Waldron Trail
Grand Canyon National Park

Located 7.8 miles from Tusayan, Arizona

4 Stars

The Waldron Trail descends into the canyon from the south rim. The trail has steep switchbacks and limited shade. While you're there, check-out Horsetheif Tank; you might see some wildlife drinking from the water.

Waldron Trail


The length of the Waldron Trail in Grand Canyon National Park is 1.5 miles and requires around 1.0 hours to hike one-way. The trail has a maximum elevation of 6,393 feet, a cumulative elevation gain of 1.0 miles and a cumulative elevation loss of 0.4 miles.



The following chart shows the total calories that you can expend on the Waldron Trail while hiking (round-trip) at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.


Topo Maps

Grand Canyon Topo Map: Download the free Waldron Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Grand Canyon National Park topographic maps.

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