Fern Glen

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Fern Glen canyon
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Location

How to Get There
This hike is accessed from a river rafting trip on the Colorado River. Fern Glen Canyon is located at river mile 168.5 on river right.
city
Grand Canyon
state
AZ
country
USA
Region
Grand Canyon and Marble Canyon area

Hike details

Distance
1.00 [Miles] Total
Hike Distance- Details
1.0 miles round trip (to the travertine fall and back)
Time
1.00 [Hours]
Time-details
It took us about 1.0 hours total.
Elevation Change
0 Total gain/loss [Feet]
Elevation Loss
0 Total Elevation Loss[Feet]
Elevation Gain
0 Total Elevation Gain [Feet]
Elevation Details
Not much.
Hike Trail Type
Out and Back

Season

Best Season
  • March
  • April
  • September
  • October
Worst Season
  • June
  • July
  • August
Season Details
Spring, Summer, Fall.
Date Hike completed
October 01, 2007

Solitudue

Solitude
High
Solitude Details
Excellent for us, but usually Fern Glen is a popular stop. Either crowds or solitude possible here.

Difficulty

Difficulty Rating
Easy
difficulty detail
35 yr old Recommendation: A quick hike to a peaceful and scenic set of falls.

Permits

Be Aware of
Boulder hopping, scrambling

Hike up Fern Glen canyon in Grand Canyon National park, Arizona.

Fern Glen canyon has a nice mixture of flowers, ferns, narrows, and waterfalls which make it a popular stop. The hike takes a bit of boulder hopping and scrambling, but to get to the travertine falls is not too difficult.

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