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Kaibab National Forest

U.S. 89A/AZ 67, Jacob Lake, AZ
+1 928-643-7298
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Parkland consisting of more than 1.5 million acres that border the north and south rims of Grand Canyon National Park.
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  • Average5%
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U.S. 89A/AZ 67, Jacob Lake, AZ
+1 928-643-7298
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A picturesque place to see and take a hike if you choose too. Really just spectacular and so worth a stop to hike or just shoot some photo's.

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This forest is vast and varied. It started off with small bushes sparsely spread and eventually became a forest in which there were lovely shady walks.

Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We drove though here on our way to Grand Canyon North Rim. Very pretty and a few photos to be taken. We passed some bison grazing along the way.

1  Thank Perry W
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Amazing !!!!!! Really it was.When you go through the forest you feel like you are in the lap of Mother Nature.One moment lush green trees other moment never ending meadows.Bisons here Deer there.Take some extra time and enjoy being there :) Though we have not...More

1  Thank DiveshV
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This area is amazing. Beautiful forests, beautiful drive in through desert and red rock country. Lots of areas to choose from for sightseeing, hiking, etc. the Grand Canyon is amazing, of course, and the old lodge just beautiful. The sad part was the smoke. some...More

3  Thank Dulce_NMTurtle
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

North rim of the Grand Canyon, Kanab Creek wilderness, very large wildlife population (Kaibab squirrels are cool). Lots of roads and trails. What more do you need?

1  Thank Kangnam76
Reviewed 1 November 2016

On our drive from Jacob Lake to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon we saw Buffalo running about in the distance. There were several places to pull off the side of the road and watch nature in all its glory. When traveling at night...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The first part of the Kaibab National Forest is the area around Tusayan south of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Although it is called a Forest it is more open plains in some areas and quite different scenery to what you see further...More

1  Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This area is really wide, open space - the kind of place you see in a Western movie! Wildlife abounds - deer and even buffalo!

Thank BRLG2004
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Driving and hiking, peaceful beauty. Sunrise, sunset, and everything in between is just beautiful to see.

Thank P H
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Chad T
How are the road/weather conditions around Jacob Lake in mid April? I know the North Rim is closed until May, but I'm not sure if that is because of snowy conditions or just not enough visitors.
17 December 2016|
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Response from 24connie | Reviewed this property |
We were summer travelers!
Cheri C
Looking to go to the Grand Canyon and Kaibab forest. Looking for day hike ideas. Away from crowds. June.
26 October 2016|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
Realize there are limited trails. We found the ones on the north side of the canyon are less traveled.
We are heading to Utah from Las Vegas and want detour away for a day to see the North Rim. I'd like to rent cabin for the night in the Kaibab national forest somewhere between Jakob Lake and the North Rim. I cannot decide which to rent. I am looking on the reserve america web site. Is there a better, more clear man so I know where exactly each cabin is and the environment it is in? Karen
12 September 2016|
Response from summarah |
...oops I obviously meant “map” LOL