 miles down Desert View Drive.

Greenway Trail
Description: If snowfall has come to the south rim, this popular trail is great for a snowshoe route through Grand Canyon Village.

  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Trail Type: One-way trail
  • Trailhead: Grand Canyon Village.

Grandview Lookout Trails
Description: These ski trails in Kaibab National Forest (outside Grand Canyon National Park) are perfect for snowshoeing. There must be, of course, a good snowfall before embarking on this adventure.

  • Distance: Varies
  • Trail Type: Various
  • Trailhead: Near Grandview Lookout Tower in Kaibab National Forest.

Bridle Trail
Description: Bridle Trail begins in the North Rim Village and will allow you to reach the North Kaibab Trailhead as well as experience some beautiful views of Grand Canyon.

  • Distance: 1.2 miles
  • Trail Type: One-way trail
  • Trailhead: At Grand Canyon Lodge on the North Rim.

Rainbow Rim Trail
Description: On the North Rim, you won’t have trouble finding a winter day with no snow available for snowshoeing. On Rainbow Rim Trail, you will marvel at the views as you move through the snowy landscapes.

  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Trail Type: One-way single track
  • Trailhead: Off Highway 67 on Forest Road 214 at Parissawampitts Viewpoint.

Highway 67 to the North Rim
Description: Snowshoeing the deserted and snow-covered Highway 67 to the North Rim is quite an adventure. The time to enjoy this multi-day trip is from the middle of November to mid-May, camping at group campsites in the park (with a permit).

  • Distance: Varies depending on your route in Grand Canyon National Park
  • Trail Type: One-way single track
  • Trailhead: Off Highway 67 on Forest Road 214 at Parissawampitts Viewpoint.

Kaibab Plateau
Description: You can take a daylong snowshoe excursion across the Kaibab Plateau and through forests covered with a layer of snow. It’s a wonderful getaway for a winter vacation.

  • Distance: Varies depending on the route you take.
  • Trail Type: Varies
  • Trailheads: Off Highway 89A on Forest Roads.

I am looking for a Snowshoeing guide

Discover the perfect snowshoe guide for your Grand Canyon adventure by checking the below listings. With a guide’s expertise, you will be able to experience the best of the region’s snowshoe trails and sights.