Grand Canyon: North Rim to South Rim

Free downloadable topo maps of the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon National Park is 1,904 square miles and has 595 miles of trail. This hike uses the two most popular trails, the Bright Angel and the Kiabab. While they can be used as down and back hikes from either rim to the Colorado River, this map and the accompanying trail mileage sheet, were created for a hike from the North Rim to the Grand Canyon Village onthe South Rim. This traverse of the cannon is officially 21 miles, though a carful tracking of the actual paths using high resolution imagery puts it at 23 miles.

The Maps. The 3 detailed topos that comprise this trip are a little further down the page. They are free to download and formatted to print on 11x17 paper. Preprinted, color, weatherproof versions (11x17) of each map are also available for $5 each plus S&H by emailing

Want to do some trip planning? This link is to a larger map that encompasses the this trip and some of the surrounding area. (it is 1.9 mb so it may be slow to download). A preprinted version of this map is NOT available.

Trail Mileage Table: A trail mileage table is presented in pdf format. It begins at the North Rim Lodge, follows the North Rim Greenway to the North Kiabab Trailhead, and then makes the travese to the south rim. Each points is displayed with a green square on the maps. Mileage and elevations are provided.

To Buy Maps: These maps are FREE to download. Click on image to access full size maps and download them. Color, weatherproof versions (11x17) of each map are also available for $5 each plus S&H by emailing

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