Link this trail with the Bull Basin trail for an 11 mile hike. Elevation change from rim to river is 4860 ft (1480 m), along a 6.3 mile (10.1 km) trail. Lofty viewpoints of the Grand Canyon, hiking trails, and back-road drives can keep you enthralled for days. North Kaibab Trail. The North Kaibab Trail is the least visited but most difficult of the three maintained trails at Grand Canyon National Park. 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. Though boating and fishing are allowed, swimming is not permitted in the less than 40 foot deep Kaibab Lake. The best hike near Kaibab is Havasu Canyon Trail, a 10.3 mile oneway in . Dogtown Lake Campground: This scenic campsite with great hiking trails costs $20 for a single site and $32 for a double. Kaibab National Forest: Lovely walking trails - See 135 traveler reviews, 79 candid photos, and great deals for Jacob Lake, AZ, at Tripadvisor. Vault toilets and and water faucets are scattered throughout the campground. Part of the trail shadows an old sheepherder’s path. 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. Compare elevation, range, calories and other trail metrics. THE EASTERN KAIBAB PLATEAU. Camping: There are both dispersed and designated campgrounds in the area. Explore hiking trails around Kaibab, Arizona. Arizona — South Kaibab Trail. It is a water source for the city of Williams. Although nearly all forest roads are unpaved, cautiously driven cars can negotiate many of them in dry weather. Download the free Williams South topo map. The Dogtown Lake Trail is located 4.1 miles from Williams, Arizona (AZ) in Kaibab National Forest. The South Kaibab Trailhead sits 400 feet higher than the Bright Angel Trailhead. By starting on the South Kaibab Trail, you eliminate a nice chunk of climbing from the hike. Finding the best hike in Arizona is an open and shut case: It’s in the Grand Canyon. There are 70 campsites with fire rings and picnic tables (fee for camping). Most viewpoints and other attractions lie in the Kaibab National Forest. Kaibab Lake is located in the Kaibab National Forest 4 miles northeast of the town of Williams. The trail has several junctions with other paths leading east and west along this very remote section of the canyon. 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. 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. 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