The North Kaibab Trail is the least visited but most difficult of the three maintained trails at Grand Canyon National Park. Link this trail with the Bull Basin trail for an 11 mile hike. Though boating and fishing are allowed, swimming is not permitted in the less than 40 foot deep Kaibab Lake. Lofty viewpoints of the Grand Canyon, hiking trails, and back-road drives can keep you enthralled for days. The trail has several junctions with other paths leading east and west along this very remote section of the canyon. Although nearly all forest roads are unpaved, cautiously driven cars can negotiate many of them in dry weather. Most viewpoints and other attractions lie in the Kaibab National Forest. It is a water source for the city of Williams. North Kaibab Trail. Camping: There are both dispersed and designated campgrounds in the area. Arizona — South Kaibab Trail. Its fish include rainbow trout, largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegills and catfish. Kaibab National Forest: Lovely walking trails - See 135 traveler reviews, 79 candid photos, and great deals for Jacob Lake, AZ, at Tripadvisor. Kaibab Lake is a popular area to join friends or family for a picnic in the cool pines. Part of the trail shadows an old sheepherder’s path. Kaibab Lake is located in the Kaibab National Forest 4 miles northeast of the town of Williams. There are 70 campsites with fire rings and picnic tables (fee for camping). THE EASTERN KAIBAB PLATEAU. Finding the best hike in Arizona is an open and shut case: It’s in the Grand Canyon. By starting on the South Kaibab Trail, you eliminate a nice chunk of climbing from the hike. Download the free Williams South topo map. Kaibab Lake Recreation Site covers roughly 45 acres of National Forest and houses less than 2 miles of paved roads, an amphitheater, boat dock, camping sites and one quaint restroom. Dogtown Lake Campground: This scenic campsite with great hiking trails costs $20 for a single site and $32 for a double. You can hike these trails in either order, but there are several good reasons to hike down the South Kaibab Trail and up the Bright Angel Trail. A nature trail wanders through the facility. The best hike near Kaibab is Havasu Canyon Trail, a 10.3 mile oneway in . The Dogtown Lake Trail is located 4.1 miles from Williams, Arizona (AZ) in Kaibab National Forest. South Kaibab: 6.5: 4,820: Another busy but strenuous rim to river route, with no water along the way, the South Kaibab Trail runs for much of its length along a narrow ridge, so views in all directions are quite unobstructed. South Kaibab Trail: The trail begins on the South Rim near Yaki Point, and descends to the Colorado River. Almost a thousand feet higher at the trailhead than South Rim trails, hikers on the North Kaibab Trail pass through every ecosystem to be found between Canada and Mexico. 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