Roosevelt Point Trail

Grand Canyon National Park
Located 19.6 miles from Tusayan, Arizona (AZ)
4 Stars
521 Steps 1  (0.2 mi)

The Roosevelt Point Trail is a short scenic overlook loop trail, located between Bright Angel Point and Cape Royal; a perfect place for a picnic.

Roosevelt Point TrailRoosevelt Point Sign PostThe View at Roosevelt Point


The Roosevelt Point Trail has a maximum elevation of 8,473 ft (2,583 m), a minimum elevation of 8,434 ft (2,571 m), and an elevation range of 39 ft (12 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
5210.2 mi8,434 ft8,473 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
6 min3.340 ft37 ft
[ B to A ]
6 min3.137 ft40 ft

What is the length of the Roosevelt Point Trail?

The length of the trail is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) or 521 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Roosevelt Point Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 6 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 6 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 Roosevelt Point 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: Little Park Lake, AZ
  2. North Topo Map: Point Imperial, AZ
  3. Northeast Topo Map: Nankoweap Mesa, AZ
  4. West Topo Map: Bright Angel Point, AZ
  5. Topo Map: Walhalla Plateau, AZ
  6. East Topo Map: Cape Solitude, AZ
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Phantom Ranch, AZ
  8. South Topo Map: Cape Royal, AZ
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Desert View, AZ

Is there a Roosevelt Point trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Roosevelt Point Trail is located on the Walhalla Plateau 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.