Angels Window Trail

Grand Canyon National Park
Located 14.3 miles from Tusayan, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
118 Steps 1  (0.1 mi)

The Angel's Window Trail is a very short, paved trail with amazing views of Angel's Window, the Colorado River and the inner Grand Canyon.

Angels Window TrailAngels WindowAngels Window Trailhead Sign


The Angels Window Trail has a maximum elevation of 7,894 ft (2,406 m), a minimum elevation of 7,888 ft (2,404 m), and an elevation range of 6 ft (2 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
1180.1 mi7,888 ft7,894 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
1 min0.22 ft7 ft
[ B to A ]
2 min0.67 ft2 ft

What is the length of the Angels Window Trail?

The length of the trail is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) or 118 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Angels Window Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 1 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 2 min in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Angels Window 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. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Bright Angel Point, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Walhalla Plateau, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Cape Solitude, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Phantom Ranch, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Cape Royal, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Desert View, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Tusayan East, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Grandview Point, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Grandview Point NE, AZ

Is there an Angels Window trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Angels Window Trail is located on the Cape Royal topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.