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Bike Routes

Red Bike Route

The red route is accessible by taking our shuttle or the NPS Park shuttle to the starting point, Hopi Look Out. It bypasses the difficult hills and busy Village area. It is ideal if you are wanting a less challenging right that highlights the best views and trails.

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Duration: 1-2 Hours (Plus Shuttle Time)

One Way Distance: 5.5 Miles / 8.6km

Round Trip Distance: 11 Miles / 17.6km

Elevation Gain: 420 Feet / 132 Meters

Trail Features: Paved roads closed to public traffic (yield to buses);  paved pathways along rim; forested trails; roads along rim; roads away from rim;  10 major lookout points; souvenir and concessions shop and major hiking trail at completion (Hermit’s Rest).

NPS Shuttle Access: 5 Stops

Picnic Table Access: Yes, Multiple

Water + Restroom Access: Yes, Hermit’s Rest.

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Orange Bike Route

The orange route is accessible by directly from our shop out to the nearby paved pathway system that leads to the Yaki trail. It weaves it’s way through forest and across a road and then spends the rest of it’s duration on paved rim-side trail.

Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Duration: 1-2 Hours 

One Way Distance: 3.5 Miles /5.6km

Round Trip Distance: 7 Miles / 11.2 km

Elevation Gain: 142 Feet / 43 Meters

Trail Features: Paved pathways along rim; paved roads closed to public traffic (yield to buses);  forested trails; 4 major lookout points; major hiking trailhead  (Kaibab Trailhead).

NPS Shuttle Access: 4 Stops

Picnic Table Access: Yes, Multiple

Water + Restroom Access: Yes, South Kaibab Trailhead and Yaki Point

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Yellow Bike Route

This route is recommended only if you’re very fit OR if you rent electric bikes to assist your ride. It will navigate you directly from our shop via the village to the Hermit Road and all the way to Hermit’s rest.

Difficulty: Challenging Due to Distance/Hills

Duration: 2.5-6 Hours

One Way Distance: 10.5 Miles / 16.8km

Round Trip Distance: 21 Miles / 33.6 km

Elevation Gain:
Our Shop – Hopi Point: 50 Ft / 15 Meters
Hopi Point – Hermits Rest: 420 Ft / 132 Meters
Biggest Hill: 6% Grade for .5 Miles / .75 km

Trail Features: Village pathways and paved roads with access to restaurants, stores and restaurants; paved roads closed to public traffic (yield to buses);  paved pathways along rim; forested trails; roads along rim; roads away from rim;  15 major lookout points; souvenir and concessions shop and major hiking trail at completion (Hermit’s Rest).

NPS Shuttle Access: 17 Stops

Picnic Table Access: Yes, Multiple

Water Access: Yes, Hermit’s Rest, Village Area, Grocery Store Area.

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Picnic in the Park

Grab lunch at our cafe and take it with you on your bike ride. We have compiled a list of the picnic spots around the park. Have the most scenic meal that you’ll ever experience! Download the map by clicking below.

    Self Guided Map App

    Download and use our free self-guided bike tour map app. Choose your route and our guide’s voice will automatically be triggered as you navigate your way through the Park. Scan the QR code below or search for “Bikegrandcanyon Tours” in your app store. Download on Apple here, and Download on google play store here

      Bike Route Map

      Check out our bike routes and map. The three routes are have different pros and cons. When you get to our shop, a staff member can help you if you have questions about the best route for you!  Click here to download a high res PDF map and self guided tour.

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        RESERVATIONS

        We always recommend reservations whenever possible. Walk-up availability is on a first-come-first-serve basis and is on a weather-dependent basis in the winter months.

        Address

        Bright Angel Bicycles LLC
        10 S. Entrance Road
        Grand Canyon, AZ, 86023

        Phone

         928-679-0992

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        Authorized Concessioner

        Bright Angel Bicycles & Cafe at Mather Point is an authorized concessioner of the National Park Service, Dept. of the Interior. All prices and services are regulated by NPS.

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        Bright Angel Bicycles is the official sponsor of Bikeyourpark.org, an online resource that seeks to promote better parks and a better life by using bikes as vehicles in National Parks across the United States of America.